View More View Less. At Celebrity, as we strive to make every one of our guests feel welcome, we value the importance of diversity among all our guests and crew. Not only that, but we are proud to announce that as of same-sex marriages performed onboard our ships by the Captain are legally recognized.
Whichever cruise line you choose as a gay or lesbian passenger, the staff, as well as your fellow passengers, will be welcoming, friendly and accepting. Princess sail to some truly exotic destinations — from the sun drenched ports of Ibiza and culture rich destinations like Barcelona, Rome and Venice, to far-flung destinations like Hawaii, Thailand and other ports in South East Asia. The question is: where will you choose?
There was a time when the best a gay or lesbian cruise passenger could hope for from a "gay-friendly" cruise would be a self-organized " Friends of Dorothy " meet up. Now, gay and lesbian socials are standard on most cruises, and are actually organized, promoted and hosted by the cruise lines and their staffs. The cruise industry has come a long way, not merely acknowledging but embracing its gay and lesbian passengers.
Join us to marvel at the flora, fauna so much snorkeling! Round-trip from Fort Lauderdale, FL, this all-lesbian cruise is perfectly timed to allow you to escape the cold and enjoy sunkissed days and star-filled nights. Located on the breathtaking island of Hispaniola, our all inclusive Club Med Punta Cana resort welcomes you for an unforgettable vacation.
You want to cruise, but you want something more than an occasional 'Friends of Dorothy' gathering. Here's how you can be yourself -- solo, with your sweetheart, or your kids. So you're thinking of sailing off into the splashy blue yonder.
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Which cruise lines should I look into? Royal Caribbeanin particular, welcomes gay passengers across its entire fleet and promotes onboard same-sex marriages. Upmarket Celebrity Cruises also offer same-sex nuptials and the line often sponsors Pride events.
Julia Rothman for BuzzFeed News. So I decide to wake the place up a little. The second dinner session has just let out, and the Rendezvous Lounge which is as tacky as it sounds is overflowing with lesbians.
For those who perhaps enjoy the excursions more than the actual cruise itself, Azamara Club Cruises provides the perfect chance to explore unknown destinations without spending too much time on the cruise ship. And, speaking of onboard activities, guests can expect gay-positive entertainment and entertainers like live cabaret performances, comedians, and screenings of current LGBTQ films. By immersing its small group of LGBTQ guests in with other guests on board larger ocean liners, it allows them to socialize with others outside of their group if they so desire.
Gay men and lesbians have been passengers on cruise ships since the first commercial cruise line began, more than years ago. Since then, the popularity of cruising among LGBT travelers has only grown. According to a survey by Community Marketing Inc. That compares to estimates of 5 percent or less of the general population.