June 2013 Archives

Edith Windsor, Cher Top off New York Pride

By Doug Rule
June 27, 2013 12:14 PM |
Every year New York Pride is a highlight of annual pride season, toasting LGBT rights and equality in the birthplace of the movement. But this year, after yesterday’s landmark Supreme Court decisions, there could be no better place to celebrate. Edith Windsor, the “Windsor” in the case United States v. Windsor that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, is ... [Read]

In reaction to today's Supreme Court decision to end the Defense of Marriage Act, Orbitz issued a statement surrounding its support of equal rights for all. Orbitz has a long-history and deep commitment to promoting tolerance, non-discrimination and equality as an integral part of our employment practices as well as our marketing efforts. As the only online travel company to ... [Read]

Winners of the first annual Cruizie Awards were announced this month. The awards, presented by MeetMeOnBoard.com, are designed to recognize the cruise industry in several categories as "bests" for the LGBT cruise traveler. Mainstream Cruise Line Awards Best Large Ship Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises  Best Small Ship Cruise Line: Azamara Club Cruises Best River Cruise Line: Viking River Cruises Best ... [Read]

Travel to Brussels now easier for LGBT travelers in the U.S.

By Troy Petenbrink
June 19, 2013 1:52 PM |
Traveling to Europe's "capital city" became easier yesterday, June 18, with the start of new service between Washington and Brussels. Brussels Airlines is now operating flights between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Dulles International Airport (IAD) five times a week on widebody Airbus 330-200 aircraft, with lie-flat beds in business class, greater legroom than industry average and fully interactive personal entertainment in ... [Read]

As the temperatures rise in the nation's capital, Kimpton Hotels is inviting travelers to take advantage of some cool low rates and enjoy spectacular weekend savings with its “Red, White and BOOM!” promotion. Offered at Kimpton’s 12 LGBT-friendly hotels in Washington, Virginia and Maryland, the promotion provides a discount of 10 percent off one-night stays, 15 percent off two-night stays, and 20 ... [Read]