Troy Petenbrink: February 2012 Archives

American Airlines, which is currently engaged in bankruptcy restructuring, yesterday announced it will launch new nonstop two-class Boeing 757 service between Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA) and Los Angeles International Airport (L

This Leap Day, Wednesday, February 29, 2012, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants’ Northern Virginia hotels are holding a special “Leap into Spring” one day sale with savings of 29 percent off stays for this spring.  

More than 15,000 women from all over the world are expected to gather in Palm Springs, Calif. for The Dinah, also known as The Dinah Shore Weekend, the legendary all-girl party and music festival slated for March 28 to April 1, 2012. The five-da

Orlando welcomes gay service members

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
February 19, 2012 8:32 AM |
  OutServe, the association of actively-serving LGBT military personnel, has chosen Orlando as the host city for its 2012 national conference. The Second Annual OutServe International Leadership Conference will take place October 25 to 28,

Through the end of February 2012, New York City's Jumeirah Essex House is offering a special "Priscilla Package," which includes tickets to the over-the-top production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical, presented by Bette Mi

Stay and dine in Palm Springs

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
February 13, 2012 8:00 AM |
Just in time for gay sunseekers planning a late winter or early spring escape, a collection of Palm Springs LGBT-friendly accommodations have partnered with some of the city's best restaurants to offers “Stay Two Nights and Dinne

(Re)Discover South Beach's Delano

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
February 10, 2012 8:00 AM |
Image via Wikipedia For travelers who know Miami's Delano, they know it has been one of South Beach's most stylish and decadent hotels for more than half a century. For those who have never been, it is not to be missed. Built in 1947 and updat

As previously reported by Elsewhere, a passenger on the Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas cruise ship went overboard near Cozumel, Mexico, during the early morning of Friday, Feb. 3. The passenger has now been identified as Kenneth John Gemme

Active duty military service members will be able to to enjoy one of the largest gay ski weeks for free. StraightOut Media & Marketing, the producers of Telluride Gay Ski Week, announced yesterday that the ski week will celebrate t

The Hyatt Regency Crystal City announced that it will celebrate its 30th birthday on Feb. 11, 2012 by sharing a special gift with its guests. For a limited time, guests can enjoy 30% off room rates plus 30% discount on food and beverage. The “3

[UPDATE: PASSENGER IDENTIFIED - "Missing Atlantis gay cruise passenger identified."] The Washington Post and Los Angeles' KABC-TV, are reporting that a passenger on Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas cruise ship has fallen overboard. According

The Philadelphia Museum of Art yesterday premiered a new exhibition of artwork by one of history's most intriguing artists: Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh Up Close is described by the museum as a daring and innovative collection of wo

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