Meet us at the LGBTQ Travel Pavilion at the New York Times Travel Show, Jan 27-28. Free Tickets Here

23 01 2018

ManAboutWorld at the LGBTQ Travel Pavilion at the New York Times Travel ShowMingle with 10 LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly travel businesses at the LGBTQ Travel Pavilion at the New York Times Travel Show this weekend, January 25-26. Get FREE tickets here with code LGBTQ. You’ll meet the ManAboutWorld team (pictured above) along with the following awesome businesses all of which offer tours, cruises and experiences tailored by and for LGBTQ travelers.

LGBTQ Travel Pavilion

All are welcome at The New York Times Travel Show first-ever LGBTQ travel pavilion! Learn about hot destinations and events as well as tours, cruises and experiences the world over — from right here in New York City to the farthest corners of all seven continents and on the high seas — for gay, lesbian, transgender and queer travelers and their straight friends and family. At the LGBTQ travel pavilion, proudly organized by Ed Salvato, editor in chief of gay travel magazine ManAboutWorld, you’ll meet a wide range of L.G.B.T.Q. travel experts, including:

Ask questions. Gather information. Book travel.

Whether you’re lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or straight, you are welcome here. Find travel information tailored for you and those you love.

Meet LGBTQ Travel Expert Ed Salvato 1P.M. EST on Saturday, January 27

  • Topic: “L.G.B.T.Q. Travel: Tours, Cruises, Events and Destinations for 2018”
  • Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
  • Location: Booth #933
  • Meet the Experts complete schedule
Facebook Live Sunday, January 28 at 1 P.M. EST

If you can’t join us at the LGBTQ Travel Pavilion tune into our Facebook Live Q&A Sunday, January 28 at 1 P.M. EST. Meet the travel experts at the booth and ask your travel questions!

Follow the Rainbow

Find us under the rainbow in booth numbers 120, 122, 124 and 126.

Eventi Hotel Pride Special

17 06 2012

Happy pride participants enjoying a gorgeous day in NYC.

Lots of hotels offer NYC Pride specials, but since we particularly love the Kimpton Hotel Group, we are happy to include the Eventi Hotel‘s contribution: the I Swing for PRIDE package which includes the following:

  • A bottle of bubbly
  • A 2-hour trapeze class for two at The Trapeze School
  • PRIDE-only wine hour on the 5th floor terrace on the night before the parade
  • Sleep in and enjoy breakfast in bed and morning mimosas the day after the parade
  • Complimentary upgrade to next room type if available
  • 10% of your rate will be donated to Broadway Cares

Fine print:

  • Starting at $449, guests can book online or call 1-866-996-8396 and mention rate code PRIDE for travel now until July 31, 2012. Rates subject to availability. Taxes and gratuities not included. Blackout dates may apply.

From Kimpton:

  • Kimpton is proud to be the only hotel brand to score 100% on the HRC Corporate Equality index for four years in a row and has provided continual support to the LGBT community through KPride, the company’s employee resource center, along with many other initiatives.


Marriott Invites You to “Be You, With Us” and Enter a Sweepstakes

7 06 2012

Can I be me with them?

Check out Marriott’s gay Pride packages and enter to win their “Be You, With Us” sweepstakes with a grand prize of a trip to New York City, San Francisco or Berlin 2013 Gay Pride Festivals valued at up to $5,000.

  • NB: This is for 2013, so you’ll have plenty of time to plan, book your travel and find the perfect Pride outfit or two.

According to Marriott, A sample package is The Get a Room! Vancouver Pridepackage at the Residence Inn Vancouver Downtown in Canada including overnight accommodations in a king deluxe studio, full hot buffet breakfast, high-speed wireless Internet, parking, two door passes to Celebrities Night Club and two cocktails in Cavino, the hotel restaurant.

Book hotel deals and packages, get more informaton and enter the Be You, With Us Sweeps at

Normandy Hotel, Washington D.C. Offers June Pride Special

30 05 2012

Normandy Hotel, lobby

In honor of Gay Pride month, this luxurious, boutique property in the gay-popular Dupont Circle area of D.C. is offering a special package starting Thursday, May 30 through June 30, 2012 called “Somewhere Under the Rainbow.”

This two-night package, valid Thursday through Sunday, is $295 and includes the following:

    • $295 ++ Two-night Accommodation in Superior Room [double occupancy]
    • Gay Traveling Book
    • Rainbow Sweatband
    • Rainbow Bracelet

The ‘fine print’:

  • Make your reservation by calling 1.855.533.6953 and mention code “PRIDE.”  
  • Reservations are required and subject to availability and based on double occupancy.
  • Package is available Thursdays-Sundays May 31—June 30, 2012.
  • This special may not be used with any other discounts or specials. This prepaid nonrefundable rate is includes tax and excludes gratuity.]

Hotel information:

Deal of the Week: Kimpton Hotels Invites You to Get Your Pride On

17 05 2012

Looks like someone got a 15% Pride discount!

The incredibly gay-friendly Kimpton Hotels is offering a special Pride package (15% discount, cocktails, a welcome gift and more) at their hotels, approximately 50 properties across the U.S. (in many of the cities where you may be celebrating Pride).

Click here for more information including restrictions relating to their Pride packages.

Click here to explore their InTouch Loyalty Program, a frequent stay award program that grants free WiFi and other perks. Click “LGBT” to receive information and specials designed especially for us.

Deal of the Week: Millennium Hotels 2012 Gay Pride Discount

14 05 2012

Juneau that Millennium Hotels has a property in Anchorage?

I’m a big fan of the Millennium Hotels and Resorts and, as in year’s past, they are offering a terrific special for Gay Pride. The offer (with restrictions) and relevant properties, including one on Anchorage, Alaska, is listed below.

From Millennium: The Millennium Hotels and Resorts, a proud sponsor of the IGLTA, is offering a special PRIDE rate of 15 percent off our best available rate to those who want to complete their gay-cation in any of our U.S. hotels.

The dates and respective Millennium Hotels for pride week are as follows:

Guests can book online or call 1-866-866-8086 and mention rate code PRIDE. Rates subject to availability. Taxes and gratuities not included. Blackout dates may apply.

In 2013, Ski Japan’s (Gay) St. Mortiz

20 04 2012

Just powder!

For the first time as far as we know, a gay ski trip is planned to Japan. In late February 2013, when conditions are considered to be optimal, the friendly, expert folks at SKI BUMS is leading a trip to Niseko, Japan, boasting “snowflakes large enough to cast shadows.

They’re planning a six nights in Niseko and a weekend in Japan which will include gay highlights. Discounted pricing is available for a limited time. Click here for more information about the trip and SKI BUMS.

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