2017 Gay Travel Award Winners Revealed!

23 leading LGBTQ, inclusive and accepting winners selected from hundreds of finalists.

Gay Travel Awards 2017

​​​​​GayTravel.com — a trusted resource for LGBTQ travelers across the globe — today announced the winners of the 2017 Gay Travel AwardsSM

The mission of the Gay Travel Awards is to recognize and promote select LGBTQ welcoming properties, events, destinations and travel-related companies around the globe. These distinguished organizations lead by example and help to inspire other companies and brands around the world to follow their spirit of inclusiveness and acceptance.

This year, the 23 winners were selected from over 100 nominees. 

"The Gay Travel Awards support and promote LGBTQ travel and tourism by identifying and rewarding select organizations which exemplify a spirit of inclusiveness, acceptance, exemplary customer service and hospitality excellence," said Stephen Prisco, Vice President of this year's sponsor, GayTravel.com.

A complete list of this year's categories and winners are listed alphabetically below:

Bed & Breakfast of the Year - Worthington Guesthouse - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Car Rental – Advantage Rent A Car
Casino Resort – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, FL
Destination Domestic – Orlando, FL
Destination International – Vienna
Fan Favorite Hotel – Nikki Beach Resort Koh Samui
Gay Bar of the Year - Palace Bar - Miami Beach, FL
Gay Pride of the Year – New York City
Hotel Collection of the Year – Starwood Hawaii
Hotel Luxury, Europe - St. James' Court, London
Hotel Luxury, Mexico - The St. Regis Mexico City
Hotel Luxury, US - Rancho Valencia - Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Hotel, Wedding Resort - Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island
LGBT Cruise Operator – Atlantis 
LGBT Tour Operator - Toto Tours
LGBT Travel Agency - Cruising with Pride
Ocean Cruise Line – Royal Caribbean International
Romantic Hotel or Resort - Castlehotel Schönburg
Spa of the Year - Meadowood Napa Valley
Summer Event – Gay Wine Weekend
Travel App – Hopper
Value Hotel - Doubletree by Hilton Orlando Downtown
Winter Event - Whistler Pride

About GayTravel.com:

GayTravel connects the LGBTQ community with gay-friendly destinations, hotels, cruises, tours, events, entertainment, attractions, clubs and restaurants throughout the world. Their mission is to provide the community with safe, welcoming and unique recommendations to ensure that every vacation is both pleasurable and memorable. 

For additional information, visit www.GayTravel.com or call (800) GAY-TRAVEL or follow @GayTravel on Facebook and Twitter, @GayTravelInsta on Instagram.

Media & Press Inquiries:

Victoria Rohrlick
1-800-Gay-Trav (ext 710)

Source: GayTravel.com


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