TripOut Calls Rio 2011’s Hottest Gay Travel Destination

Author: , November 28th, 2011

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Gay TravelRio de Janeiro has been selected as the hottest gay destination in the world for the second time in a contest sponsored by and MTV.

With 48% of the votes, Rio beat out Madrid, Spain; Portland, Oregon; St. Tropez, France; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Stockholm, Sweden. The candidate cities were chosen by a group of writers and journalists specializing in global travel.

The beaches and nightclubs available in Rio were specifically noted as a result of this recognition. Here’s a list of some of Rio’s hottest beaches and gay nightclubs.

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TripOut Announces Travel Award Winners

Author: , November 11th, 2010

Logo, a unit of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), announces today that, its comprehensive travel site dedicated to the LGBT traveler and MTV Network’s first stand-alone, travel-focused site, will reveal its second annual “TripOut Gay Travel Awards” at London’s World Travel Market – the premier global event for the travel industry.

Logo and IGLTA (International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association) will co-sponsor “The TripOut Gay Travel Awards, co-hosted by IGLTA” where Editor-in-Chief, John Polly, will announce this year’s winners at the World Travel Market. The awards once again honor the most stylish, exciting and hottest destinations and services that attract, pamper and market to the LGBT traveler.

“Our participation in the World Travel Market proves that is a highly-regarded resource for gay-friendly travel,” said John Polly, Editor-in-Chief, “This recognition, in addition to our partnership with the IGLTA, showcases us as one of the premier sources for gay travel planning.”

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Philadelphia Makes LOGO’s List of Gay Travel Destination Finalists

Author: , September 10th, 2010

Gay Friendly Philadelphia Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals

Philadelphia was named a “Best U.S. Destination” by LOGO, the gay and lesbian network owned by Viacom’s MTV Networks. An international panel of travel journalists compiled the list, made up of Philadelphia, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Provincetown and San Francisco, for LOGO’s annual “TripOut Gay Travel Awards.”

Travelers can vote online for their favorite U.S. destination among the six contenders throughOctober 18, 2010. To vote for Philadelphia, go to or

“Philadelphia is an exceptional getaway for gay travelers,” said Ed Salvato, one travel expert who participated in the “TripOut Gay Travel Awards” nomination process. “This city stands out for its historic attractions, friendliness and gay nightlife scene.”

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