Deal of the Week: Historic Hotel in Savannah, Georgia

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com Relive your “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” fantasy in Savannah with a special deal from Staybridge Suites, a very pretty hotel located in the historic district of this charming, mysterious southern town. Lady Chablis would love this deal, offered especially to members of IGLTA.org and extended to readersContinue reading “Deal of the Week: Historic Hotel in Savannah, Georgia”

Deal of the Week: RSVP’s Mediterranean Cruise

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com RSVP is heading back to Europe next summer for the first time in four years on the new state-of-the-art ms Nieuw Amsterdam by Holland America. There are only 2,000 passengers on this ship. While it seems funny to say “only 2,000” since that would have been an unheard of number evenContinue reading “Deal of the Week: RSVP’s Mediterranean Cruise”

Ask the Expert: Nice Budget Amsterdam Hotels

I was wondering if you could recommend a hotel in Amsterdam — nice but not luxurious. — Richard, Ft. Lauderdale Try Chic and Basic on the Herengracht. It’s part of a Spanish chain. Nice and great location but not luxurious. Honestly there are lots of little hotels in Amsterdam… gay ones on the Kerkstraat likeContinue reading “Ask the Expert: Nice Budget Amsterdam Hotels”

Encore, Wynn! Two Vegas Hotels, Five LGBT Packages

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com The Wynn Las Vegas and its sister property, the Encore, warmly invite gay and lesbian travelers to stay at these two swanky hotel resorts with not one, not two, but five LGBT-specific packages, or deals. Whatever your travel style they probably have you covered. There’s one for early bookers who receiveContinue reading “Encore, Wynn! Two Vegas Hotels, Five LGBT Packages”

New Hotel Deal in Venerable Gay Getaway

Story by Ivan Quintanilla and Ed Salvato; photo from 2008 Amsterdam Pride’s Canal Parade flikr/Ramon Stoppelenburg Amsterdam always has something new to celebrate. Now the Netherlands’ most popular gay destination is boasting a new designation. As of August 1, 2010, the Amsterdam canal belt has officially been included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. BuiltContinue reading “New Hotel Deal in Venerable Gay Getaway”

Q&A: Cheap Gay-Friendly London Hotels

Question from a reader about finding a cheap, but nice and gay-friendly London hotel. Question I am planning a trip to London in the next few months and am having a difficult time finding information on reasonable yet clean and modern lodging. While I realize that London is one of the most expensive cities toContinue reading “Q&A: Cheap Gay-Friendly London Hotels”

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, rediscoverContinue reading “Get Your Gay on: LGBT Event Round-up”

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”

Ed Answers your Travel Questions on Derek & Romaine

Photo courtesy of Derek and Romaine Travel editor, writer, and expert Ed Salvato was on Derek & Romaine on Sirius/XM OutQ answering listener questions. Callers threw all sorts of questions on the gay-friendliness of Cozumel, to the beauty and aloha spirit of Hawaii (and the new outreach by Marriott Resorts Hawaii to the gay andContinue reading “Ed Answers your Travel Questions on Derek & Romaine”