June 2011 Archives

Tour Tuesday: Nicaragua

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
June 28, 2011 8:33 PM |
Toto Tours, which has been providing LGBT travel services since 1990, is offering a nine-day tour of Nicaragua, November 19 to 27, 2011. The tour includes colonial Granada, Leon and Manaqua. Participants will visit the UNESCO World Heritage town of Leon Viejo, cruise Lake Nicaragua and explore the rim of the Masaya Volcano. The starting price is $2,395, based on double occupancy; airfare is ... [Read]

Summer temperatures can get out of control in California's desert city of Palm Springs but the deals for gay travelers are very cool. As part of Summer Splash 2011, nearly two dozen of the city's gay-friendly hotels and resorts are offering deep discounts: INNdulge (gay men): 2nd night free Tortuga del Sol (gay men): all rooms $69, Sunday through Thursday ... [Read]

Tour Tuesday: India

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
June 21, 2011 9:36 AM |
Zoom Vacations is offering a 12-day tour of India, September 17 to 28, 2011. The tour includes Mumbai, Varanasi, Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Udaipur. Among the many attractions will be visit to the Taj Mahal, rickshaw rides and a cruise on the Ganges River. The starting price is $7,599, based on double occupancy; airfare is not included. Complete details are available ... [Read]

New York City, home to the famed 1969 Stonewall rebellion, is hosting a weekend full of events to celebrate LGBT pride, Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26. "Our theme for 2011, Proud and Powerful, exemplifies where the LGBT movement is currently," says Chris Frederick, managing director of Heritage of Pride, Inc., which produces NYCPride. "Over the last year we've ... [Read]

Tour Tuesday: Isla Mujeres

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
June 14, 2011 10:49 PM |
Sweet, specializing in lesbian travel, is offering a special Mexico retreat to Isla Mujeres, September 23 to October 1, 2011. Isla Mujeres, which means “Island of Women” in Spanish, is a small island town a short distance off the northeast coast of Cancun. Guests will be staying at the all-inclusive Isla Mujeres Palace, which has been exclusively reserved for Sweet. The ... [Read]