OUT & ABOUT TRAVEL – GAY TRAVEL EXPERTS

OUT & ABOUT TRAVEL – ONLINE GAY TRAVEL AGENCY SERVING THE LGBT COMMUNITY SINCE 1999   Out & About Travel, one of the Internet’s top LGBT travel agencies, will be celebrating their 15th anniversary this August.  Here is an interview Andrew Collins of About.com’s Gay & Lesbian Travel did with Desiree Sousa, owner of Gay … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Atlantis Events Silhouette Caribbean Cruise – Feb 2-9, 2014

February 2 – 9, 2014 Silhouette Caribbean Cruise Celebrity Silhouette NOW ON SALE! Atlantis’ most popular premium ship comes home to the Caribbean to host the all-new Atlantis February cruise in 2014. Atlantis invites you to sail the most modern ship ever designed to the best of the sunny Southern Caribbean as they reinvent our … Continue reading

Gay Travel – RSVP Vacations 2014 Caribbean Gay Cruise!

NEW! 2014 RSVP CARIBBEAN CRUISE February 15-22, 2014 Aboard the stunning MSC Divinia.  Contact Out & About Travel for more information at info@gaytravelpros.com or 1-800-842-4753. Ports of call: Miami-Florida,  Philipsburg-St. Maartan, San Juan-Puerto Rico, Great Stirrup Cay-Bahamas and back to Miami. RSVP Divina Caribbean Cruise Itinerary Date Port Arrive Depart 15 Feb Miami, Florida   … Continue reading

Gay Travel – Atlantis 2014 Southern Caribbean Gay Cruise!

NEW! EXOTIC SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE March 8-15, 2014 Aboard the Celebrity Summit NOW ON SALE!!!! Ports of call: San Juan-Puerto Rico, St, Barths, Martinique, St. Lucia, Barbados and back to San Juan.  Contact Out & About Travel at info@gaytravelpros.com for more information on how to secure your spot on this cruise when it goes on … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: What Has Desiree Sousa Been Up To?

OUT & ABOUT TRAVEL As many of you know (or may not know), Gay Travel Information is run by moi, Desiree Sousa, owner of Out & About Travel! Out & About Travel has been serving the Gay & Lesbian community since 1999 and is one of the leading online LGBT travel agencies with clients from … Continue reading

Atlantis & RSVP 2013 Cruises Now on Sale!

  2013 Cruises Now on Sale!   Click Here For More Information!  

Gay Travel Information: Atlantis 2012 Mexican Riviera Cruise Now on Sale!

NOW ON SALE!   Atlantis Mexican Riviera Cruise    Oct 28-Nov 4, 2012      BOOK TODAY!   1-800-842-4753   info@gaytravelpros.com       Mexican Riviera Cruise    October 28-November 4, 2012    Be one of the first to sign up for Atlantis’ exciting Mexican Riviera cruise aboard the Carnival Splendor! Ports of call: Los Angeles, Cabo … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Out & About Travel October Newsletter!

Out & About Travel’s October Newsletter is now available! CLICK HERE

Gay Travel Information: NEW Atlantis 2012 Summer Cruises Now On Sale!

   GET YOUR FORMS IN NOW! info@gaytravelpros.com _______________________________ NOW ON SALE!   Copenhagen to Stockholm Cruise    July 24-31, 2012    Explore the best of the Baltic in style in 2012. You’ll sail the stunning Eurodam from Copenhagen to Stockholm visiting Berlin, Tallin, and Helsinki in seven magical days. There’s even a full two-day stay … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Atlantis Greek Isles Cruise Aug 24-Sept 3, 2012

    PSST….. The Atlantis Greek Isles Cruise scheduled for Aug 24-September 3, 2012 will be going on sale soon!   Be sure to contact info@gaytravelpros.com for more information.   You can be added to our “alert list” as soon as this cruise goes on sale.   Atlantis will be chartering Celebrity’s Equinox (Rome-Rome).   … Continue reading

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Gay Travel Information: RSVP 2012 Mediterannean Cruises Now on Sale!

