July 2011 Archives

In Fort Lauderdale, which launched sunny.org/honeymoonwithpride to help newly hitched couples plan the perfect escape, three of the area's top gay resorts are offering specials. The Royal Palms Resort & Spa has a "Royal Bliss" package that includes limo service from the airport, long stemmed rainbow roses and chocolate dipped strawberries in a Supreme King Room. Also included: breakfast in ... [Read]

Hotels say "I Do" to gay couples

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
July 29, 2011 11:01 PM |
With the recent approval of same-sex marriage in New York, hotels from upstate New York to Costa Rica have launched new LGBT wedding and honeymoon specials. High Peaks Resort, on Mirror Lake in the world-famous village of upstate New York's Lake Placid, is welcoming same-sex couples to its new wedding facilities. The resort is offering a “Romancing the Peaks” wedding weekend ... [Read]

Tour Tuesday: Western Caribbean

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
July 26, 2011 9:57 PM |
Bear Cruise USA is offering a seven-night western Caribbean cruise, February 18 to 25, 2012. Designed for members of the gay bear community and their admirers, this Mardi Gras-themed cruise departs from New Orleans and travels to Mexico, Grand Cayman and Jamaica before returning to New Orleans. Participants will travel aboard the Royal Caribbean Voyager of the Seas. The cruise is non-exclusive ... [Read]

The Island House Key West, billed as "the longest continuously operated gay guesthouse in the world," announced its 35th anniversary in business with a throwback to 1976 prices. All 39 rooms will be offered at $13, the price it charged when it opened in 1976, for the night of June 25, 2012. The special offer is available exclusively through a ... [Read]

"Today Show" hosts and LGBT community supporters Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb joined members of Rehoboth Beach's drag volleyball teams yesterday afternoon for some campy fun in the sun. Gifford and Kotb have family ties to the gay-friendly Rehoboth Beach area and were in town to promote their respective books. They invited the drag volleyball players and fans to the ... [Read]