Go Now✈ Go Later✈: Don’t miss these gay getaways 🌈🍸

30 07 2019

Some gays plan their gay getaways far in advance. Some plan last minute. Some go both ways. We’re those gays. But no matter which you are, we’ve got awesome recommendations for gay getaways to go to now. Next year. Or both!

Gay Getaways: GO NOW!

Atlantis Events takes on Europe with the Oasis of the Seas for the biggest European gay cruise ever. Meet guys from all over the world as this gorgeous Royal Caribbean ship sets sail for a trip of a lifetime. Amazing parties by night, and incredible ports by day. Enjoy bike rides in Mallorca, snorkeling in Capri, wine tasting in Provence and art walks in Florence. The ship departs on Saturday, August 25 and returns September 1.

Don’t miss this epic European journey. Book now and GO!

Join ManAboutWorld’s Billy Kolber (and up to 2,000 of our closest friends!) for the first full-ship LGBTQ+ charter with VACAYA aboard the five-star Celebrity Summit.

The ship will depart NYC on Sunday, August 11 and sail to Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. Then, it’s a day in quaint Bar Harbor, Maine, and then two full days in fabulous Provincetown.

Kristin Chenoweth kicks off the departure from Cape Liberty, with lots of entertainment onboard and off — including an overnight call in Ptown to kick off their crazy Carnival week. Vacaya’s maiden voyage, promises a new kind of LGBT+ experience. Book now and GO!
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Morocco should be at the top of any queer travelers bucket list! Take the journey with OUT Adventures from Casablanca to Marrakech.

The epic experience kicks off September 13 and lasts for 10 unforgettable days. Travel with a pack of gay travelers through desert landscapes and moody villages. Sleep in a hotel made of Saharan sand, picnic in mountain gorges, cook classic North African cuisine, and share memories that will last a lifetime. Book now and GO!

GAY GETAWAYS: GO LATER

Two continents. 35 countries. Five languages. One love. No matter who you who are, Greater Fort Lauderdale invites you to celebrate LGBT+ advocacy on the beach at the first-ever Pride of the Americas in 2020. All are welcome to fly their flag high, make an impact and radiate life. Join the ManAboutWorld team for this first ever Pride uniting our community from Arctic Canada down to Tierra del Fuego! Book your flights and accommodations today! 

Atlantis and Virgin Voyages will make history in 2020 when they embark on the first gay charter of the Scarlet Lady. The ship will set sail on May 31 – June 7, 2020 from Miami and traverse the Mexican Caribbean. Be one of the first to discover Virgin Voyages adult-only by design experience that will transform the cruise industry.

The Atlantis charter isn’t on sale yet – it’s not even listed on the Atlantis website. But trust us, you’ll want to be on this first gay charter of the Scarlet Lady, the revolutionary new cruising experience from Virgin. Mark your calendar and reserve your vacation days now.

Gay Wine Weekend 2019 just happened, and it was epic. If you missed it, mark your calendar now for next year. Called “One of the best events of the summer season,” Gay Wine Weekend takes over Sonoma Valley from July 18-21 for a 3+ day celebration of food and wine in Northern California’s Sonoma Valley!

Check out the 2019 details, and mark your calendar now.

The hosts of this super fun event look forward to meeting you Out In The Vineyard of “our” Wine Country!

The boys at OUT Adventures have an incredible safari planned for 2020! Their brand new gay tour of Kenya kicks off outside Nairobi – Safari Capital of the World – before venturing into the savannah. Here, authentic yet luxurious tents and lodges will provide shelter in Amboseli National Park and Masai Mara National Reserve. All meals are included on this excursion, including a fab Bush Barbecue. OUT Adventure trips sell out far in advance … so Book now and GO! 

Our very own Kenny Porpora will experience this fabulous OUT Adventures Kenya safari this August 2019. Follow his safari on Instagram at @wozels1102 and get a sneak peek at everything that awaits you in 2020.





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 www.marriott.com/pride





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.








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