    RSVP 2012 MEDITERRANEAN CRUISES NOW ON SALE!   Mediterranean to Morocco Cruise:   June 29-July 6, 2012 Ports of call: Barcelona, Casablanca-Morocco, Seville-Spain, Ibiza-Spain, Valencia-Spain and back to Barcelona. Priced from $1999 per person Email info@gaytravelpros.com today for more information. _______________________________________________________   Legendary Danube Riverboat Cruise :  July 8-15, 2012 Ports of call: Budapest-Hungary, Vienna-Austria, … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: QGuide Gives Back 6% to our Big Gay World!

Here is a special offer from our friends at QGuide! Now and through the end of 2011, QGuide will donate 6% of its revenue to efforts supporting Gay Equality, Freedom, Health, Education or Sport – all over the world. QGuide works with specially selected international well-known travel brands, so you know you are getting the … Continue reading

All Gay European River Boat Cruise – July 12-21, 2012 – Gay Travel Information

  All Gay European River Cruise from Paris….with Love.   July 12-21, 2012   Start your trip in the amazing “City of Lights”, Paris, the most romantic city in the world!, where you’ll stay 2 nights in a luxury hotel, enjoy our welcome reception and a city tour, and see some of the most amazing … Continue reading

All Gay European River Boat Cruise – July 12-21, 2012 – Gay Travel Information

All Gay European River Cruise from Paris….with Love.   July 12-21, 2012   Start your trip in the amazing “City of Lights”, Paris, the most romantic city in the world!, where you’ll stay 2 nights in a luxury hotel, enjoy our welcome reception and a city tour, and see some of the most amazing art … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: QGuide.com Announces Their “Fly Me Anywhere in the Big Gay World” Campaign

QGuide.com Announces Their “Fly Me Anywhere in the Big Gay World” Campaign. As part of an overall promotion to get more gay & lesbian travelers aware of their new Gay Travel & Social Networking site, the folks at QGuide.com have put together one heck of an incentive for gay & lesbian travelers worldwide to join, … Continue reading

Atlantis Summit Gay & Lesbian Cruise – March 17-24, 2012 – Now on Sale!

NEW! SUMMIT CARIBBEAN GAY & LESBIAN CRUISE   MARCH 17-24, 2012!   Fresh from a $50 million dollar makeover! Modern new interiors, new bars, new lounges and much more! Amazing new Southern Caribbean itinerary. Stunning outdoor pool deck, perfect for sunning, t-dances and Atlantis’ famous nighttime parties. Incredible values from $999 Ports of call: San Juan-Puerto … Continue reading

Meeting Street Cafe – Providence, RI – Located Up Gay & Lesbian Friendly College Hill.

Meeting Street Cafe / 220 Meeting Street / Providence, RI 02906 / 401-273-1066   THE PERFECT PLACE TO MEET – MORNING, NOON or NIGHT! I remember the first time I dined at Meeting Street Cafe. I was 10 years old, the year was 1986, and I thought I had the best parents ever for taking me there. I … Continue reading

Turks & Caicos Gay Tour for Men: May 7-14, 2011 – SAVE 10%!!

Straight Out Adventures Inc.     Straight Out Adventures Inc. is the premier vacation provider for gay men who pursue the world of unique adventures and pampered luxury. Service is their top priority! Their team is dedicated to your personalized holiday experience.   Relax. be entertained, and discover the best that life has to offer.  Straight … Continue reading

Turks & Caicos Gay Tour – May 7-14, 2011!

Straight Out Adventures Inc.     Straight Out Adventures Inc. is the premier vacation provider for gay men who pursue the world of unique adventures and pampered luxury. Service is their top priority! Their team is dedicated to your personalized holiday experience.   Relax. be entertained, and discover the best that life has to offer.  Straight … Continue reading

Now On Sale – Atlantis 2012 Allure of the Seas Gay and Lesbian Caribbean Cruise!

Allure of The Seas Caribbean Cruise   January 29-February 5, 2012   Atlantis’ Allure of the Seas Caribbean cruise is now on sale the general public. We can’t stress strong enough the importance of booking in advance! The 2011 Allure cruise sold out in record time. Please contact info@gaytravelpros.com for more information/pricing details. Allure is … Continue reading

Gay and Lesbian Travel: The Options are Limitless!

