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Hard Rock opens in Palm Springs
By October 26, 2013 Read More →

Hard Rock opens in Palm Springs

In “gay friendly” Palm Springs, Hard Rock International recently opened its latest venture. With a total of 174 venues in 54 countries, including 138 cafes, 17 hotels and 7 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs is a luxury 163-room resort located in the […]

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Zenbiz Trippin Travel Mixer
By October 16, 2013 Read More →

Zenbiz Trippin Travel Mixer

Barbara Harris – Kier Matthews- Europe Express, Jeanne Parnell, Denella R’ichard – Norwegian Cruise Lines, Laurence Pinckney – Zenbiz Travel – Toni Isreal – Walker International Communications Group -Photo by Julius D.C. Bryant/CEO-Founder   Last September, Zenbiz Travel held The Zenbiz Trippin Travel Mixer. GBMNews was in attendance. Many fellow friends and acquaintances were in attendance. […]

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Getting to Know the Black Lesbian Traveler
By April 24, 2013 Read More →

Getting to Know the Black Lesbian Traveler

They say the single worse question you could ask a woman next to how much she weighs, is her age. But asking this question (and others) of the Black lesbian traveler is critical to catering to this often overlooked and untapped audience of jetsetters. By Kimberley K. McLeod, Founder, ELIXHER Magazine Who is the Black […]

LGBT Travel Market Biggest Ever, New Report Says
By January 18, 2013 Read More →

LGBT Travel Market Biggest Ever, New Report Says

LGBT travelers remain a growing and lucrative market despite tough economic times, a new report says. By Trudy Ring LGBT travelers are a more valuable market than ever, says a new report from marketing firm Out Now Global. The report, released Wednesday at the World Travel Market, an industry event in London, puts the potential […]

The Out NYC – New York’s new all singing, all dancing gay hotel
By March 18, 2012 Read More →

The Out NYC – New York’s new all singing, all dancing gay hotel

There are other gay-friendly hotels in New York, but The Out NYC is the city’s first ‘straight-friendly resort’, with an onsite restaurant and megaclub set to provide a much needed boost to the city’s once hedonistic gay nightlife By David Vincent There isn’t much undeveloped land in Manhattan, but in the bits that are you’ll […]

Cape Town chases gay tourist dollars
By February 13, 2012 Read More →

Cape Town chases gay tourist dollars

CAPE TOWN — Perfectly sculpted bodies lie poolside at The Glen, a guesthouse that’s the first listing on the Pink Map to Cape Town, handed out at the airport for the 225,000 gay tourists who visit every year. Gay culture has flourished since the fall of apartheid, which harshly penalised homosexuality, as South Africa enshrined […]

Jamaica: Hazard Mitigation Funds to Rescue Tourist Mecca
By January 22, 2012 Read More →

Jamaica: Hazard Mitigation Funds to Rescue Tourist Mecca

By Zadie Neufville KINGSTON – In the latest efforts to mitigate the hazards associated with climate change, the Jamaican authorities are turning their attention to Negril, where decades of unplanned development is destroying the local ecosystem and eroding the famous beach. Studies indicate that in the last 40 or so years, Negril has lost more […]

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