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Tens of thousands of celebrants are expected at Asia’s largest LGBT parade, which is scheduled for 25 October 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan. Several parties and other events are planned that weekend. 

Taiwan Tongzhi Hotline Association 台灣同志諮詢熱線協會

Participants in Taiwan’s LGBT Pride Parade. Photo Credit: W Hotels.

 

Asia’s largest LGBT pride parade and party is scheduled for 24 - 26 October 2014.

Now in its 12th year, the festival is expected to attract more than 80,000 members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and their supporters.

The parade will make its way through the streets of Taipei on the afternoon of 25 October.

The parade will start at Kaidagelan Boulevard and snake its way through the streets of Taipei to where it started. It takes about 2 hours to complete.

Following the parade, local and overseas performers will perform on stage. There will also be lots of stalls in support of gay charities and other organisations.

That night there will be lots of parties. One of the largest will be a W Taipei, one of several gay friendly hotels in the city.

Hotel Package

To celebrate, W Taipei is offering a special 'Pride in Taiwan' room package from 22 to 26 October.

The hotel room package  includes a 10% donation to the Taiwan LGBT Hotline. The hotel is one of several gay friendly hotels in Taipei.

 “W is big supporter to the alternative lifestyles,” says Hotel GM Cary Michael Gray.

 “This is the third year we have offered this special package; we wish to provide the Taiwan LGBT a safe and fun place to celebrate and be proud regardless of who they love.”

 The hotel room package includes ...

  • One night’s accommodation
  • Welcome cocktails for 2
  • In room welcome amenity
  • Rainbow wristband for 2
  • Free entry to Woobar Pride party on 25 October
  • Unlimited gym access
  • Daily protein drinks for 2
  • Free access to swimming pool, steam room, and sauna
  • Express check-out

The hotel has 405 rooms, 4 food and beverage outlets, a gym, and spa, and meetings facilities.

Where

W Taipei, 10 Zhongxiao East Road, Sec. 5, Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. Telephone:+886 2 7703 8893. Hotel Website: W Taipei.

 

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