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VACAYA /vuh kai’ uh/ is the first and only large-scale travel company on earth built for the entire LGBTQIAPK community. They charter full ships and resorts, so LGBT+ travelers have the freedom to express their individuality, make personal connections, celebrate life, rev up, or simply relax… together. VACAYA’s focus is completely guest-driven and is built around amazing destinations, stellar celebrity entertainment, world-class hospitality, and endless fun.

“We’re rewriting the playbook,” proclaims VACAYA CEO Randle Roper. “With only a few notable exceptions, options for our community have been severely limited. Now, LGBT+ travelers have a rock solid fully-evolved new choice. They’ve waited a long time for a guest-focused company like VACAYA to come along, and we can’t wait to share all we have in store!”

VACAYA will be the first large-scale full-ship/full-resort LGBT+ vacation company to:

  • Sail the largest ship in history into Provincetown Carnival.
  • Sail on Celebrity Summit following her multi-million-dollar refresh.
  • Offer a full-resort takeover from The Leading Hotels of the World’s UNICO 20°87° Hotel Riviera Maya
  • Offer included perks like spa treatments, excursions, and more at UNICO 20°87°.
  • Offer guests opportunities to give back to the communities they visit.
  • Offer online booking 24/7/365.

VACAYA CMO Patrick Gunn adds, “VACAYA is about exploring new destinations, building lifelong memories, and giving back to the communities we visit. This spirit is captured perfectly in our tagline: open sea. open mind.”

VACAYA’s inaugural season and emerging 2020 lineup offer a distinguished variety of vacation options, made possible by a legacy of experience and unrivaled relationships VACAYA’s founders have built through the years:



VACAYA PTOWN CRUISE ON CELEBRITY SUMMIT: Sailing August 11-18, 2019 from New York (Port Liberty) on Celebrity Summit, this 7-night cruise will not only make history by being the largest all-LGBT+ cruise to ever sail to Ptown Carnival, but it’s also the largest ship to ever overnight in Provincetown! Join diva headliners Kristin Chenoweth, Katharine McPhee, Alex Newell, Lesli Margherita, and Leslie Jordan on THE HOTTEST & MOST FUN & MOST STAR-FILLED CRUISE OF THE YEAR!


VACAYA MEXICO RESORT: VACAYA reinvents the all-inclusive resort experience with the 5-star UNICO 20°87° Hotel Riviera Maya, offering a level of luxury and inclusions unmatched by other options available to travelers. The entire resort belongs to VACAYA guests over Halloween and Day of the Dead, October 27 - November 2, 2019.


VACAYA EUROPEAN RIVER CRUISES Celebrate the holidays as VACAYA explores the Christmas Markets of Europe from Amsterdam to Budapest aboard the luxurious Emerald Destiny. Onboard, guests will enjoy a continuous view of the incredible landscapes along the famous waterways, and they’ll also see a different side of Europe. 7- and 14-night options begin December 5, 2019.


VACAYA Iceland Cruise: VACAYA makes history with the first all-LGBT+ circumnavigation of Iceland on the brand new luxurious 5-star Le Jacques Cartier from Ponant Cruises. This is the ultimate voyage of discovery of Iceland and the Arctic Circle – a truly exotic summer adventure on the trail of the Vikings. This cruise departs Aug 30, 2020.



To celebrate its debut, VACAYA is offering Early Booking Rates, Military & First Responder Pricing, Student Pricing, and a Best Rate Guarantee at For more information and to book online 24/7, visit

Special Invitation to Travel Agents:
VACAYA is providing our TravelPro colleagues with a true partnership – one built on infinite respect for your contributions to our mutual success and a simple, robust commission and bonus structure. With VACAYA’s state-of-the-art online Reservation Management System, earning commission has never been easier. Bookings through our online portal takes less than 5 minutes from start to finish and can literally be made from anywhere in the world around the clock from any mobile device. And, of course, The Vacayans are standing by to offer any help you may need in selling or booking with VACAYA.

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