Palm Springs, CA – May 5, 2010 – The Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism has launched a new website, www.VisitGayPalmSprings.com, as the official online resource for LGBT travelers.
The new website showcases the collection of nearly 30 gay and lesbian-owned and/or operated resorts and guesthouses, including many that are clothing optional. Large photos and descriptions of each lodging property, attraction, restaurant and retail store allow the visitor to review and build their own travel plans.
VisitGayPalmSprings.com features include:
Interactive event calendar
Gay and Lesbian Visitor Guide
Social Media applications
Videos and photo gallery
Direct links to each resort’s website
Several of the LGBT resorts are offering summer travel discounts, including free night offers through September 30, 2010 on VisitGayPalmSprings.com. In addition, the Desert Gay Tourism Guild is promoting its own, “Summer Splash” featuring special events and travel packages to Palm Springs.
Palm Springs is home to numerous world-renowned gay and lesbian events including the Dinah Shore Weekend held every April, along with Jeffrey Sanker’s White Party, one of the largest gay circuit events in the United States. In the Fall, the Palm Springs Pride Festival attracts thousands the first weekend of November, and is followed by Leather Pride, which Turns Up The Heat in Palm Springs the second week of November.
Palm Springs is less than two hours away from Los Angeles and San Diego. Daily flights are available to the Palm Springs International Airport from major U.S. cities. Palm Springs is a close and affordable destination for those seeking the perfect blend of outdoor adventure and casual relaxation. Find the perfect place to stay and play at www.VisitGayPalmSprings.com.