22 marks 50 years since HE Travel’s founder Hanns Ebensten put a small ad in New York’s After Dark arts magazine. Hanns’ future tour director Cal Culver (aka gay porn star Casey Donovan) appeared on their cover. Hanns invited “discerning gentlemen” to join him for a week in the Grand Canyon the following year, thus initiating a half-century of gay travel.
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Big Changes in Travel Demand Hello Fellow HE Travelers, It’s the last month of the year, and I personally have much to be thankful for. Travel has returned…admittedly with a few new bumps, scrapes and bruises along the way. However, we’ve become extremely efficient at navigating this new world of random lockdowns, last minute cancelations, […]
I would like to share my gratitude for what the past year has offered us. Despite the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, we at HE Travel have run tours to 16 countries on 5 continents (6 if you count Jordan as part of Asia). And if all goes well, we will add India and Antarctica early in 2022 to return gay travel to all seven continents!
Casey and I were just in Italy as hosted buyers for TTG. The organization shows off Italian travel companies and tour opportunities. Castles, vineyards, beaches, food, etc. I had a great time, seriously, so great! Life is so much better when on tour. It was fantastic to get back out into the world. I have so many new ideas!
Japan has an incredibly rich cultural heritage. When I design and lead our HE Travel gay Japan cultural tours and specialized tours such as our Japanese Ningyo/doll-themed tours, I weave together the diverse cultural threads that make Japan unique. Following is an account of one of those tours.
Hello fellow HE Travelers, With travel rebounding, I have returned to share my thoughts and amazing adventures with you again. Getting back out on tour There are a lot of great places you can go right now. It just takes a little more effort and work to get you there. Safety is a much bigger […]