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Universal Orlando’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S CABANA BAY BEACH RESORT IS NOW OPEN Brand-New On-Site Hotel Features Family Suites, 10-Lane Bowling Alley, Retro Arcade, a Zero-Entry Pool with a Waterslide and Interactive Water Play Area for Kids – and More ORLANDO, Fla. (March 31, 2014) – Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort officially welcomes its first guests today. This brand-new value … Continue reading

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Hyatt Regency Newport, Rhode Island

Hyatt Regency Newport /1 Goat Island / Newport, RI 02840 / 401-846-7210 Hyatt Regency Newport has an idyllic setting.   The hotel is situated on Goat Island and surrounded by Narragansett Bay, offering the seclusion of a private island, just minutes from downtown Newport.  My partner Jennifer and I enjoyed a relaxing weekend getaway this summer … Continue reading

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Fairway Suites at Peek ‘N’ Peak Resort – Clymer, NY

Gay Travel | Gay Friendly Accommodations | Gay Travel Blog | Gay Friendly  Fairway Suites at Peek’ N’ Peak Resort / 1433 Conway Road / Clymer, NY / 1-716-355-5014 Luxurious Vacations in Four Seasons of Fun. The Fairway Suites is ideally located within walking distance to golfing, dining and skiing available at the Peek’ n … Continue reading

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Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort – Destin, Florida

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort / 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway West / Destin, Florida 32550 /1-800-277-0800 My partner, Jennifer, and I recently had the pleasure of staying at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort located on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, between Pensacola and Panama City, eight miles east of Destin. A member of Beaches of South … Continue reading

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Contest: Win One Of Four Trips To Britain During Pride

Originally posted on Vee Travels:
In celebration of same-sex marriage becoming legal in England and Wales over the weekend, VisitBritain is hosting a contest to attend Britain Pride events across the country. Enter here once until April 30th for a chance to win a trip to either Brighton, Cardiff, Manchester or Birmingham for pride events…

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American Citizens Guide to Getting Gay Married in the United Kingdom

Originally posted on Preferred Pride Blog:
As of last weekend, gay and lesbian couples throughout England and Wales will finally have the chance to utter two life-changing words: I do. Queen Elizabeth II approved and signed the legalization of same-sex marriages into law last summer, and it became a reality when Prime Minister David Cameron…

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Fifteen Beacon – Boston, MA

Fifteen Beacon / 15 Beacon Street / Boston, MA 02108 / 1-877-XV-BEACON Fifteen Beacon is classic movie star handsome. Think Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable, Cary Grant and James Stewart. This modern, yet historic boutique hotel, located on historic Beacon Hill, is oozing with charm and class. Located in a 1903 landmark Beaux Arts building, Fifteen … Continue reading

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National Geographic Travel and Brand USA Team Up for Great American Road Trip!

CHICAGO – The National Geographic Travel group and Brand USA, the nation’s destination marketing organization, announced a digital campaign developed to showcase iconic road trips across America to the international travelers. Through the campaign, Andrew Evans, National Geographic Travel’s Digital Nomad, will be embarking on five awe-inspiring road trips that showcase the beauty, bounty and … Continue reading

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The Betsy – Miami Beach, Florida

Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel Information | The Betsy Hotel | The Betsy Miami Beach | Gay Travel | Gay Friendly The Betsy / 1440 Ocean Drive / Miami Beach, FL 33139 / 1-866-792-3879 The Betsy, a boutique hotel located on Ocean Drive in South Beach, Miami offers up one of the best lodging … Continue reading

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Xposed! LGBT Beach Party – Tropicana Las Vegas

Xposed! LGBTQ BEACH PARTY –  SATURDAY’S AT THE NEW TROPICANA LAS VEGAS!  Las Vegas (April 1, 2014) – The New Tropicana resort in Las Vegas kicked off the first-ever Saturday LGBTQ beach party, Xposed!, Saturday in the all-new Tropicana Beach Club. Partygoers enjoyed the grand opening festivities such as sun-kissed go-go dancers, live entertainment and DJ Ryan Kenney and DJ Kidd … Continue reading

