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Billy Kolber

CEO & Co-Founder
Billy Kolber

Billy Kolber is the co-founder of HospitableMe, and a leading voice in the LGBTQ+ travel industry. He co-founded OUT&ABOUT, the first gay + lesbian travel magazine in the US, and ManAboutWorld, one of the first mobile-only magazines of any kind. He and his team provide education and training to empower destinations and brands to provide more inclusive, authentic, personalized and welcoming service to diverse travelers. Billy has a B.S. in Biology from Yale, and sang around the world with the Yale Whiffenpoofs. He has worked as a commercial photographer, chocolatier, top-selling Avon Representative, author and guest experience consultant. Billy has visited 71 countries, but still lives in New York City, where he was born.