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 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

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

Help This Lovely Couple Out & SWEET Will Match Dollar for Dollar!

I came across this article on http://www.discoversweet.com and was so moved by it, I just had to post it to our blog. This amazing, loving couple has endured many hardships, but their love and postive attitude keeps them going. Please read their story, and if you can, donate. Even the smallest donation makes a big … Continue reading

Greetings From Jamaica, Wish You Were Queer by Mari SanGiovanni!

OUT & ABOUT TRAVEL BOOK RECOMMENDATION! If you don’t mind laughing out loud at the beach on your next vacation, pick up a copy of GREETINGS FROM JAMAICA, WISH YOU WERE QUEER by Mari SanGiovanni.   The Advocate: “A breezy romp!”   AfterEllen.com: “Damn if I didn’t actually laugh out loud while reading it — several … 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


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

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 & Lesbian Travel Newsletter Now Available!

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

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

Alaska Road Trip for Women! Don’t Miss Out On This Tour!

  ALASKA ROAD TRIP FOR WOMEN South Central Alaska June 4-18, 2011 Highlights: Seeing the vast expanse of Denali National Park and towering Denali (Mt. McKinley) Kayaking and hiking on the Kenai peninsula Taking the ferry across spectacular Prince William Sound Staying in the charming town of McCarthy, walking on glaciers, and rafting the Nizina … Continue reading

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

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

Lesbian Alaska Group Cruise!

Hey Ladies! I know what you’ll be doing May 15-22, 2011…..going to Alaska! Join a group of lesbians on an epic cruise through the wilds of Alaska, where glaciers crack and plunge into the sea and bald eagles soar high above.  The Sweet Alaska Lesbian Group Cruise  sounds, well, sweeeet! 😉 Group perks include: A … Continue reading