Check Out: The Langham, Boston

Rates From $239 per night, but deals are available on their website as well as offers, including free WiFi when booking direct. Basics Formerly the Meridien and before that the Federal Reserve, this fabulous property comes with a rich history and luxurious touches from an elegant entrance and professional service to a really nice fitness facility andContinue reading “Check Out: The Langham, Boston”

Hotel Monaco Philadelphia: Gayot Named It One of Top 10 Hotels

I stayed at the fabulous new Hotel Monaco Philadelphia this past weekend. I only got to spend one night but with a late check out I felt as though I was able to get a good feel for the new property. Gayot named it one of the top 10 new U.S. hotels. The property is inContinue reading “Hotel Monaco Philadelphia: Gayot Named It One of Top 10 Hotels”

Atlantic City, The Water Club at Borgata and Madonna: A Great Combination

I’m very excited to have been invited to see Madonna at historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. This is my first real hotel overnight visit and I feel like I’m doing it right. I’m not a gamer so I wasn’t sure what kinds of activities I could enjoy. The great folks at the Atlantic CityContinue reading “Atlantic City, The Water Club at Borgata and Madonna: A Great Combination”

Marriott Invites You to “Be You, With Us” and Enter a Sweepstakes

Check out Marriott’s gay Pride packages and enter to win their “Be You, With Us” sweepstakes with a grand prize of a trip to New York City, San Francisco or Berlin 2013 Gay Pride Festivals valued at up to $5,000. NB: This is for 2013, so you’ll have plenty of time to plan, book yourContinue reading “Marriott Invites You to “Be You, With Us” and Enter a Sweepstakes”

Normandy Hotel, Washington D.C. Offers June Pride Special

In honor of Gay Pride month, this luxurious, boutique property in the gay-popular Dupont Circle area of D.C. is offering a special package starting Thursday, May 30 through June 30, 2012 called “Somewhere Under the Rainbow.” This two-night package, valid Thursday through Sunday, is $295 and includes the following: $295 ++ Two-night Accommodation in SuperiorContinue reading “Normandy Hotel, Washington D.C. Offers June Pride Special”

All that Jazz at the Kitano Hotel, New York

If you enjoy jazz, the Kitano Hotel on Park Ave. has just introduced its JAZZ at KITANO series, with a constantly changing schedule of acts from well known performers to lesser known rising stars. We recently checked out Barbara Carroll, formerly of the Oak Room who performed a tight, set of standards—fingers flying over keyboardContinue reading “All that Jazz at the Kitano Hotel, New York”

Suite Dreams: Oregon Hotel Strives to Keep Portland Queer

Doing their part to keep Portland, Oregon quirky and homo-friendly, the Jupiter Hotel, a locally owned boutique property, announced a new room package, Keep Portland Queer. The package includes an LGBT Travel Portland brochure, as well as complimentary resources like Out City and PQ Monthly magazines, as well as a tasty treat from local favorite Voodoo Doughnuts, a gift card toContinue reading “Suite Dreams: Oregon Hotel Strives to Keep Portland Queer”

Sunny Ft. Lauderdale Tempts Bears From Winter Hibernation

With Beachbear Weekend scheduled for May 10-14, 2012, Ft. Lauderdale will become a hirsute center of fun for big, friendly, muscle-y guys and their admirers. Already boasting one of the largest populations of muscle bears along the east coast, Ft. Lauderdale will positively bulge with bears, cubs, otters and others waking from their hibernation andContinue reading “Sunny Ft. Lauderdale Tempts Bears From Winter Hibernation” Got A Little Bit Gayer

When Marriott International Inc. first developed its LGBT-specific landing page back in 2010,, it was a little light on, well, gay travel. But Marriott recently announced a fresh relaunch of their site,, which they assert is “the first hospitality portal tailored for LGBT consumers worldwide,” available in English, French, Spanish, German and Portuguese. There is nowContinue reading “ Got A Little Bit Gayer”

In LA Saturday Jan 28? Come to the LGBT Travel Panel 2:15pm-2:45pm

Yours truly is organizing an LGBT travel panel at the upcoming L.A. Times Travel Show tomorrow, Saturday, January 28, 2012 from 2:15pm to 2:45pm  in the Travel in Style Pavilion.         UPDATE SATURDAY, JAN 28. Click here to download the information to be presented at today’s travel show: Travel Show presentation PDF Lesbian TravelContinue reading “In LA Saturday Jan 28? Come to the LGBT Travel Panel 2:15pm-2:45pm”