By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman
HOUSTON – Need to get away for awhile? Aquafest GLBT Group Cruises may be the way to go. According to a company press release, “Aquafest has accommodated more than 2000 passengers on ten sailings” in the past four years.
The company caters to men, women, singles and couples – “and, of course, supportive family and friends.”
Events and amenities include private group shows, celebrity LGBT entertainers, and group sporting events. Entertainers include The Kinsey Sicks, comedian Michele Balan, and actor, comic, emcee, and lecturer Jason Stuart, among others.
The comany’s 2005-2006 itinerary includes Alaska, New Orleans, and the Greek Isles.
For more information visit http://www.aquafestcruises.com or call 1-800-592-9058. For information on the importance of booking with a gay-friendly travel agency, see “Have a gay holiday!” in the March 24 issue of Between The Lines.
Looking for gay-affirming travel? The following resources will help you plan a gay-friendly vacation for yourself – or for yourself and your partner.
International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association: Call 1-800-448-8550 or visit http://www.iglta.org
Olivia Cruises & Resorts: Call 800-631-6277 or visit http://www.olivia.com
RSVP Cruises: Call 800-328-7787 or visit http://www.rsvp.net
Gay Travel News online: http://www.gaytravelnews.com
Out & About: http://www.outandabout.com
Purple Roofs: http://www.purpleroofs.com
Michigan members of the IGLTA:
All-Star Cruises & Travel, Inc., Flint: 810-230-8045
Fantasy Travel, Inc., Wyandotte: 313-299-1665
Gateway Travel, Joe Gagnon, Farmington Hills: 248-432-8600
Lifestyle Traveler, Grand Rapids: 616-949-6000
Gemini Travel, West Bloomfield: 248-855-3600