The beauty of travel is options to see and experience the world are truly limitless.    Our “average clients” tend to be in their late 20’s to mid 60’s and prefer everything from beach destinations with active nightlife to relaxing at a beach resort offering a luxury spa and fine dining.     A sample … Continue reading

RSVP 2012 GAY and LESBIAN CARIBBEAN CRUISE NOW ON SALE!

NOW ON SALE!  HOLLAND AMERICA’S NIEUW AMSTERDAM    FEBRUARY 12-19, 2012   Join RSVP on their 2012 Eastern Caribbean Cruise aboard Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam setting sail from Fort Lauderdale.   Ports of call: Fort Lauderdale, FL; Half Moon Cay-Bahamas; San Juan-Puerto Rico; St. Thomas-Virgin Islands and back to Fort Lauderdale.   Priced from $949.00 per person! … Continue reading

Post-Thanksgiving Gay & Lesbian Caribbean Cruise!

Post-Thanksgiving Gay & Lesbian Group Cruise     CELEBRITY ECLIPSE November 26–December 3, 2011   It’s never too early to start planning! Join a group of gay men and women on one of the most popular gay group cruise of the year, the 12th annual post-Thanksgiving cruise. Cruise organizers are planning several additional events and activities beyond what was offered … Continue reading

Coming soon – Desi’s OUTing’s!

Out & About Travel is beyond thrilled with all the feedback we have been receiving about our new blog, Gay Travel Information! We look forward to all the exciting features we have planned for the near future!   One of these features will have me personally reviewing properties throughout the country that promote themselves as gay & lesbian owned … Continue reading

Q & A with Gay & Lesbian Travel Guru, Desiree Sousa!

  I was recently asked a series of questions for a project I am working  on within the travel industry.    1.) How long have you been a gay & lesbian travel specialist?   Ever since I started out in travel, back in 1996, I have specialized in gay & lesbian travel. As a lesbian … Continue reading

Splash! Gay & Lesbian White Water Rafting – Grand Canyon!

White water, red rock, blue sky: Rafting through two billion years of history. No geologic feature in America inspires the imagination as does the Grand Canyon. A mile deep, up to eighteen miles wide, and slashing through 2 billion years of rock, the Canyon is viewed from above by millions of visitors each year — … Continue reading

Timeless Israel Gay Tour – March 31-April 11, 2011

Timeless Israel Gay Tour: March 31-April 11, 2011  PACKAGE INCLUDES   · 10 days / 7 nights in Deluxe Hotels · Discover Tel Aviv, “Gay Capital of the Middle East” · Explore famous sites around the Sea of Galilee & Jordan Valley · Visit the many historic sites & museums of Jerusalem · Attend Sound & Light … Continue reading

Desiree Sousa – My Passion for Gay and Lesbian Travel

  PASSIONATE ABOUT TRAVEL!       When I was six years old I entered a contest for our local electric company here in Providence, RI. It was called ‘The Lester Lightbulb’ contest. Contestents were to write a poem about conserving energy. This was in 1982. The grand prize winner would win an all expense paid vacation … Continue reading

Turks & Caicos Gay Tour May 7-14, 2011

  Straight Out Adventures Inc.     Straight Out Adventures Inc. is the premier vacation provider for gay men who pursue the world of unique adventures and pampered luxury. Service is their top priority! Their team is dedicated to your personalized holiday experience.   Relax. be entertained, and discover the best that life has to offer. … Continue reading

10 Gay & Lesbian Friendly Getaways from Boston

GAY & LESBIAN FRIENDLY NEW ENGLAND Auther, Andrew Collins, share’s his pick on 10 Gay & Lesbian Friendly getaways from Boston. Being from Providence, RI, I couldn’t agree more with his picks! CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE Follow Andrew’s Gay & Lesbian Travel page for About.com HERE.

Gay Palm Springs, CA!

Author, Andrew Collins, has written a new post for Oregon’s Just Out Magazine, on gay & lesbian friendly Palm Springs. You can read the article here: Gay Springs Eternal: Get your sun on—and your suit off—in Palm Springs Read more about Andrew Collins’ travels at http://www.thecountyhunter.com and http://www.gaytravel.about.com.

Sydney Gay Mardi Gras Package!

