Eventi Hotel Pride Special

Lots of hotels offer NYC Pride specials, but since we particularly love the Kimpton Hotel Group, we are happy to include the Eventi Hotel‘s contribution: the I Swing for PRIDE package which includes the following: A bottle of bubbly A 2-hour trapeze class for two at The Trapeze School PRIDE-only wine hour on the 5th floor terrace on the night beforeContinue reading “Eventi Hotel Pride Special”

Deal of the Week: A Hotel that Pays You to Stay

Hotels offer all sorts of ‘packages’ and other incentives to get heads in beds (as they say in the industry). This is the first we’ve heard of that actually offers cold, hard cash! InterContinental Hotels Group would like to fund your fun with ‘Vacation Pay.’ Between May 16th and August 31st 2011, any traveler stayingContinue reading “Deal of the Week: A Hotel that Pays You to Stay”

Deal of the Week: “Loud & Proud” at the Personality Hotels

Back 10 or even five years ago, it was pretty rare to find hotels that created special offers or packages for LGBT travelers. Now, it’s much more common (though still not the norm by any stretch). Most such specials are pretty staid affairs, with nothing more daring than a subscription to a national gay magazine.Continue reading “Deal of the Week: “Loud & Proud” at the Personality Hotels”

Hotel Sé: Downtown San Diego Luxury for Less

Rising incongruously amid the lower, stucco-California-mission-style buildings more common in downtown San Diego, the luxurious Hotel Sé stands out with its glassy, steel-latticed façade. A bevy of handsome, friendly valet/bellmen awaits visitors who are ushered through a massive swinging door to a swank, dark-toned lobby. Built at the height of this never-ending recession, the hotelContinue reading “Hotel Sé: Downtown San Diego Luxury for Less”

Deal of the Week: Island House, Key West

Key West’s frisky and very popular Island House continues its popular winter special: Visitors who buy four nights this winter earn a free three-night stay next summer.(People: It was 20 degrees this morning in New York and 80 in Key West.) Island House is a self-contained, tropical gay mini-resort with comfortable five-star quality rooms, aContinue reading “Deal of the Week: Island House, Key West”

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”

Get a Free Committment Ceremony in Aruba

Originally published in GPS.OutTraveler.com Ok, this is definitely a first. The Holiday Inn Resort Aruba, an airy tropical retreat in the lovely Caribbean island of Aruba, which offers guaranteed good weather and a year-round average daily temperature of 82 degrees Fahrenheit, is offering a free commitment ceremony to LGBT vistors that includes the following services:Continue reading “Get a Free Committment Ceremony in Aruba”

Marriott Hotels Launches Gay Microsite

Check out MarriottGayTravel.com. You’ll get 20% off weekend stays (Thursday-Sunday) at participating hotels around the world now through Jan 22. (Select resorts in the Caribbean, Latin America and Hawaii are offering up to 40% off. See MarriottGayTravel.com for details. According to contact person, Bob Witeck of Witeck-Combs Communications, Marriott today is truly committed to communicateContinue reading “Marriott Hotels Launches Gay Microsite”