Luxury Travel Advisor Exclusive: Inside Look at the New Luxury Gay Travel Network. Luxury Travel Advisor recently sat down with popular gay luxury advisor, Carlos Melia of First in Service Travel, an agency based in New York, who told us about the new Luxury Gay Travel Network (LGTNetwork) that he recently launched with hopes of creating a data base of gay agents looking network with each other and suppliers looking to tap into the market. “I was going to all these shows throughout the year and saw that everyone was now doing gay travel, but general gay travel,” says Melia. “But no one is targeting the luxury market.”
DNA Magazine asked seven New York experts to share some of their favorite corners of the Big Old City; the places that might be off the Tourist’s Beaten Track, and we answered. Say WE, because I am featured as one of the seven experts with my insight on La Esquina, Mexican restaurant locate in NOLITA, which BTW made the cover of the article. Do you have the code ? if not read this article
Romancing the Planet Blog features an interview with Carlos Melia entitled ” Why Carlos Melia sometimes gets caught off guard ” Follow this link to see the full interview RomancingthePlanet.com by Karthik Reddy, based in Sri Lanka.
OUT THERE Magazine asked me and 2 other avid travel bloggers to join them in some oracle-esque premonitions as to the most OUT THERE travel destinations for 2013. Here are what our travel oracles said… You may see the full article with my premonitions and long with my fellow travel bloggers at OUT THERE.
Visa Hunter is an amazing source of information for those traveling and looking information about different types of Visas. Thank you Visa Hunter for quoting me Carlos Melia and www.carlosmeliablog.com at your section Travel Notes From The Web’s Best Travel and Expat Bloggers. Check it out. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends
The November Issue of Man about World is out and about. Check it out. This month with a photo I took at the Fish Market of Kowloon in Hong Kong, featured at their section PARTING SHOTS. Download the November Issue to you iPAD.
Great article by journalist and editor Geri Bain in ASTA’s Magazine – American Society of Travel Agents – on LGBT Travel entitled … ” Realizing Potential…”
My weekly column on Luxury Gay Travel for dot429 and 429 Magazine is OUT and ONLINE. Please check it out. This week on …” My 72hs. Tropezinne Experience…” in St Tropez, French Riviera, France. Hope you enjoy it and till next week in full Luxury. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends
Carlos Melia seen in England by INSTINCT Magazine | United States | Thank you INSTINCT Magazine for featuring me on the last issue, in the section UPFRONT Spotted World Pride 2012 – London, England, together with Canadian Radio Host Mike Chalut, who was the one in charge to welcome Deborah Cox to the stage in front of thousand of people. Thank You. !!! CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends
Last night La Silhouette Restaurant and Carlos Melia Recommends, hosted a private summit of LGBT Media minds in New York City. Friends and colleagues, with whom I have travelled around the world, reporting about travel, hotels, restaurants and more. Lovely evening enjoying the touch of Chef Matthew Tropeano, and the brilliant attention and warms of both Sally and Tito the owners. (from left to right: Ed Salvato @ Man About World the new LGBT Travel Magazine for the iPad. Merryn Johns @ CURVE Magazine, leading Lesbian magazine. Joseph Pedro @ Passport Magazine the insider guide to Gay Travel. Dan Avery @ GayCities.com & Queerty.com leading online Gay Guides and News. Jeffrey Keyes and Lawrence Ferber free lance writers. And myself Carlos Melia.). More events to come. !!!! Great to share the evening with them, learn about their latest travels, exchange experiences, tips and contacts. CM @ Carlos Melia Recommends