Sydney Mardi Gras, Hamilton Island & the Gold Coast March 1-11, 2011 Save $150 per person when booked through Out & About Travel info@gaytravelpros.com Steele Luxury Travel is pleased to announce our newest Travel Experience: Bondi Bliss – Sydney Mardi Gras, Hamilton Island and Australia’s Gold Coast.  A fabulous 10 days of “bliss” featuring the … Continue reading

Gay & Lesbian Travel Newsletter Now Available!

Out & About Travel’s January, 2011 Newsletter  CLICK HERE TO READ IT!

Gay & Lesbian Travel – Hotter Than Ever!

As a travel agent who specializes in gay & lesbian travel, I follow the news and trends in this niche closely.   I am always asked how business is and I am lucky enough to respond, “Very well!”   Why is this? Beside providing top notch customer service, amazing value and a price match guarantee, gay & lesbian … Continue reading

20 Great Beach Cities for Gay Travelers!

THE WORLD’S BEST BEACH CITIES FOR GAY & LESBIAN TRAVELERS! Andrew Collins from About.com’s Guide to Gay & Lesbian Travel, shares his top 20 picks for great gay & lesbian friendly beach cities. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE

January, 2011 Gay & Lesbian Travel Newsletter!

January, 2011 Gay & Lesbian Newsletter now available. CLICK HERE TO READ IT!

Club Atlantis Puerto Vallarta – All Gay & All-Inclusive!

CLUB ATLANTIS PUERTO VALLARTA November 5-12, 2011 Vallarta Palace Priced from $1,399 per person/double  Atlantis is returning to magical Puerto Vallarta, Mexico’s #1 gay destination at the Vallarta Palace, the finest resort they’ve ever chartered. A spectacular home for a week of fun, sports, parties, and entertainment. It’s the perfect beach resort, and the best way to … Continue reading

Lesbian “Single Mingle” Tour – Isla Mujeres, Mexico!

Isla Mujeres Resort – Women’s Single Mingle in Paradise Getaway! May 7-14, 2011 Welcome to your lesbian fantasy, an island of women. Join Sweet for a fun-filled week in Isla Mujeres (which means “Island of Women” in Spanish). Singles mix and mingle in this tropical paradise. Tranquil beaches, pristine marine parks and sculptured cliffs, this … Continue reading

Galapagos Gay & Lesbian Family Adventure – Bring The Kids!

Wander Among Unique Animals! June 25-July 2, 2011 Amazing creatures, mystery, and beautiful seascapes create this unique corner of the world. Seemingly hidden from man for centuries, this series of islands remains relatively untouched. 600 miles off the west coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands offer an unusual microscopic view of nature and natural selection … Continue reading

For a Taste of Gay Friendly Key West – Try some Key Lime Pie!

I was at the http://www.islands.com web site and noticed a post by Ashley Fraxedas about the Best Key Lime Pie Recipe from the fabulous Fish House restaurant on the island of Key Largo in the Florida Keys. The general manager gave her permission to share their famous key lime pie recipe. Doesn’t matter how much … Continue reading

Out & About Travel Featured on About.com’s Gay & Lesbian Travel Site!

Andrew Collins, travel writer and editor since 1991, operates the popular About.com Gay & Lesbian Travel page. Andrew recently spotlighted Out & About Travel in an interview which can be viewd HERE. Andrew conceived & wrote Fodor’s Gay Guide to the USA, which won a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism award from the Society of American … Continue reading

Win a Trip to Gay & Lesbian Friendly Nice, France!

                We hope everyone had a fantastic holiday and are gearing up for a fabulous New Year!! What better way to welcome 2011 than by winning a trip to gay & lesbian friendly Nice, France?                     Enter HERE.  

SWEET: Lesbian Tours & Cruises – Special Holiday Offer!

THE SWEET TREAT Racking your brain trying to find the perfect holiday gift? Do not despair, Sweet is here. What better gift than a week of ultimate luxury at one of Sweet’s five-star all-inclusive resorts! Until the end of the year, we can reserve your Sweet resort vacation for only a $100 per person deposit AND we’re … Continue reading

GaySailAway.com Features Out & About Travel!

