Troy Petenbrink: May 2012 Archives

Capital Pride, Washington, D.C.'s annual LGBT gay pride event, will kick off on May 30, and The Normandy Hotel is joining in the celebration. Beginning with the start of Capital Pride and continuing through the end of June, The Normandy Hotel is

Destination: London

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
May 21, 2012 8:00 PM |
According to Community Marketing Inc.'s 16th Annual Gay & Lesbian Tourism Report, London is the top international destination for U.S. gay travelers. Playing host to WorldPride (June 23 to July 8, 2012) and the Olympic G

Just days before the opening of the Barnes Foundation’s Philadelphia campus on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia yesterday launched the city’s first-ever coordinated and sustained visual arts marketing campaign called With

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Monday announced that new nonstop flights will be available from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to four cities that, because of distance, had earlier been ineligible for nonstop servi

As Kym Register talks about North Carolina’s effort to stop same-sex marriage the feelings of shame and pride can be heard in her voice. Voters in North Carolina approved one of the nation’s most restrictive constitutional amendments

The LGBT-oriented travel-and-event company Out in The Vineyard is hosting Gay Wine Weekend in Northern California's magnificent Sonoma Valley, during the heart of June’s Gay Pride Month, June 15 through June 17. Highlights of the even

Santa Fe, the capital city of New Mexico, likes to say that its streets are narrow but its minds are not. Trailing only San Francisco among U.S. metro areas in percentage of households headed by same-sex partners, Santa Fe's extensive gay a

Destination: Palm Springs

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
May 7, 2012 8:03 PM |
In the heart of Southern California, Palm Springs is a top gay-friendly destination. This desert city offers LGBT travelers a wealth of outstanding activities and events throughout the year. More information about Palm Springs and a chance to wi

The first series of commercials to ever promote the U.S. to world visitors include a gay couple. Developed by Washington, D.C. based Brand USA, the commercials were launched yesterday in the United Kingdom, Japan and Canada,

Donovan House, one of Washington, D.C.'s most chic hotels, is now being managed by the San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Group. Owned by LaSalle Hotel Properties and previously managed by Thompson Hotels, Donovan House is located

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