Get Your Gay on: LGBT Event Round-up

Lots of upcoming events and travel deals for gay and lesbian travelers — even armchair travelers — all over the world.

Gay Travel Expo in NYC

The New York City Gay Travel Expo takes place Wednesday May 12 from 4pm to 9pm. According to the event organizers:

you can learn about new travel destinations, rediscover old ones, find glbt friendly travel providers and get information to plan your next vacation. Exhibitors will include:

  • airlines
  • hotels
  • cruise lines
  • car rental companies
  • resorts
  • exotic destinations.
  • convention and visitors bureaus

For more information, click here.

Barcelona Gay-Friendly Hotel Deal

The Hotel Casanova in the trendy, gay-popular Eixample District of Barcelona is offering a deal for LGBT travelers. The special, called Barcelona Nights, which is valid through the end of 2010 includes the following:

  • A 25% discount at the hotel’s restaurant, bar, and spa throughout their stay;
  • Guests staying for at least three nights also get a free pair of “le dd” brand designer recyclable moccasins; and
  • Guests are also invited to convene in the hotel restaurant every Wednesday night for a weekly reception with complimentary tapas.

Amsterdam at its Gayest

There are lots of events going on in Amsterdam starting in April. Highlights include:

  • The Queens Day and Night on April 30;j
  • The 15th Amsterdam Gay Pride from 1st through 8th August; and
  • The Leather Pride ‘GetRuff’ – including Rapido Halloween  in Paradiso – from October 29th through October 31st.

Additional information for visitors on gay Amsterdam and tourist and cultural events you can find  on, and

Published by edsalvato

Educator, marketing, communications and travel safety expert; LGBTQ Pavilion at the New York Times Travel Show; public speaker; expert panel organizer and moderator

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