Suite Dreams: InnDulge, Palm Springs Winter Special

Remember: Clothing is forever optional at this all-gay men’s resort in Palm Springs.  Not optional is the terrific service you can expect and the laid-back friendly vibe permeating the attractive resort. The owners sent a message announcing their winter special of $99 a night during the week in December and January. The rate rises toContinue reading “Suite Dreams: InnDulge, Palm Springs Winter 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”

Tour of the Week: Thailand with Out Adventures (On Sale!)

Thailand is a marvel. It truly is the land of smiles. Experience it this fall or winter with Out Adventures. If you book by May 15, you’ll get 10% off. Wander among the temples and palaces of Bangkok, Join a cooking school in Chiang Mai, Discover Thailand’s golden age in Sukhothai, Ride an elephant, ExperienceContinue reading “Tour of the Week: Thailand with Out Adventures (On Sale!)”

Suite Dreams: Kimpton’s Mother’s Day Special

Now through Mother’s Day, May 8, super LGBT-friendly hotel group Kimpton is offering a mother’s day special. Kimpton’s LGBT employee committee (KPRIDE) and PFLAG National (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) will celebrate the special relationship the LGBT community has with our Moms. With Kimpton’s first ever Queen for A Day (And WeContinue reading “Suite Dreams: Kimpton’s Mother’s Day Special”

Tour of the Week: Gay2Afrika

This isn’t a gay tour, per se, but it is an outstanding value. It’s from the folks at, a gay-owned and gay-operate tour operator. This 5-day/4-night tour starts from $499 per person and is an incredible value. The “CAPE TOWN” package includes 4 Nights’ accommodation at your choice of one of these premier CapeContinue reading “Tour of the Week: Gay2Afrika”

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: Lufthansa’s Twitter Contest

Originally published in Lufthansa German Airlines is celebrating the launch flight of its sixth A380 — the world’s largest aircraft – which is coming to New York’s JFK on Monday, February 28. The “Big Apple” is the very first U.S. destination for Lufthansa’s A380, and they want to share our excitement with New YorkContinue reading “Deal of the Week: Lufthansa’s Twitter Contest”

Deal of the Week: Historic Hotel in Savannah, Georgia

Originally published in 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 and extended to readersContinue reading “Deal of the Week: Historic Hotel in Savannah, Georgia”