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InterContinental Boston – Massachusetts

InterContinental Boston / 510 Atlantic Avenue / Boston, MA 02210 /1-617-217-5190 I recently enjoyed my very first stay at an InterContinental property and I can say it will definitely not be my last. Stepping into InterContinental Boston was like meeting a celebrity. Over the years I have booked many clients at InterContinental properties around the … Continue reading

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Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – Key West, FL

Gay Travel Information – Gay Travel Blog – Gay Friendly Key West Casa Marina – A Waldorf Astoria Resort / 1500 Reynolds Street / Key West, FL 33040 / 1-888-303-5717 Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, located on the island of Key West is a work of art! Everything you could possible desire in a … Continue reading

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Sand Castle on the Beach – St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Gay Travel | Gay Travel Blog | Gay St. Croix | Gay U.S. Virgin Islands | Gay Friendly Accommodations | Gay Caribbean  Sand Castle on the Beach / 127 Smithfield / Frederiksted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands / 1-800-524-2018 Sand Castle on the Beach is a special place, one like no other place on earth. … Continue reading

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Condor Hotel – Brooklyn, NY

Condor Hotel / 56 Franklin Avenue / Brooklyn, NY 11205 / 1-718-5-CONDOR  As the author of a travel related blog I sometimes get lucky to discover a pretty cool hidden gem, as is the case with Condor Hotel located in the urban Williamsburg area of Brooklyn, NY.  This boutique hotel is located minutes away from … Continue reading

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TomboyX – Fashion Celebrating the Tomboy Spirit

TomboyX - Fashion Celebrating the Tomboy Spirit The TomboyX mission is to cater to an under served market, one that has been traditionally ignored by the fashion industry, by providing an online one-stop shopping ’boutique’ experience. Fran Dunaway (Co-Founder & CEO) and Naomi Gonzalez (Co-Founder & COO), were visiting Boston for a wedding back in 2012, … Continue reading

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Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Waterparks – Wildwood, NJ

Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Waterparks / 3501 Boardwalk / Wildwood, NJ 08260 / 1-609-729-0788 Move over Disney! Morey’s Piers, located in Wildwood, NJ on the infamous Jersey Shore, is a magical, affordable, safe destination worthy of some serious applause!  Morey’s Piers is a true classic seaside amusement park and I have fallen hard for it. The excitement of the three amusement … Continue reading

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DeWolf Tavern – Bristol, RI

Gay Travel | Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel Information | Gay Friendly Rhode Island | Gay Restaurant Reviews DeWolf Tavern / 259 Thames Street / Bristol, RI 02809 / 401-254-2005 Walking toward the entrance of DeWolf Tavern on a recent blustery cold evening, I felt like a character in a 19th century seafaring novel … Continue reading

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Gay Travel – Jacky’s Waterplace & Sushi Bar

Jacky’s Waterplace & Sushi Bar / 200 Exchange Street / Providence, RI 02903 / 401-383-5000 I have been a fan of Jacky Ko for years. I am lucky enough to live in the east bay area of Rhode Island, very close to Jacky’s Galaxie & Sushi Bar in Bristol.  Having frequented Jacky’s Bristol, North Providence and Cumberland locations, I … Continue reading

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Loews Vanderbilt Hotel – Nashville, TN

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel / 2100 West End Avenue / Nashville, TN 37203 / 1-800-336-3335 Nashville is truly music city. Right from its very beginnings, music has been the common thread connecting the life and soul of the city and its people. It is no wonder than that Nashville’s Loews Vanderbilt Hotel’s recent $17 million dollar … Continue reading

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Gay Travel Information – Four Seasons Hotel Miami

