April 2011 Archives

Review: Harrah's New Orleans

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
April 29, 2011 11:50 AM |
It has been a rough few years for New Orleans. The after effects of Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill are still being felt in many sections of the city; however, the French Quarter and the Garden District, two of the its main tourism areas, have never looked better. And for LGBT travelers seeking to visit the Big Easy, Harrah's ... [Read]

The gay-welcoming Blair Patch Bed and Breakfast, will be one of 14 charming and historic B&Bs participating in the 2011 Loudoun County Bed and Breakfast Open House this Sunday, May 1, from 1 to 5 p.m. The participating B&Bs have partnered with local wineries and restaurants for the event, so visitors will be able to sample wine and food at ... [Read]

For the end of the 2011 Equality Forum, a weeklong series of educational programming designed to advance national and international LGBT civil rights, Philadelphia will play host to the region's largest gay street festival. SundayOUT! at the Piazza will feature more than 150 artisans, food vendors and community organizations. Among the planned live entertainment will be recording artists KID AKIMBO and Jonathan Bascope. ... [Read]

Houston-based Concierge Travel shared the following information about its 2012 trips to the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, Peru and the Amazon: Concierge Travel, the largest gay-owned and operated travel agency and tour operator in the state of Texas, today announced four new trips for 2012, which include: hosting LGBT travelers aboard the Allure of the Seas in January, an all-gay and ... [Read]

As June is LGBT Pride Month, many hotels are offering promotions to attract gay travelers. Here are two offers that were shared with Metro Weekly: Key West, Florida Hyatt Key West Resort and Spa is offering a warm welcome for everyone to come and be part of Key West's “One Human Family” in honor of the annual Pride Festival taking ... [Read]