The winners of the 2019 Gay Travel Awards have finally been announced!
Presented by GayTravel.com, the awards recognise and promote LGBTQ+ welcoming properties, events, destinations and travel companies around the world.
The winners earn their spot by inspiring the broader community to share their spirit of inclusiveness and acceptance.
“The Gay Travel Awards support and promote LGBTQ+ travel and tourism by identifying and rewarding select organisations which exemplify a spirit of inclusiveness, superb customer service, and hospitality excellence,” Charlie Rounds, Editor of GayTravel.com, said.
And this year’s winners are…
Airline: Southwest Airlines
Bed & Breakfast / Inn: Inn on the Alameda (Santa Fe, New Mexico)
Car Rental: Advantage Rent a Car
Cruise Line: Disney Cruise Line
Destination: Banff & Lake Louise, Canada
Event: Gay Wine Weekend (Sonoma, CA)
Hidden Gem: Kahanda Kanda (Sri Lanka)
Hotel, Bar: Fifty Mils, Four Seasons Hotel Mexico City
Hotel, Beach Resort: The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas (US Virgin Islands)
Hotel, Boutique: XV Beacon (Boston, MA)
Hotel, Business: Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Hotel, Casino: San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
Hotel, City: The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square
Hotel, Family: Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress (Orlando, FL)
Hotel, Golf: Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort and The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa (Palm Springs, CA)
Hotel, Honeymoon: Sri panwa, Phuket (Thailand)
Hotel, Luxury: The St. Regis Mexico City
Hotel, Pride: The Westin Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta
Hotel, Spa & Wellness: Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve (Puerto Rico)
Hotel, Wedding: South Seas Island Resort (Captiva Island, FL)
Pride: NYC Pride
Tour Operator: HE Travel