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Gay-Friendly Tour Operators and Gay Cruise Companies

Explore this section for information about gay-oriented and gay-friendly tour operators and travel agents, as well as companies that offer gay cruises and other excursions.
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Out in Alaska, a GLBT-oriented tour company with expeditions …
An article about the gay-owned, custom tour operator Out in Alaska, which is based in Fairbanks and offers personal, upscale expeditions throughout Alaska to a mostly GLBT clientele, and with a focus on adventure, the outdoors, wildlife viewing, and gaining a personal sense of what's often dubbed America's Last Frontier.

OUT Adventures Tours - Small GLBT Group Tours to all Seven Continents
An article about the acclaimed gay tour operator, OUT Adventures, a GLBT-owned company based in Toronto, Canada, and specializing in intimate (usually up to 14 guests) journeys throughout the world, from Antarctica to Zambia, and focusing on a variety of styles: urban adventures, upscale style, GLBT family trips, comfort, active, and more. Both gay/lesbian and women-only trips are offered.

Out & About Travel, a full-service GLBT-owned and -oriented travel agency
An article about the full-service GLBT travel agency, Out & About Travel, based in Providence, Rhode Island.

French Escapade Tours - France, Belgium, Italy, Africa, California
An story about the tour company, French Escapade, a lesbian-owned operators specializing primarily in small, escorted women's, co-ed, and LGBT cultural-immersion tours to France, Belgium, Africa, and California.

Moab Yoga on the Rocks backpacking tours
An story about the gay-friendly tour company, Moab Yoga on the Rocks, which offers intimate yoga-centered backpacking retreats at Canyonlands National Park, in Moab Utah; and a short interview with owner Elisabeth Lilja.

Premier Tours and Safaris - Premier Tours Africa Travel
A profile of Premier Tours, a gay-friendly Philadelphia-based tour operator offering upscale excurions and safaris to Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Seychelles, Malawi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and Tanzania, as well as trips that touch on multiple countries in Africa.

Savvy Navigator Gay Luxury Tours
A look at Savvy Navigator, a luxury tour operator based in Washington, DC, and begun in 2008, offering excursions aimed at the gay male market, with an emphasis on South Africa.

Men at Midnight Moonlight Cruises, with NYC's Spirit Cruises
Men at Midnight Moonlight Cruises offer gay revelers in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood a fun way to party and admire the Manhattan skyline

How To Choose an Online Travel Agent
Although it's geared toward mainstream travelers seeking romantic getaways or planning honeymoons, this is a very good article on choosing an online travel agent in general.

Spirit Journeys - GLBT Retreats, Workshops, and Journeys
Spirit Journeys offers a wide range of GLBT travel retreats, workshops, and trips around the world. The focus is on self-awareness and both spiritual, personal growth, and destinations - New Mexico, Belize, Thailand, etc. - tend to facilitate this mission. Experiences ranging from a few days to more than a week are offered throughout the year.

International Gay and Lesbian Travel Assocation (IGLTA)
The largest GLBT travel trade organization in the world lists travel agencies, tour operators, cruise outfitters, and other professional travel businesses.

LGBT tour and cruise agents and operators
A Gay.com directory of tour and cruise operators around the world who specialize in gay travel.

Yahoo's GLBT Tour Operator Directory
Yahoo's directory of tour operators serving the GLBT community.

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