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL MIAMI / 1435 BRICKELL AVE / MIAMI, FL 33131 / 1-305-358-3535 Four Seasons Hotel Miami is eloquently hip. It exudes class with a luxurious, modern vibe. Then again, what would you expect from the Four Seasons? My wife Jennifer and I had the pleasure of experiencing this spectacular hotel first hand this … Continue reading

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Hyatt Regency – Boston, MA

Hyatt Regency Boston / One Avenue de Lafayette / Boston, MA 02111 / 617-912-1234   I had heard a lot about the beautiful renovations Hyatt Regency Boston completed in 2012, so I was eager to experience the hotel first hand.    My wife and I were immediately impressed as soon as we stepped inside.  Splashes of … Continue reading

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Unstitched Utilities – Eco & Vegan Friendly Shoes

Unstitched Utilities – Eco & Vegan Friendly Shoes Here is a product that truly impressed me – fashionable, eco and vegan friendly shoes. No joke.  Unstitched Utilities fashions their shoes from recyclable materials, re-purposed elements, vegan dyes and glues.  This line of sustainable forward-thinking shoes provide the consumer with a hip and trendy alternative to … Continue reading

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Mai Kai Restaurant – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel Information | Gay Travel Agency | Gay Travel | Gay Friendly Mai-Kai Restaurant / 3599 N. Federal Highway / Fort Lauderdale. FL / 954-563-3272 Since 1956, Mai-Kai restaurant has transported guests to a one-of-a-kind South Seas Polynesian paradise. Everything about Mai-Kai makes my heart beat faster. When I step inside … Continue reading

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The Betsy – Miami Beach, Florida

Gay Travel Blog | Gay Travel Information | The Betsy Hotel | The Betsy Miami Beach | Gay Travel | Gay Friendly The Betsy / 1440 Ocean Drive / Miami Beach, FL 33139 / 1-866-792-3879 The Betsy, a boutique hotel located on Ocean Drive in South Beach, Miami offers up one of the best lodging … Continue reading

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Ames Boston Hotel – Valentine’s Day XO Package

Ames Boston Hotel / 1 Court Street / Boston, MA 02108 / 1-888-293-4112 Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and our friends at Boston’s premiere boutique hotel, Ames Boston, have the perfect package for you and your special someone! THE XO PACKAGE: Package includes: Deluxe accommodations in a corner king or deluxe king with a romantic … Continue reading

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International House – New Orleans, LA

Gay Travel Information  International House / 221 Camp Street / New Orleans, LA 70130 / 1-504-553-9550 Pulling up to International House with my wife this past May, I knew we were in for something  truly special.  International House is an impressive century-old, 12-story Beaux arts building. It’s first incarnation began in 1906 as the Canal … Continue reading

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Hilton Bentley Miami / South Beach – Newly Renovated Penthouse Suite!

Hilton Bentley Miami – South Beach / 101 Ocean Drive / Miami Beach, FL 33139 / 1-305-938-4600 NEWLY RENOVATED PENTHOUSE SUITE AT HILTON BENTLEY MIAMI DEBUTS AS ONE OF SOUTH BEACH’S MOST OPULENT HOTEL RENTALS!  MIAMI – The AAA 4-Diamond award winning Hilton Bentley South Beach this week debuted a newly-renovated 3000 sqft penthouse suite with gorgeous wrap-around … Continue reading

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Gay Travel – Loews Atlanta – Atlanta, GA

Loews Atlanta / 1065 Peachtree Street / Atlanta, GA 30309 / 404-745-5000 I have been a fan of Loews Hotels ever since my first stay at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando back in 1999.  There are many reasons I adore Loews, including the fact that it is extremely Lgbt friendly, has an amazing pet friendly policy (Loews LOVES pets), provide super friendly service, a … Continue reading

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Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – Key West, FL

Gay Travel Information – Gay Travel Blog – Gay Friendly Key West Casa Marina – A Waldorf Astoria Resort / 1500 Reynolds Street / Key West, FL 33040 / 1-888-303-5717 Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, located on the island of Key West is a work of art! Everything you could possible desire in a … Continue reading

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Pan Am – Arrive in Style!

