Rain To Rainbows For New York

NYC Pride announced this week the official New York City Pride theme for 2013 will be “Rain to Rainbows.”
The theme will spotlight the many positive changes that have occurred despite the struggles the LGBT community still faces. NYC Pride will host their annual barrage of events commemorating the 44th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, beginning with the Rally and ending with the Dance on the Pier.
“After years of inequality in this country we are finally turning the course towards receiving full equality. While this won’t be achieved overnight we are proud of our community’s accomplishments over the last decade and look to the future with a positive stance on the state of LGBT rights.… more

2013 Gay & Lesbian Ski Weeks

Gay Ski Week

All you summer lovers please don’t hate me, but it is THAT time again. Time for us snow lovers to start thinking about all the exciting gay & lesbian ski weeks planned for 2013! 
NOW is the time you will find the best travel deals to popular ski resorts.
We here at Out & About Travel have been customizing ski packages for almost 15 years and are more than happy to assist you. 
Here is sample of upcoming gay & lesbian ski weeks: 

Utah Gay & Lesbian Ski Week: January 9-13, 2013
Aspen Gay & Lesbian Ski Week: January 13-20, 2013
Stowe, Vermont’s Winter Rendezvous Gay & Lesbian Ski Week: January 23-27, 2013
Whistler Pride Gay & Lesbian Ski Week: February 3-10, 2013
Telluride Gay & Lesbian Ski Week: February 22-March 3, 2013
Canadian Rockies Gay Ski Tour: March 16-23, 2013
Mammoth Mountain Gay & Lesbian Ski Week – March 13-17, 2013

 We will be updating our web site, http://www.gayskitrips.com in the coming weeks with more information. 
In the meantime be sure to email us at [email protected] for assistance planning your getaway. 

See you on the slopes! 
Desiree… more

Top 10 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent

Gay Travel

WHY A TRAVEL AGENT IS IMPORTANT
One of the most asked questions I receive as a travel agent is, “Why should we book through you?” 

I can come up with hundreds of reasons, but here I have compiled the Top 10 Reasons why you should use a travel agent or, more specifically, why you should book your next trip through my agency, Out & About Travel.

You don’t have to be gay to book a trip through us, we are straight friendly too!

Out & About Travel (http://www.gaytravelpros.com) is a full service, gay & lesbian, online travel agency specializing in gay & lesbian tours, cruises, adventure travel, gay ski trips, customized packages and more. I started Out & About Travel back in 1999 out of my genuine love of travel and the desire to provide the gay & lesbian community with the many options available to them.… more