Stay somewhere with a purpose and book a trip with some of the top hotel brands in the business supporting the LGBTQ community. Whether a pioneer in the industry or actively seeking equality and change, these hotel brands offer incredible stays across the globe — all while giving back to the LGBTQ community.
With more than 60 boutique hotels across 35 cities, the Kimpton provides accommodations in the top destinations. Stay at any one of the LGBTQ-friendly hotel brand’s locations for top-notch service, award-winning cuisine and a custom experience. Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants offer special promotions, packages and employee benefits all supporting the LGBTQ community and young people. They’ve partnered with non-profits and meaningful outreach programs such as The Trevor Project. Kimpton celebrates diversity and has even been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, earning 100 percent approval ratings.
Another hotel brand, Marriott, is so dedicated to equality and travel, they have a site dedicated to it. Scroll through customer testimonials, LGBTQ advocate support and packages specifically designed for adventure, relaxation, romance and an all-over memorable stay. Find a hotel meeting your specific vacation needs with a hotel brand that was one of the first to offer same-sex benefits. With locations all around the world, Marriott is a great hotel brand to have in the LGBTQ community’s corner. Check out the TAG Approved offers and promotions such as the Out and About Package, including an LGBTQ guide to St. Petersburg, Fla.
An LGBT ally for nearly two decades, Starwood Hotels & Resorts offer a plethora of services benefiting the community. As the first hotel brand to publicly support and be publicly involved with New York City’s Pride Parade, Starwood has worked with leaders in the industry, including the IGLTA and Life Ball people diagnosed with HIV and Aids. Among many non-profit organizations, Starwood supports LGBTQ youth, business graduates and community needs.
Hyatt Hotels has been a top name in the game for some time and was one of the first major hotel brands to offer domestic partner travel benefits. Since 2005, Hyatt has maintained a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and continues to support marriage equality, equal rights and treatment. Search the hotel brands many all-inclusive stays committed to the LGBTQ community and lifestyle.
The Urban Cowboy hospitality brand is no stranger to making city-adjacent stays feel a little more country. The newest addition to the roster, The Chalet, goes a rustic-chic step further at The Urban Cowboy property in the Catskills, New York.
The Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card recently launched BoldFamilyTravel.Chase.com, an interactive, online resource allowing families to plan future travel together. The launch followed the Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card Survey of parents and grandparents that revealed most parents believe children are important resources for planning family vacations and that one-third of parents don’t currently involve their children in planning but would like to.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.
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