Tag Archives: gay tourism

Evening View – Key West International

I love everything about Key West’s airport, like the one luggage carousel. (Where’s my bag? Oh. Carousel one.) But especially the super creepy multi-culti statue family on the roof.

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Afternoon View – MIA To EYW

Father Tony and I are about to board our little prop plane for the hop from Miami to Key West, where we’ll be celebrating Gay Pride Week. Nonstop.

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David Letterman On NYC Being Named World’s Top Gay Tourist Destination

Remember when Letterman was funny? (Source)

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Win A Trip To Montreal Pride

Tourisme Montreal and Montreal Pride are teaming up for a “Queer Of The Year” contest in which five semi-finalists will win trips to this year’s gay pride week. Whether you’re a do-gooder, a diva, the average guy next door, a girl just out of the closet or anywhere in between, from now through May 30, Montreal wants you to visit …

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SAINT MAARTEN: Pastors Demand Special “Code Of Conduct” For Gay Tourists

A group of pastors on the tiny Caribbean island of Saint Maarten say that the corrupting influence of homosexual tourists must be curtailed. Therefore they want their local Parliament to impose a new “code of conduct” to prevent gay cruise ship visitors from committing public displays of affection. The pastors met yesterday with Parliament’s Committee For Tourism to present their …

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Mexico City Invites Gay Honeymooners

Mexico City has launched a new tourism office to lure gay honeymooners from around the world. “We hope that many same-sex couples who get married around the world spend their honeymoons here,” says Alejandro Rojas, the city’s tourism secretary. In July, the city opened an office aimed at catering to gay tourists that officials describe as the first of its …

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Morning View – Montreal Detritus

Club flyers, bar rags, Divers/Cite guides, etc etc. Embiggen for a closer look. In the upper left is my VIQ pass, which Divers/Cite co-founder Suzanne Girard told me stood for Very Important Queer, Queen, or Quebecois, my choice.

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RECAP: Montreal Day 4

Saturday began with a trip to the “24-hour hipster joint and poutine mecca,” La Banquise, where my able homo-guide ordered us the traditional version of Montreal’s specialty seen several posts below this one. From there we went to Parc Lafontaine in the Le Plateau-Mont Royal borough, where we lounged on the grass and scarfed our fries and curds. Lafontaine seems …

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RECAP: Montreal Day 3

Yesterday my able homo-guide started our excursion at the famous St. Viateur Bagels in Montreal’s hipster-heavy Mile End, home to many of the city’s artists, musicians, and writers. Think Billyburg, but with slightly fewer sleeve tattoos. The bagels aren’t very New York-y, more like unsalted warm pretzels, therefore I liked them. After bagels, Daniel rented me an orange electric scooter …

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