Catch Me at WSYTC Online 2020 on Thursday, October 8 at 2:15pm Speaking about LGBTQ Travel

WYSTC 2020 Online starts Wednesday, October 7, and I have the privilege of speaking on Thursday at 2:15 PM EDT. I will share tips and insights in my session: “Invite, respect and protect younger LGBTQ travelers.” Register now to secure your place. For a preview of the session, read this interview that WYSTC conducted withContinue reading “Catch Me at WSYTC Online 2020 on Thursday, October 8 at 2:15pm Speaking about LGBTQ Travel”

Excerpted from an interview with WSYE on marketing to LGBTQ travelers and LGBTQ travel safety

How do you approach businesses that are based in regions where treatment of the LGBTQ community is not considered? I approach all businesses with the understanding that there are challenges and opportunities within the LGBTQ community. Whatever the end of the marketing spectrum organisations are at towards promoting themselves in the segment, businesses will continueContinue reading “Excerpted from an interview with WSYE on marketing to LGBTQ travelers and LGBTQ travel safety”

New York City Love Letters: A Hawk and Other Magnificence along Riverside Drive

A get-out-of-the-house-for-any-reason bike ride south along beautiful and under-appreciated Riverside Drive, which stretches from West 158th Street to West 72nd on the far west side of Manhattan along the Hudson River. You’ll find lots of beautiful parkland, gorgeous apartment buildings, presidential monuments, churches oh, and this red-tailed hawk. 🚲 🌃 ☀️ 🌳

New York City Love Letters — Birthday Edition: Beauty That Caught My Eye

Today’s socially distant exercise bike ride — birthday edition! A bit grey and cold and yes there were a few snowflakes BUT the sun popped out along with my iPhone and I snapped a few pix. At the end I included a few from a previous walk in a nearby park. A little green toContinue reading “New York City Love Letters — Birthday Edition: Beauty That Caught My Eye”

New York City Love Letters: A Spin (Almost) All Around Manhattan

I had sincerely intended to simply hop on my bike and enjoy a nice long socially distant exercise bike ride … but I just can’t help myself. A historic building caught my eye; then a view of Brooklyn and before you know it, I snapped a few more photos. Sigh! Hope you enjoy these haphazardContinue reading “New York City Love Letters: A Spin (Almost) All Around Manhattan”

New York City Love Letters: Photos from a Bike Ride around Randalls and Wards Island

Today’s socially distant exercise bike ride took me east through upper Harlem and across the Madison Avenue Bridge through Mott Haven in the Bronx and onto Randalls and Ward Islands, which I just learned are conjoined islands separated from most of Manhattan by the Harlem River, from Queens by the East River and Hell Gate,Continue reading “New York City Love Letters: Photos from a Bike Ride around Randalls and Wards Island”