Gay Marriage Admitted in California Bring Business Opportunities

Nov 25 08:49 2010 cathy chen Print This Article

On November 16th,  Same-sex couples can get married legally in California,many gays would came here to get married and spend holidays,thus this would bring large business opporties in California.

 Same-sex couples can get married legally in California since November 16th,Guest Posting which is decided by California court a month ago. It is expected to bring tehran business opportunities with hundreds of millions dollars for California.

Get married legally in California

Analysts explained that California is the only state to allow same-sex couples from other states to get married, so it is expected that a large number of same-sex couples specially went to California to get married. The wedding dressand other wedding supplies    would form a mini-same-sex marriage industry. Outside California, the United States only allows legal gay marriage In Massachusetts, but it is only based on the local same-sex couples in Massachusetts. This will make California as the exclusive gay marria ge "market.”

The University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) published the study last week, half of the total 102,000 pairs of same-sex couples in California, intent to get married within three years. In the three years, 68,000 pairs of specially sex couples are estimated to get    from other states.

The study said: "The state-of-state same-sex couples and same-sex couples would directly spend over 683 million on the wedding within the three years in California.” The report also pointed out that this will create about 2,100 new jobs.

Contribution to the Tourist

Kaiser, the vice president of Los Angeles County Economic Development Association and chief economist, analyzed that when the economic recession affects the tourism industry, the same-sex marriage will bring benefit. Kaiser said: "This is good news for the tourism industry." She also pointed out that most of the same-sex couples are dual income, no kids are "top-off family," They are the most welcome guest of tourist.

Los Angeles, San Francisco have begun to publicly promote they are the nostalgia popular same-sex couples paradise. California has already been the most popular tourist destination for gays. According to statistics of Community Marketing Gay, among the top ten popular gays’ tourist destination, four are in California, gays would spend 640 billion U.S. dollars in tourism consumption in California each year. They would buy many holiday gifts for their beloved and some other outdoor staffs .

Court decision

California Supreme Court rejected a law banning gay marriage on 16th, so gays can legally get married in California. The ruling came into effect at 5:01 on the November 16th. Many businessmen are ready to welcome a large number of same-sex couples getting married.

In West Hollywood areas in Los Angeles, Carla Freitas, the Hotel Marketing Representative of Ramada Plaza said: “bookings indeed increased, especially this week. It is almost fully booked on 17th, the day to begin issuing same-sex marriage certificate. It is expected to be more or less next few days. "

At the same time, some people wait and see first. 4,000 same-sex couples rush to San Francisco to get married in 2004, but their marriage was ruled invalid by the state government after five months later.

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