Everything You Need To Know About Honolulu Pride 2018

OTELS | DESTINATIONS | TOURS | CRUISES | WEDDINGS | BLOG | EVENTS Saturday, October 20, 2018 The annual Honolulu Pride™ Parade + Festival will commence on the third Saturday of October, and you don’t want to miss it! Held in honor of Hawaii’s LGBTQ+ community and their allies, this two-week extravaganza is witnessed by over 30,000(…)

IGLTA and ASTA Expand Organizational Partnership

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) announced today an expanded partnership that includes discounted membership rates for businesses that join both organizations. Both organizations have a long history that spans the globe, with IGLTA members located in more than 80 countries and conducting business in(…)

Cuba To Get 248-Room LGBT Resort

According to the Mexican news site and Forbes Mexico, a 248-room LGBT resort featuring five bars and three restaurants will open next year on or near (this is unclear) Cuba’s resort island Cayo Guillermo. The “luxurious five-star” hotel is reportedly the project of MGM Mutha Hotels, which currently operates about two dozen resorts in(…)

Southern Comfort Transgender Conference Happens in September

For the third year, Greater Fort Lauderdale will host the longest-running transgender conference in the United States, the Southern Comfort Transgender Conference, on Sept. 6-8, 2018. The informational forum will welcome hundreds of attendees for a series of workshops, seminars, and networking events hosted at the Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Conference activities include legal(…)

First Same-sex Couple Legally Marry at Sea on a Major Cruise Line

Francisco Vargas and Benjamin Gray In a historic ceremony hosted on board Celebrity Equinox, Francisco Vargas and Benjamin Gray became the first same-sex couple ever to be legally married at sea on a major cruise line. The grooms were joined by their immediate family for an intimate ceremony officiated by Captain Dimitrios Manetas. They exchanged(…)

2017 Gay Travel Award Winners Revealed today announced the winners of the 2017 Gay Travel Awards. The mission of the Gay Travel Awards is to recognize and promote select LGBTQ welcoming properties, events, destinations and travel-related companies around the globe. These distinguished organizations lead by example and help to inspire other companies and brands around the world to follow their spirit of(…)