Loews Vanderbilt Hotel – Nashville, TN

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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

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel – Nashville, TN

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Gay Friendly Hotel Spotlight 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 … Continue reading

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel – Nashville, TN

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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

Hilton Bentley Miami / South Beach, FL

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

Chatham Bars Inn – Cape Cod, MA

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Chatham Bars Inn / 297 Shore Road / Chatham, Cape Cod, MA  02633 / 1-800-527-4884   Chatham Bars Inn is known as New England’s finest oceanfront luxury resort & spa. It has been called “One of the top resorts in the world” by Conde Nast Traveler (Gold List). It has a 4 Diamond AAA Award … Continue reading

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel – Nashville, TN

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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

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel – Nashville, TN

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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

Eagle Creek Luggage – Inspired by Travel

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EAGLE CREEK – Luggage, Packing Solutions, Travel Accessories and Everyday Bags As frequent travelers my partner and I are always searching for great new luggage. My partner is a fanatic when it comes to organization so she (and I) were in heaven when we discovered Eagle Creek luggage!  Eagle Creek, which was born in the … Continue reading

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel – Nashville, TN

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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

Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort – Destin, Florida

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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

Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort – Destin, Florida

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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

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

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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

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel – Nashville, TN

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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

Ames Boston Hotel – Valentine’s Day XO Package

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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

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

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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

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel – Nashville, TN

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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

Gay Travel – The Importance of Business Role Models

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Gay Travel | Travel Guru’s | Gay Travel Blog | Role Models | Inspirational people  “There is an innocence in admiration; it is found in those to whom it has never yet occurred that they, too, might be admired some day.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche.  It is said that we learn to be moral (virtuous) by … Continue reading

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel – Nashville, TN

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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

Gay Travel – Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort – Sandestin / Destin, Florida

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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

Gay Travel Information: NYLO Hotel – Providence/Warwick, RI

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NYLO Providence-Warwick / 400 Knight Street / Warwick, RI 02886 / 401-734-4460 I’ve had the NYLO Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island on my radar for quite some time. Earlier this month my partner Jennifer and I were lucky enough to finally experience this chic, ultra-modern hotel.   There are several things I liked about NYLO … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information – Product Reviews – Waviators

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WAVIATORS – Unsinkable Shades Waviators were created to solve a simple problem. Sunglasses that look good don’t float. The creators played in the water. They wore sunglasses. Their old shades sank too many times.  WELCOME WAVIATORS! 😀 These unskinkable, fashionable shades come in four hot colors – Blue, Red, White & Yellow.  As an avid … Continue reading

Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort – Sandestin / Destin, Florida

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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

Chatham Bars Inn – Chatham, Cape Cod, MA

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Chatham Bars Inn / 297 Shore Road / Chatham, Cape Cod, MA  02633 / 1-800-527-4884   Chatham Bars Inn is known as New England’s finest oceanfront luxury resort & spa. It has been called “One of the top resorts in the world” by Conde Nast Traveler (Gold List). It has a 4 Diamond AAA Award … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: NYLO Hotel – Providence/Warwick, RI – Gay Friendly Accommodations!

NYLO Providence-Warwick / 400 Knight Street / Warwick, RI 02886 / 401-734-4460 I’ve had the NYLO Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island on my radar for quite some time. Earlier this month my partner Jennifer and I were lucky enough to finally experience this chic, ultra-modern hotel.   There are several things I liked about NYLO … Continue reading

Gay Travel Information: Out & About Travel October Newsletter!

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

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

The Mirror Lake Inn – Lake Placid, NY – Celebrates LGBT Pride Month with New Package!

In Celebration of LGBT Pride Month, the Mirror Lake Inn Introduces New Package!   In the Adirondacks, as the spring snowmelt gives way to the lush greens of summer, the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid, NY is gearing up for another summer season. This year, in celebration of LGBT Pride month, … Continue reading

Mona Lisa Suite Hotel – Gay & Lesbian Friendly – Best Choice for Orlando / Walt Disney World Travel!

GAY DAYS – ORLANDO, FLORIDA May 31-June 6, 2011   Gay Day at Disney World – Orlando, Florida, is right around the corner! Saturday, June 4, is the BIG DAY! Visit: http://www.gaydays.com for more information and list of all events! WHERE TO STAY? Out & About Travel recommends the beautiful, gay & lesbian friendly, Mona … Continue reading

Beaconlight Guesthouse + Ciro & Sal’s Italian Restaurant = Perfect Provincetown Getaway!

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Beaconlight Guesthouse / 12 Winthrop Street / Provincetown, MA / 1-800-696-9603 Ciro & Sals / 4 Kiley Court / Provincetown, MA / 1-(508)-487-6444      Provincetown is truly a fantasyland for gays & lesbians. It is one of the few places, if not thee only place, where gays & lesbians seem to outnumber the “straight folk”. Where lesbian … 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

Spirit Journeys – Gay Travel – Beautiful lands, magical places and amazing people!

A SPIRIT JOURNEY IS A VACATION….AND SO MUCH MORE!   Spirit Journeys offers extraordinary gay travel, vacations, tours and retreats at magical destinations all over the world. Whether it be on adventure travel tours or attending a retreat, their aim is to offer you a chance to “get away from it all”, to connect with others … 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

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.

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

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

Alaska Frontiers – Gay Tour!

Explore Alaska with this unique multi-sport adventure! June 25-July 4, 2011 Our Alaskan Frontiers multi-sport adventure is sure to be one of the most memorable vacations you’ve ever had. Highlights: Experience the magical Midnight Sun of mid-summer in northern Alaska on our off-the-beaten path itinerary. Explore deep into the wilderness of Denali National Park to … 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

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.  

Utah Gay & Lesbian Bicycle Tour!

The White Rim Trail, in Canyonlands National Park, Utah is a mountain bike classic. September 24-October 1, 2011 The White Rim Trail, right in the heart of Utah’s canyon country, ranks high among the world’s classic mountain bike experiences. Here, some 280 million years ago, sun and wind created a layer of hard white sandstone … Continue reading

San Diego Gay & Lesbian News: Gay Ski Weeks Are Here!

San Diego Gay & Lesbian News recently published an article written by Out & About Travel’s owner, Desiree Sousa, about this year’s plethora of gay & lesbian ski weeks! CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE Highlights include: Aspen Gay Ski Week, Telluride Gay Ski Week, Whistler Gay Ski Week, Stowe Gay Ski Week and the new … 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!

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