GAYSAILAWAY.COM PICKS OUT & ABOUT TRAVEL FOR A GREAT GAY & LESBIAN TRAVEL SPECIALIST! (Steve & Ed of GaySailAway.com) Thanks to Steve & Ed at http://www.gaysailaway.com for featuring Out & About Travel on their popular gay & lesbian blog. You can read the article here: http://www.gaysailaway.com/blog/gay-lesbian-independent-travel-specialist-intoduce-travel/ Stay tuned for more exciting information from  http://www.GAYSAILAWAY.com in coming weeks!

Be Sure to Visit GaySailAway.com!

Thanks to Steven Duncan, owner of http://www.GaySailAway.com and http://www.agenda9.com, for designing two fantastic ads for Out & About Travel! Next year GaySailAway will debut their Enrichment Gay & Lesbian Group Cruises. These intimate group sailings on traditional cruises will include a community guest host who, along with GaySailAway Concierge, will lead exclusive workshops, cocktail parties and … Continue reading

Out & About Travel Featured on About.com’s Gay & Lesbian Travel Site!

Andrew Collins, travel writer and editor since 1991, operates the popular About.com Gay & Lesbian Travel page. Andrew recently spotlighted Out & About Travel in an interview which can be viewd HERE. Andrew conceived & wrote Fodor’s Gay Guide to the USA, which won a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism award from the Society of American … Continue reading

NEW! Club Atlantis Cancun – All Gay & All Inclusive!

Club Atlantis Cancun April 23-30, 2011 Exhilirating, active, and more fun than you ever imagined. Atlantis all-gay resort week at Club Med Cancun continues to be nothing short of sensational! Join 700 gay and lesbian guests from around the world as they take over this spectacular 40-acre resort for an incomparable week of excitement and … Continue reading

101 Romantic Gay & Lesbian Friendly Spots!

OUTTraveler looks at 101 Romantic Spots for you and your sweety! Six of the eleven countries listed have legalized same-sex marriage. CLICK HERE FOR 101 ROMANTIC SPOTS Countries include: Spain, Canada, Argentina, South Africa, Sweden, Mexico and United States.

Switzerland Gay and Lesbian Summer Adventure

SWITZERLAND SUMMER ADVENTURE: SEPTEMBER 4-10, 2011   Switzerland is more than fondue, fine timepieces, and Heidi. The country is one of Europe’s great outdoor play lands. Hiking in the Swiss Alps offers unsurpassed scenery. The Swiss also know how to pamper. Fine food and relaxing spa treatments are a great way to end a day … Continue reading

Italy: The Men’s Tour

Okay guys, It’s never to early to plan a trip to Italy and what better way than an all gay tour? The Italy Men’s Tour sells out each year. Don’t miss out on the Nov 4-12, 2011 departure! Our grand Italy: The Men’s Tour follows the footsteps of some of  the greatest artists and thinkers … Continue reading

Aspen Gay Ski Week Group Tour

Aspen Gay Ski Week is right around the corner (January 16-23, 2011). Why not join a gay group to this fabulous evet? Attended by thousands of skiers and boarders, this event started it all! With four mountains, Aspen’s skiing is legendary. Experience the gentle slopes of Buttermilk, groomed cruisers of Ajax, steeps of Highlands, or … Continue reading

Holiday Getaways!

Want to get away this Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Eve? Here are some options to wet your appetite! Argentina Tour: Nov 21-27, 2010 Post Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise: Nov 28-Dec 5, 2010 Christmas/New Year’s Caribbean Cruise: Dec 19-Jan 3, 2011 Costa Rica Tour: Dec 20-27, 2010 Maui New Year’s Dive Tour: Dec 26-Jan 2, 2011 … Continue reading

FAQS about Out & About Travel

Out & About Travel has been providing the gay & lesbian community with travel service for over 11 years. We are 100% gay/lesbian owned & operated. We NEVER charge a service fee! It doesn’t cost extra to book through us. We have a price match guarantee. If you find something lower on the internet — … Continue reading

2011 GAY SKI WEEKS!

There are more gay & lesbian ski weeks to chose from this year than ever before! Highlights include: Aspen, Telluride, Whistler, Stowe, Crested Butte, Lake Tahoe, Switzerland, Austria and France! Visit: http://www.GAYSKITRIPS.com for all the latest information.