Group Travel & Cruises curated by Carlos Melia

Group TravelGroup Travel & Cruises curated by Carlos Melia  |  The brand NEW Group Travel‬ & Cruises section of my ‪‎travel‬ site is online now. Check it out.!!! A handpicked selection of unique global ‪‎travel experiences‬, curated personally by me. Scheduled group journeys, to inspiring destinations, hosted either by me personally or by one of my trusted ‪‎tour operators‬. Join us on a journey of discovery and indulgence. Continue reading Group Travel & Cruises curated by Carlos Melia

Capri Rainbow enjoy your color

Capri Rainbow enjoy your color  |  Press Release  |   A 3 days Gay Event that will involve the whole island: tourist operators, shops, services. The island of flavors and aromas, the sun and the artists,in occasion of “Capri Rainbow 2013” will burst into innumerable colored atmospheres. “Capri Rainbow 2013” the blue island is colored by rainbow and rediscovers its  ‘open mind’ side. From 6 to 9th September between cultural events, excursions, sea, food, wine and fun / September 6-9, 2013

An exclusive holiday package for gay travellers, to discover the island by concerts, exhibitions, gourmet tasting, trekking, excursions, white party, fashion show, swimming naked in the blue sea and much more. The scents of the island, the sun, the artists, the ancient flavors will explode in elegant rainbow-colored atmosphere.
The agency Aura Capri, specializing in luxury events and personal concierge services, for three days has made available 500 packages. A big cultural event and entertainment which will host conferences on the topic of gay tourism in Italy with special guests, film screenings, musical performances, a symphony concert, walks to discover the most hidden corners ; in addition, a true gastronomic journey between the traditional dishes of Capri, then a tour of the island by sea.
Finally, space for fun: free admission in the most exclusive island, a dinner show and a White Party in the bay of Marina Piccola, in one of the most exclusive places of the island, “La Canzone del Mare” where also Rupert Everett spent his holiday in April 2013. Immersed in the fun of the foam-party, floating in a swimming pool overlooking the sea, dress code “White” , people will  enjoy  the freedom that only the night knows how to give , in the light of the caprese moon.
 The package Capri Rainbow 2013 includes:
– Welcoming service from/to station or airport of Naples the day of arrival and departure
– On request Private transfer round trip from / to railway station / port / from the airport / port
– Transfer by hydrofoil Naples – Capri – Naples
– Private transfer from the port of the island of Capri to hotels  and return
– Luggage porterage on arrival and departure  from Capri
– Accommodation in 4 * Hotel in formula roulette with bed and breakfast for 3 nights
– Card with benefits and discounts of 10% at our partners
– Free access to cultural events and activities of Capri Rainbow
– Free entrance in the Night clubs affiliated to Capri Rainbow
– Free entrance to museums in Capri and Anacapri
– Tour of the island by boat with a stop below the Faraglioni
– Evening Concert in the Certosa di S. Giacomo di Capri
– Path of food and wine evening through the historic center of Anacapri
– Dinner buffet, show and White Party in one of the most exclusive places of the island:” La Canzone del Mare”
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Gay Cruises Season 2011 multiple options available

Gay Cruises Season 2011 multiple options available December is around the corner and most of you around the world, already have your Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year Holidays gateways already sorted out. This is a list of some of the Gay Cruises scheduled for season 2011, covering multiple destinations, options and crowds. So if you find any that interests you or would you need further information please do not hesitate to contact me at any time. CM by Carlos Melia ( Ph. 212.399.6161 | Cel. 347.944.0026 | Toll Free Number 800.729.7472 Ext. 205 | | Skype/Facebook/Twitter carlosmelia ).
> An EPIC Caribbean Voyage February 19th – 26th 2011 ) • Norwegian Cruise Line’s incredible new ship that reinvents cruising once again.  You’ll be one of the first to experience the many new entertainment options of the EPIC, including special performances by the Blue Man Group and the world’s only ice bar at sea. You’ll be visiting unique, exotic islands which are waiting to be explored on this Western Caribbean Voyage from Miami to Mexico and Honduras. Cabins from USD 999 per person based on double occupancy. Government taxes and fees not included.
> Gay Group to HAWAII on Cunards Queen Victoria ( February 17th – March 03rd 2011 ) • Enjoy 14 nights on one of the most luxurious ships on the high seas. Departing from Los Angeles with 4 days at sea to experience the majesty of this ship, then sailing to visit Hilo, Honolulu, Nawiliwili, Lahaina and 4 other wonderful days at the sea. Cabins from USD 2049 per person based on double occupancy including port fees and NCF.

> All Gay Cruise to Costa Rica and Panama March 06th – 13th 2011 ) • Puerto Caldera, Isla de Coiba, Panama, Gulfito, Isla del Cano Drake Bay, Quepos, Curu, Isla Tortugas. Imagine sailing on a tropical sea. There are black sand beaches, turquoise waters, emerald rain forests and white face monkeys. And above all, there is the magical, dream-like quality of sailing on the luxurious S.V. Star Flyer…enjoy a sense of joy and freedom and endless possibility. Cabins from USD 2475 per person based on double occupancy. Government fees and taxes not included.