Gay Travel | Gay Friendly | Gay Travel Blog | Gay Friendly Product Reviews PAN AM – Arrive In style!  I am a travel fanatic. I have been since the age of six after winning a trip to Walt Disney World for my family by writing a poem (okay so my mother helped, ahem) in … Continue reading

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Blamo Toys – The Independent Art Toy Company

Blamo Toys – The Independent Art Toy Company.  Blamoville is a sorry-less land filled with creatures that share a common love for outrageous adventure, be it a solo train ride through the mountains, a good meal with a friend, or a party on a pirate ship. Swashbuckling, bouncing, flying or crying…whatever adventure awaits, be sure … Continue reading

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Fifteen Beacon – Boston, MA

Fifteen Beacon / 15 Beacon Street / Boston, MA 02108 / 1-877-XV-BEACON Fifteen Beacon is classic movie star handsome. Think Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable, Cary Grant and James Stewart. This modern, yet historic boutique hotel, located on historic Beacon Hill, is oozing with charm and class. Located in a 1903 landmark Beaux Arts building, Fifteen … Continue reading

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Fairway Suites at Peek ‘N’ Peak Resort – Clymer, NY

Gay Travel | Gay Friendly Accommodations | Gay Travel Blog | Gay Friendly  Fairway Suites at Peek’ N’ Peak Resort / 1433 Conway Road / Clymer, NY / 1-716-355-5014 Luxurious Vacations in Four Seasons of Fun. The Fairway Suites is ideally located within walking distance to golfing, dining and skiing available at the Peek’ n … Continue reading

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Snowball Gay Snow Weekend – Lake Tahoe

SNOWBALL – GAY SNOW WEEKEND SQUAW VALLEY: MARCH 7-9, 2014 Don’t miss SNOWBALL… THE FIRST ANNUAL NORTH LAKE TAHOE GAY SNOW WEEKEND! Get in on the big frosty fun as Gus from Gus Presents combines his obsessive love of snow with his epic passion and talent for throwing parties… Kind of a no brainer! Join … Continue reading

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Tours de France – Gay Pride in Paris Tour June 2014

TOURS DE FRANCE – GAY PRIDE in PARIS JUNE 2014 John Fredrick has been visiting Paris since 1975, when he visited for the first time with his high school group. Since then, he has visited many times. John considers Paris his true home; it calls him back again and again.  It is his love of … Continue reading

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Gay Travel Information – Four Seasons Hotel Miami

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL MIAMI / 1435 BRICKELL AVE / MIAMI, FL 33131 / 1-305-358-3535 Four Seasons Hotel Miami is eloquently hip. It exudes class with a luxurious, modern vibe. Then again, what would you expect from the Four Seasons? My wife Jennifer and I had the pleasure of experiencing this spectacular hotel first hand this … Continue reading

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Sand Castle on the Beach – St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Gay Travel | Gay Travel Blog | Gay St. Croix | Gay U.S. Virgin Islands | Gay Friendly Accommodations | Gay Caribbean  Sand Castle on the Beach / 127 Smithfield / Frederiksted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands / 1-800-524-2018 Sand Castle on the Beach is a special place, one like no other place on earth. … Continue reading

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Courtyard Sandestin at Grand Boulevard – Destin, FL

Gay Travel | Gay Travel Blog | Gay Friendly Accommodations | Gay Destin | Gay Friendly Destin |  Courtyard Sandestin at Grand Boulevard / 100 Grand Boulevard / Destin, FL 32550 / 1-850-650-7411 Courtyard Sandestin at Grand Boulevard in Destin, FL has it all! Looks, location, friendly service and convenience. Travelers will benefit from the … Continue reading

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