"The Great Empty" — A Virtual Tour of Beautiful Spaces in the Coronavirus Era

New York is very quiet. As are Paris, London and other great cities Most of us are stuck at home self isolating in this time of fear and uncertainty with a possibly deadly virus lurking everywhere we breathe and on every surface we touch. For those of us who travel for a living, it’s beenContinue reading “"The Great Empty" — A Virtual Tour of Beautiful Spaces in the Coronavirus Era”

Disinfecting your space on an airplane (reposted from the NYT)

If you have to fly in this ear of COVID-19/Coronavirus (or anytime), here are a few tips from an expert writing in the New York Times for how to disinfect your space on an airplane. This is an excerpt. Here’s the full article. And check out the fabulous Naomi Campbell’s much mocked but super appropriate-at-this-timeContinue reading “Disinfecting your space on an airplane (reposted from the NYT)”

Is it safe to travel in the era of the Coronavirus?

The NY Times published a timely article answering travelers’ questions about the Coronavirus. Here’s an excerpt. Visit their site for the complete article. The coronavirus outbreak that has sickened almost 75,000 in China and killed more than 2,000 worldwide, has upended travel and commerce across the world. In light of the spread of the disease,Continue reading “Is it safe to travel in the era of the Coronavirus?”

This event has passed. Come Meet us at the LGBTQ Pavilion at the NY Times Travel Show Jan 24-26!

All travelers are welcome at The New York Times Travel Show’s third annual L.G.B.T.Q. Travel Pavilion — the biggest in the show’s history! Register here and use code LGBTQIA for complimentary one-day ticket. The pavilion gathers 28 tourism brands offering trip-planning inspiration, experiences, tours, cruises, travel packages, hotels, luggage, travel insurance, free apps and special pavilion-only offers for the enjoymentContinue reading “This event has passed. Come Meet us at the LGBTQ Pavilion at the NY Times Travel Show Jan 24-26!”

CheckOut: Moxy Boston Downtown

A welcoming option located in a choice area of the city, the Moxy Boston Downtown offers terrific value and plenty of inviting spaces including their small but well-equipped rooms with staff that’s super friendly but also incredibly responsive and professional.  Location The location is truly central. You’re located smack dab in the middle of Boston’s small butContinue reading “CheckOut: Moxy Boston Downtown”

Inclusive Hospitality via AIG Travel, Skift and … me!

AIG Travel partnered with Skift on the trend report The Business Imperative for ‘Inclusive Hospitality’ which examines why vulnerable travelers matter spr.ly/60121Du1k with insights from yours truly (the even included me in my own Q&A page!!) and Depart Smart. LGBTQ travel safety is important topic that we focus on at HospitableMe. To learn more about what we do at HospitableMe, visit us online.

Providence, Rhode Island: A hidden delight for queer travelers 😃🏳️‍🌈

While I’d heard some nice things about Providence, Rhode Island’s state capital and largest city, over the years, I’ll admit that I didn’t know a whole lot about it. I mostly thought of it as a cheap alternative airport to often-overpriced Boston Logan International. Story by Paul J. Heney, MAW correspondent But a recent weekend there, coincidingContinue reading “Providence, Rhode Island: A hidden delight for queer travelers 😃🏳️‍🌈”

Go Now✈ Go Later✈: Don’t miss these gay getaways 🌈🍸

Some gays plan their gay getaways far in advance. Some plan last minute. Some go both ways. We’re those gays. But no matter which you are, we’ve got awesome recommendations for gay getaways to go to now. Next year. Or both! Gay Getaways: GO NOW! 8 Days of Paradise with Atlantis – August 25 Atlantis Events takesContinue reading “Go Now✈ Go Later✈: Don’t miss these gay getaways 🌈🍸”

I’ve been quoted 7 times in one week. (Must be Gay Pride Month!)

You know how you can tell it’s LGBTQ Pride month? I was quoted in seven pieces in one week. I am quoted frequently but I wish publications would cover LGBTQ travel the OTHER 11 months of the year. Well, at least they focus on us in June. Fox40: Best places to travel to for pride TravelPulse:Continue reading “I’ve been quoted 7 times in one week. (Must be Gay Pride Month!)”