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Mermaid Fitness Hotel del Coronado California

HOTEL DEL CORONADO: MERMAN FITNESS

San Diego's Hotel del Coronado is a retro enthusiasts dream-come-true. Not only is it the setting of one of my all time favourite classics, Marilyn Monroe's Som...

PHILIP SCHAETZ
HONG KONG

With 17 years of global hospitality experience under his belt, Philip is a leader in the field, currently heading up sales for Marco Polo Hotels, one of Asia’s ...

SOE KWAH THU
YANGON

Yangon resident and Belmond’s Tour Manager is a walking encyclopedia of Myanmar. www.belmond.com EAT Port Autonomy Restaurant Gay chef Kevin Ching’s rela...

CHRIS ONG
GEORGETOWN

Investment banker turned hotelier, Chris opened the award-winning Galle Fort Hotel in Sri Lanka with his then partner Karl Steinberg. Returning home to Penang f...

JOE MCPHERSON
SEOUL

Joe is a hungry American in Seoul and the local authority when it comes to talking about Korean food in English. www.zenkimchi.com BBQ Mapo Jeong Daepo A ...

ALESSANDRO DE LORENZO
VENICE

Alessandro owns Ottica Boudoir, Venice’s most fabulous opticians, specialising in nonmainstream and custom made eyewear. He believes beautiful glasses for beaut...

SCOTT MONTGOMERY
GRAHAM, TEXAS

A native of Graham, Texas, Scott is currently pursuing a singing and acting career in New York City. Scott has performed all over the country in several touring...
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NICHOLAS COURTMAN
BERLIN

Nicholas lives in Berlin, and works in the field of European Literatures at the Humboldt University. He is also a curator and archivist, and is currently workin...

DANIEL DESFORGES
TORONTO

Daniel is a leading Food & Lifestyle blogger in Canada, based in Toronto, but with contributors around the world. @DoTheDaniel / www.dothedaniel.com T...
Stuart Sandford

STUART SANDFORD
WEST HOLLYWOOD

Stuart Sandford is an artist whose photographic, video, sculpture, and installation work has been exhibited across the world. In 2010, he curated the group show...

SAHRAN ABEYSUNDARA
SRI LANKA

Sahran spends his time between Britain and his native Sri Lanka. He is Mayor of Haslemere, Surrey. Outside of public office, he is an interior designer, LGBT ac...

SHIHO IKEUCHI
KYOTO

Shiho-san is International Sales Director for the Granvia Kyoto, the first hotel in Japan to offer traditional Japanese wedding packages to same-gender couples....
Michael Bach, Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion, CIDI

MICHAEL BACH
TORONTO

Michael Bach is the founder and CEO of the Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion – a national not-for-profit organization focused on the broad spectrum ...
Brian Rasmuson, Four Seasons Toronto

BRIAN RASMUSON
TORONTO

Brian Rasmuson holds the keys to the city as a member of the concierge team at the Four Seasons Toronto, our home from home during the WorldPride Festival. To t...
Julio Reyes, FashionNights

JULIO REYES
TORONTO

Julio is one of Canada's top fashion bloggers with a foot in Toronto's fashion and cultural scene. www.fashionights.com SEE I guess it wouldn’t be a To...
David CEO Digital Media Pink Triangle Press

DAVID WALBERG
TORONTO

David Walberg CEO at Pink Triangle Press, Canada's leading gay media group. If you're visiting Toronto, pick up a copy of their local newsmagazine Xtra or check...