PR, Media and Advertising


PR, MEDIA & ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES loves working with tour operators, hospitality providers and CVBs/tourism boards to promote their services and destinations.

We prefer custom trips designed for our audience with time for independent discovery. 

A campaign, or a themed travel series on, is an excellent way to promote your destination to our audience.

In addition to these campaigns, reviews lodging, travel activities, attractions, products and restaurants around the world. 

All of our reviews include links back to your company’s website and will be promoted with our many social media outlets. 

With 20+ years in the travel industry and over 10 years blogging experience, we provide engaging articles with professional photographs. 

workwithme2They’ve all collaborated with Gay Travel Information to increase their visibility and influence within the LGBT community. Contact us today for more information on how we can work together to market your brand to the gay & lesbian market. 

For more information email or call 1-800-842-4753.

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DESIREE SOUSA: Owner / Editor-In-Chief – Out & About Travel / Gay Travel Information / We Are Gay Friendly Directory 

Desiree Sousa, founder of Out & About Travel, and We Are Gay Friendly is available for interviews, TV appearances and speaking arrangements (focusing on topics of travel, lifestyle design, and blogging).

Considered a gay travel expert, Desiree has 20 years experience in the travel industry and has been specializing in gay & lesbian travel since 1999. 

She has been featured in: The New York Times, Travel & Leisure Magazine, The Washington Blade, Yahoo Travel, San Diego Gay & Lesbian News,, Connextions Magazine and numerous online travel blogs. 

Contact information: or call 1-800-842-4753.



  • There are over 30 million gay consumers in the US alone.
  • Over 70 billion dollars is spent on travel by gays and lesbians in the U.S. alone each year.
  • LGBT users spend 57% more time online than their straight counterparts.
  • Gay and Lesbian consumers rely upon third party sites to actively research whether a company is gay-friendly.
  • 58% of LGBT adults were more likely “to purchase products and services from companies that market directly to gays and lesbians.”
  • LGBT community trusts our brand and those businesses who partner with us.
  • Gay men and lesbians spend twice as much on dining out.
  • 71% of gays and lesbians dine out at least twice a week.
  • 83% of gays and lesbians attended or graduated from college.
  • Median HH Income of $83,000 for gay men and $80,000 for lesbians.
  • 85% of gay men and 85% of lesbians said that advertising in gay media favorably. influences their decision to purchase products or do business with a company.
  • 61 % of gay men and 69% of lesbians own their own homes.
  • 61% of gay men and 83% of lesbians have a pet.


**Based on time this page was last updated. 

  • We are organically listed on the first or second page of and and other search engine’s for some of the most popular gay travel search terms including “gay travel information”, “gay travel reviews”, “gay travel blogger”, “gay travel blog”, “gay travel expert”, “lesbian travel writer”, “gay travel agent”, “gay travel information blog”, “we are gay friendly”, “we are gay friendly directory” etc.,
  • receives 125,000+ unique hits per month from over 150 countries. receives over 1 million hits per year. Advertisers reach over a million LGBT consumers each year through our combination of web sites, social media sites, email newsletters, pride events, published articles and more.
  • Audience demographics: Gender 63% male, 37% female. Average age 40-50 years. Average household income: $80,000-$100,000. Education level: 74% hold at least a college degree.
  • 80% of our site visitors are either “Likely” or “Very Likely” to visit our site again.
  • Over 80% of all searches are done on and 
  • Your exposure continues beyond and through social media and LGBTQ partner sites. Receive social media promotion of businesses on Facebook and Twitter including special offers, events and news. Newsletters sent to subscribers. Reviews spotlighting your business on which are posted to social media sites. Articles are often submitted to such media outlets as The New York Times, Travel & Leisure,San Diego Gay & Lesbian News, Washington Blade, and more.
  • and, run by Out & About Travel, are some of the most trusted online resources for LGBT travel. Over a million site visitors rely on and for information on LGBT owned and friendly businesses.
  • / attracts an audience of savvy business and leisure travelers with disposable income who trust the brand to recommend businesses that are truly welcoming.


  • Access to loyal community that continues to outspend general population on travel.
  • Third party seal-of-approval and verification for LGBTQ travelers looking for gay friendly businesses.
  • Exposure throughout the web and social media to LGBTQ community.


  • Business will be spotlighted on ALL our Social Media circuits reaching 40,000+ followers including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Scoop. it!, Tumblr, Google+ and more! 
  • Banner ad on WE ARE GAY FRIENDLY
  • Listing under 3 Categories of Choice on We Are Gay Friendly
  • Business will be listed as a preferred supplier of Gay Travel Information / We Are Gay Friendly / Out & About Travel


Email today for more information or call 1-800-842-4753.



Join the growing list of businesses all over the world who have partnered with to increase occupancy by marketing their gay-friendly business to the LGBTQ community. is your complete resource in marketing your business to gay travelers.

We offer a variety of packages for gay friendly businesses such as hotels, tour and cruise operators, convention and visitor’s bureaus and local businesses such as gay friendly bars, clubs, restaurants and tourist attractions.


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