Ed Salvato on Sirius OutQ Tonight

Travel expert Ed Salvato will be on Sirius OutQ’s Derek and Romaine Show tonight from 7:05PM-8:00PM ET. If you have Sirius or XM, tune in to Sirius 109 and XM 98 and in the entertainment channel of the Sirius XM iPhone APP. Ed appears regularly — usually every other month — on the D&R Show.

LGBT Travel Expo May 12

Fresh off my NY Times Travel Show panel, I’ve learned about a new LGBT-oriented Travel Expo to be held in New York’s LGBT Center on May 12. This expo hopes to attract 500 to 1,000 consumers as well as airlines, hotels, destinations and service providers targeting the gay and lesbian travel consumer. Sponsors include: AmericanContinue reading “LGBT Travel Expo May 12”

NY Times Travel Show Gay Travel Panels

If you are anywhere near the Jacob Javitz Center in New York this weekend, head over to the NY Times Travel Show where I’m moderating two panels on gay travel. Our knowledgeable panel of gay-travel experts will discuss up-and-coming gay hotspots, travel deals, gay events, gay cruises and much more. The panels will be heldContinue reading “NY Times Travel Show Gay Travel Panels”

New York in the Spring (Daydreaming)

I took this photo last spring. With New York City stuck in a pattern of cold temperatures day after day, week after week, I needed a little color and a reminder of how beautiful the city can be in the spring. I’m heading out of town on March 6 to Ft. Lauderdale for the SolsticeContinue reading “New York in the Spring (Daydreaming)”

Correspondent Update: Shanghai Surprise

By Michael Sieber Xie  Xie means “Thank You” in Mandarin.  Xie Xie Shanghai for another intriguing visit.  This town is NYC on steroids and stores to prove it.  While not a big fan of BARBIE, Shanghai has the first and only global Barbie Store on Huahai Road.  It is worth a look to see allContinue reading “Correspondent Update: Shanghai Surprise”

Park City, UT: Gay Winter Paradise

Photos: Ed Salvato Utah is probably not the first state that comes to mind when you think ‘gay winter paradise.’ You may be surprised to learn that Park City is a cool, blue dot in a sea of conservative red and well worth a visit this winter. You may have just missed Sundance Film Festival,Continue reading “Park City, UT: Gay Winter Paradise”

Ask the Expert: Quick Warm-weather Getaway

I think I’m going to need some quick sun by March — I’m really feeling a bit run down. Could you recommend a place for a long weekend (three or four nights maximum)? Probably mid-February. I don’t want to be a slave to a car. International is always preferred but not necessary. I started otContinue reading “Ask the Expert: Quick Warm-weather Getaway”

New Directions for R Family Vacations

R Family moves full steam ahead Even without Rosie O’Donnell’s participation, R Family Vacations, the world’s preeminent gay family cruise and tour company, has big plans for 2010 and beyond, including land-based vacations, gay family group cruises, new ships, and new destinations. By Ed Salvato With the changes in the personal life of Kelli O’Donnell,Continue reading “New Directions for R Family Vacations”