Sweet, Baby: Lesbian Cruises & Tours Galore in 2012

Our gal pals at Sweet, a lesbian travel company creating fun land and sea vacations for gay women and their friends, have rolled out their 2012 vacation calendar. Kicking off February 17 with a three-day “Short & Sweet Bahamas Cruise” followed by a cruise to Alaska in May (see those glaciers before they melt!), aContinue reading “Sweet, Baby: Lesbian Cruises & Tours Galore in 2012”


Source Events, the LGBT tour operator, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a cruise September 3-10, 2011 that will feature some prominent celebrity guests (above). We’re especially excited about the handsome straight athlete, Ben Cohen, who’s devoted much of his energy to anti-bullying efforts. Of course Armistead Maupin is no slouch what with his new book Maryann inContinue reading “SOURCE EVENTS’ 10TH ANNIVERSARY GAY CRUISE WITH STRAIGHT ALLY”

Tour of the Week: Source Events 10th Anniversary Cruise

Sail from Rome to Venice September 3-10 with the great folks from Source Events on their 10th aniversary cruise aboard a luxurious, intimate five-masted, 617-foot long msy Wind Surf. Source Events recently announced that world renowned novelist, Armistead Maupin, will be their featured guest speaker aboard the cruise.Armistead’s latest Tales of City book, Mary AnnContinue reading “Tour of the Week: Source Events 10th Anniversary Cruise”

Tour of the Week: Turkey with Venture Out

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, we highlight Venture Out’s fabulous land/sea tour of Turkey, June 2-11, 2011. (Get it? Gobble gobble.) The Turkish Delight: Istanbul, Ephesus, and Sailing the Turquoise Coast was full this past summer and had a waiting list, so t’s not too soon to make a reservation.Continue reading “Tour of the Week: Turkey with Venture Out”

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”

Small and Large Gay Cruises Will Float Your Boat

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com One of the most enjoyable and satisfying vacation options for LGBT traveles is an all-gay cruise. From the moment you step on board, you know you are someplace special: an environment where you are completely and totally safe and free, and where you are in the majority as an LGBT person.Continue reading “Small and Large Gay Cruises Will Float Your Boat”

Passengers Manifest

I am back ashore, my weeklong Caribbean cruise with Atlantis events over, the reality beginning to settle in. Over 2,400 gay men (along with some lesbians and straight family and friends) came together on the most beautiful cruise ship on the high seas (according to Conde Nast Traveler and other authorities) in a surge ofContinue reading “Passengers Manifest”

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”

Gay Cruise Companies Raise Money for Earthquake Relief in Haiti

From our friends at Atlantis Events, RSVP Vacations, and Olivia: With everyone’s eyes on the unimaginable tragedy that took place in Haiti, we’re happy to be able to share a bit of positive news showing the LGBT community reaching out in a very tangible way to help those suffering from the devastating effects of theContinue reading “Gay Cruise Companies Raise Money for Earthquake Relief in Haiti”