Troy Petenbrink: November 2011 Archives

AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc. and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation (American Eagle), announced today that it filed voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District

Rudy Moliet loves living in Key West, loves to travel, loves his husband but hates inequality. On his blog, Moliet recounted a recent "lunch counter moment" that happened at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport 

The CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa is inviting guests to start the New Year full of fun in the sun with one muy caliente deal. For a limited time only, reserve the Winter Special rate starting at just $99 per night and enjoy the

Kimpton hosts cocktails for a cause

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
November 25, 2011 1:35 PM |
Kimpton’s Urbana Restaurant & Wine Bar at the Palomar Washington DC and its sister hotel the Palomar Arlington have announced they will be hosting special fund raising events for local HIV/AIDS services on Weds., Nov. 30, 2011.

Abs on a plane

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
November 22, 2011 10:48 AM |
If the sexy Wilson Cruz looks a little flabby the next time you see him, complain to the Transportation Safety Administration. According to the gay actor and activist, while traveling this morning through New Jersey's Newark Liberty Internationa

Save on Cyber Monday 2011 travel deals

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
November 21, 2011 4:30 PM |
[Updated Nov. 26] Cyber Monday, the Monday following Thanksgiving and Black Friday, is the biggest online shopping day of the year. So it should be no suprise that hotels are joining in on this e-shopping spree with one-day only online discount

When you hear historic hotel, you might begin to think musty smells, small rooms and more layers of paint than a Paula Dean cake. So when I tell you that the Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Fl., is more than 85 years old,

The bears come out to play in paradise

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
November 16, 2011 8:02 AM |
Bears in Paradise, a gay owned and operated, Vancouver-based tour company, is organizing Bear Break: Maui, March 24 to March 31, 2012. Maui has been voted “Best Island” by readers of Conde Nast Traveler for more than a dozen years, a

Does the new Pan Am having you itching to fly the friendly skies? For the next week, American Airlines is offering deep discounts on tickets to U.S. and European destinations. Fares for select U.S. cities are available starting at $59 each

NewNowNext.com announced the winners of its 2011 travel awards. The nominees in all 10 categories were selected by a a group of professional travel writers, and the winners were seleced by the readers or tripouttravel.com and newnownex

Palm Springs' annual White Party is one of the largest and longest running gay circuit parties. And tickets and passes for next year's party, April 6 to 9, are on sale now. Founded by promoter Jeffrey Sanker more than two decades ago, the White

Similar to discount providers such as Groupon and LivingSocial, OffTo is a new web-based service devoted entirely to providing deals on customized LGBT-friendly travel in the U.S. and abroad.  Launched this week, OffTo promises to provide g

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