> Tahiti & Society Islands Cruise on the Luxurious Paul Gauguin ( May 07th – 15th 2011 ) • Gay Group visiting the most romantic and beautiful destination in the world, on one of the most luxurious cruises at sea. Sail round trip from Papeete, visiting Raiatea, MotuMahana (private island), with two full days in Bora Bora and Moorea. Cabins from USD 3806 per person based on double occupancy including Flight on Air Tahiti Nui round-trip to/from Los Angeles + taxes + gratuities + meals + room service + watersports (except Scuba) + alcohol + beverage + entertainment.
> Miami Beach Pride Cruise ( April 18th – 22nd 2011 ) • In April 2011, our community is coming together in a big way. Starting with Miami Beach Gay Pride on April 16th, South Florida will show the world a true celebration of the beauty and strength of our community. Make plans now to extend the magic of Miami Beach Gay Pride by joining the group that will be departing on a 4-night cruise to the Bahamas April 18th – 22nd, on the Norwegian Sky, leaving from the Port of Miami, right after Pride weekend.  And the celebration doesn’t end there. You will return, just in time, to join the opening night of the Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival which runs April 22nd – May 1st, 2011. Cabins from USD 419 per person based on double occupancy. Government fees and taxes not included.

> Scandinavia & Russia Cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas May 30th – June 11th 2011 ) • Gay Group visiting some of the  most beautiful places in the world. Whether you are looking for history, culture or plain natural beauty, chances are you will find it on this cruise vacation to Northern and Western Europe. From medieval architectural styles to modern, world-renowned museums and theater to world-class shopping, gentle rolling hills and dramatic towering fjords. An amazing adventure awaits you around every corner. Cabins from USD 1420 per person based on double occupancy. Taxes and port charges not included.

> Italy, Spain, Africa and France Cruise with overnights in Barcelona and Ibiza August 01st – 10th 2011 ) • coming out on sale NOV 08th. You can be one of the first to sail on the bran new Celebrity Silhouette ship, that has been secured for this 100% Full Gay Cruise. Sail round trip from Rome, visiting Florence, Pisa, Barcelona, Ibiza, Tunis, Naples and Ajaccio. Cabins from USD 2049 per person based on double occupancy plus taxes and tips. Single shares available.
> Rome to Venice Cruise on Windstar’s Wind SurfSeptember 03rd – 10th 2011 ) • Come and sail the Amalfi and Dalmatian coast abroad the MSY Wind Surf. Experience a new adventure that will take you on an extraordinary voyage from Rome to Venice. Sip a Posip alongside elegant bohemians in chic Hvar, explore designer boutiques in Capri or enjoy stunning view of an erupting volcano. Castles and beaches, bastions and boutiques, bright days ad starry nights, all awaits your and 312 other privileged guests as you sail towards a timeless journey. Cabins from USD 3199 per person based on double occupancy.Does not include international airfare, trip cancellation insurance, gratuities or port fees.

CM by Carlos Melia ( Ph. 212.399.6161 | Cel. 347.944.0026 | Toll Free Number 800.729.7472 Ext. 205 | | Skype/Facebook/Twitter carlosmelia ).

Patagonia ALL GAY Cruise

Patagonia ALL GAY Cruise • Sign up now and witness the first Patagonia Gay Cruise ever. The Skorpios II will sail into the world of natural beauty and ice on Saturday April 3rd. 2011 . Packages including all services (*) listed below go from USD 2490 on Double Base Occupancy. The perfect gateway to enjoy with friends, or even as a honeymoon option after getting married in Buenos Aires or any destination in Argentina. For more information and to receive a copy of the FULL PROGRAM please do not hesitate to Contact ME and I will send you all the latest news and info on this package to the south of Chile. CM

(*) Services included: Flight Santiago de Chile / Puerto Montt / Santiago de Chile + 05 nights at Skorpios II + All Ground Transfers + All Meals and Party Access + Access to all Tours and Activities.

BRC Friendly Map

Bariloche Friendly Map by Cristian Signorelli ( CM Travel Expert region San Carlos de Bariloche ). The first gay friendly map of the Argentinean Patagonia with all the information you will need to know to better enjoy the region of the southern lakes and San Carlos de Bariloche. BRC Friendly Map is distributed, free of cost, at over 150 points in the city of Bariloche (hotels, bars, restaurants, rent a car, information centers among others) as well as in other destinations and events all over Argentina. So please ask for you copy to your Travel Agent or feel free to request it online to me here.

In the back cover of this first edition of BRC Gay Map you will find the Bariloche Gay Group that we have planned for next NOVEMBER 2010, during which we will tour around the area of San Carlos de Bariloche, Villa la Angostura, San Martin de los Andes, the 7 Lakes Corridor and Lanin Volcano. For more information Gay Group Bariloche.

(*) The BRC Friendly Map is co-sponsored by the Bariloche EMPROTUR