October 2012 Archives

To help those who have been displaced by Hurricane Sandy, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants is offering 20% off rooms in the Washington, D.C. area as well as its properties all along the east coast. The discount is available when using rate code SANDY through Wednesday, October 31. The gay-friendly hotel chain, also welcomes pets. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-KIMPTON or visiting ... [Read]

Expedia praised for gay-positive video

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
October 25, 2012 10:28 AM |
The International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association is commending Expedia, one of the world's largest online travel booking companies, for its release of an LGBT-positive video. Charlie Rounds, chair of the IGLTA Foundation, said in a statement today that the video beautifully expresses the journey that millions of American families have traveled over the last few decades.  Adding, it is because ... [Read]

Looking for a hotel room for the 57th presidential inauguration? Why not just get the whole hotel. Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants announced today that it is offering  up two of its properties, one in Northern Virginia and one in Washington, D.C., in their entirety to two lucky groups of colleagues, friends or family members to enjoy. Guest have their choice between ... [Read]

It will soon become a whole lot easier to travel to the South Florida resort city of Key West. It was announced yesterday that beginning Saturday, Dec. 22, visitors can fly nonstop between Key West and both Washington, D.C. and New York City, when US Airways and Delta Airlines expand seasonal service to the Florida Keys. "This expansion of service reflects the airlines' confidence in ... [Read]

The Las Vegas Strip - including the ‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas’ sign - will go purple for Spirit Day on Friday, Oct. 19, joining other iconic landmarks, celebrities and millions of Americans in a stand against bullying and to show support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth. This historic display of support was announced today by GLAAD and ... [Read]