LGBT Destinations

By Matt Skallerud | Selected articles highlighting some of the best in LGBT destinations worldwide

Italy Gay Summer Pride 2017

Italy Gay Travels, in partnership with XXL London, is proud to announce the first edition of Italy Gay Summer Pride. A 4-day sensational Summer Party in one of the most beautiful undiscovered gems of Italy: the bay of Gallipoli (not in Turkey)!

LGBT London: what venue closures mean for the capital's future

London has lost many LGBT venues in recent years as rents skyrocket and property development accelerates. But with the mayor’s ‘night tsar’ and new spaces emerging, there are signs of revival for the capital’s queer nightlife

Puerto Vallarta announces new initiatives for LGBT travelers

One of the most inclusive destinations in the world is planning to take their LGBT-friendly initiatives to the next level. The resort town of Puerto Vallarta has long been a huge draw for LGBT travellers. As well as being easily accessible from the US West Coast, it’s also home to Mexico’s only official ‘gay neighbourhood’, … read more

Sun, fun & celebrities help Miami Beach Gay Pride shine bright

Miami Beach Gay Pride – a three-day, rainbow-filled, love-fest – is a fun, sun-soaked celebration of all things LGBT …just don’t wear any snazzy, high-dollar shoes.

Las Vegas ranks high with LGBT travelers

The Convention and Visitors Authority’s efforts a decade ago to attract the LGBT community and willingness to embrace all travelers have paid off with a slew of events filling the city’s calendar.

San Francisco’s colorful Mission district explored in gorgeous imagery

Murals take center stage in a book that also covers residents, restaurants, architecture and culture

What’s New In Grand Rapids, Saugatuck, And Douglas The Gay-Friendly Midwest

Arrive in a vibrant metropolis of beer, art, and dining and there you have Grand Rapids, Michigan. It’s among our country’s most venerable, yet fresh,cities

Frida Kahlo’s Mexico City

Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) is best known for her many self-portraits, 55 in all, which comprise around half of her corpus of paintings.

Buenos Aires Plays Its Gay Trump Card

Buenos Aires takes a giant leap forward for LGBT rights with the newly inaugurated Carlos Jáuregui subway station - the world’s gayest subway station.

Gay Pride is Lighting Your Fire for More? One Magical Weekend is Back at Disney for Gay People

For ALL Types. ALL Shapes. ALL Ages. ALL Colors - Is gay pride in your town is lighting your fire for more? Well then, if you haven’t ever been to gay day Orlando events during the first weekend in June, then please return your gay card immediately. You have been using it without authorization and it is being revoked until you attend one of the hottest and largest LGBT community and gay events in the world.

Bangkok, in all its gay glory

In depth coverage of lifestyle, music, food, fashion, arts and culture from Thailand and Asean coupled with reviews, features and directories of Thailand restaurants, bars, cuisine and wine.

LGBT tourism on P.E.I. highlighted in new videos

A new series of videos is promoting P.E.I. as a safe, welcoming place for LGBT travelers to visit.

Travels of Adam launches Hipster City Guides as downloadable apps for iOS and Android

Internationally popular travel blog and leading gay travel expert Travels of Adam launched a new series of Hipster Travel Apps for iOS and Android this week. In partnership with Remote Apps, the ap…

An In-Depth Guide to Planning a Lesbian Friendly Trip

If you are looking to plan a lesbian friendly travel experience but are not sure where to start, use the tips in this guide to plan the ultimate adventure.

Travel Bloggers: Meet The Digital Nomads Who Use The Net To Travel The World

So who are the leading gay and lesbian travel bloggers? How did they start? Why should we follow them? And what can we learn from them? PASSPORT tells you.

2017 IGLTA Honors Announced

Annual awards celebrate individuals and businesses that are making the world more welcoming for LGBTQ travelers. Presented with support from Visit Philadelphia

Playing Cupid for a Gay Friend on a (Mostly) Straight Cruise

The Queen Mary 2 isn’t exactly a hub of gay culture. But that wasn’t going to stop me from trying to help my friend get lucky.

Enter for a chance to win a Tampa Bay getaway!

Enjoy a getaway to Tampa Bay, known worldwide for its cultural diversity and welcoming nature. Play by day under bright, blue skies and experience the legendary nightlife of Ybor City after the sun goes down.

Maui a popular stop for LGBT travelers

Maui is the second-most visited island for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travelers from the United States, but it is top amongst Canadians and third amongst Australians, according to a study released by the Hawai’i Tourism Authority in March.<p>Over the past five years, Oahu was the most visited island at 49 percent of U.S. participants, followed by Maui at 42 percent, Hawaii island at 37 percent and Kauai at 26 percent. Not as many had been to Lanai (3 percent) or Molokai (2 percent).

The Hornet Guide to Gay Honolulu

Welcome to gay paradise! Besides getting your tan on, there are many things to do in Honolulu, Oahu. Discover where to go in this guide to gay Honolulu.

Adventure takes the stage at Coachella Valley

Perhaps best known for its popular festival, Coachella Valley is an adventure-seekers’ playground — if you know where to look.

These Women Market Their Bar as Queer-Friendly to Keep Out Sexist Bros

“Macho types feel less comfortable in a bar full of free spirits.”

Lincoln Road landmarks will be lit with rainbow colors to mark Miami Beach Gay Pride

The iconic parking garage and office tower that bookend South Beach’s well-known shopping destination will be lit in rainbow colors at 8 p.m. April 6, opening Miami Beach Gay Pride through April 9.

For LGBTQ travelers, river cruises are the rage

As river cruises become more popular with gay and lesbian travelers, cruise lines are offering a wide array of LGBTQ-targeted experiences.

Exploring LGBT-Friendly St. Petersburg, Florida

St. Pete is a quirky sun-drenched metropolis whose cultural attractions, stately downtown and LGBT friendliness are often overshadowed by other cities

Competition for Airbnb as other home-sharing sites target niche audiences

The Irish site Homestay, OneFineStay and Mister B&B all chasing a share of the market

Yes, there’s a gay ski week happening next door in @tignesofficiel, but we found the gayest thing in the French Alps

Yes, there’s a gay ski week happening next door in @tignesofficiel, but we found the gayest thing in the French Alps. We love you, #FolieDeuce! #valdisere #france #frenchalps #ski #skiing #snowboard #snowboarding #gay #lgbt #skibums (at La Folie Douce Val d'Isère)

#GayTravel Analysis for 2017, in preparation for #IGLTA2017

In preparation for the upcoming IGLTA Convention in St. Petersburg, Florida coming up May 4-6, we wanted to do an up-to-date analysis of the top hashtag used for LGBT travel, which is still #GayTravel. - 2017 Bearibbean Cruise

Join in as your hosts the Bears of Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco, and Dallas present a fund raiser for their community work. Every stateroom sold, Cruise Planners-All Out Vacations will donate a portion of the proceeds back to these Bear chapters of the west coast. Not just BEARS are invited. We had many different people and all are welcomed and embraced by this group. Special Activities planned for 2017 Bears Caribbean cruise.