Gay Travel Celebrity Guru Davey Wavey lives out his childhood fantasy of becoming a Chippendales dancer.
Gay Travel Celebrity Gurus
Follow Celebrity Guru Mark Vogler as he pairs wellness and wine at the Gay Travel Luxury Approved, Rancho Valencia!
It is with great pleasure that we present the Gay Travel Celebrity Gurus. In years past, Gay Travel Guru has been a competition to find the next gay travel star. But this year, we thought we’d shake things up a bit. We set out to find some of the brightest stars on social media and send them out around the globe to do what they do best - entertain you.
Check out the talent we’ve rounded up below, and if you’re a destination who is interested in having a guru visit you, click here to find out more info.
Kick back and enjoy Davey Wavey, Carlos Melia, Bria & Chrissy, Princess Joules and our entire roster of Gay Travel Celebrity Gurus. Make sure to join our Gay Travel VIP list for chances to win free vacations, prizes, receive discounts, and so we can keep you "in-the-know" of all the excitement that lies ahead!
Gay Travel Celebrity Gurus
- Davey Wavey
- Mark Vogler
- Carlos Melia
- Stephen Prisco
- Bria & Chrissy
- Princess Joules
- Duane Wells
- Aaron & Austin Rhodes
- Daniel DiNicola
With more than 225 million views in 160 countries around the world, Davey's YouTube channel is the largest and most-viewed LGBT-themed channel on YouTube. Davey's 2 million social media followers and 825,000 YouTube subscribers follow his globe-trotting adventures and often-viral videos. Creating more than 50 videos with more than 1 million views, Davey has become a leading voice in the digital LGBT world. Check out Davey's YouTube channel here!
Mark Vogler is a travel writer and photographer with over 30 years of international travel experience across 50 countries and all seven continents. A former TV and internet executive, after nearly 10 years in International Business, Mark returned to his roots in Wine Country, joining Fosters Wine Estates to develop their online wine business in the Americas, bringing with him his expertise in ecommerce, online marketing and social media marketing. In 2009, looking to merge his love of travel and wine with the gay community, he founded Out In The Vineyard, an experiential Wine Country Event and Travel company, promoting positive LGBT lifestyles and offering exclusive, luxury itineraries and events in Wine Country for the discerning gay traveler and our friends. Mark enjoys many different travel styles including urban, adventure, luxury and budget, cruise, polar and loves to discover and share hot spots in the Middle East, South American, Asia, Europe and cold spots in The Arctic and Antarctica.
The world of luxury travel is Carlos Melia’s playground. Renown luxury travel advisor, travel blogger, concierge, hospitality consultant and wedding planner, after more than 25 years of mainstream and gay travel experience, Carlos is considered the "Little Marco Polo."
Cruise Guru Stephen Prisco
With more than 200 cruises throughout the world, our GayTravel Cruise Guru looks forward to sharing his adventures on the high seas with you! To find out where he is headed next, please navigate our cruise section.
Bria and Chrissy
The most viewed and most-followed lesbian couple on YouTube, Bria and Chrissy have a knack for creating viral content and daily video blogs. In total, Bria and Chrissy have nearly a half million social media followers including 300,000 subscribers on their main channel and 100,000 subscribers on their daily video blog channel. Check out Bria & Chrissy's YouTube channel here!
Bravely using her channel to chronicle her physical transformation from male to female, Princess Joules discusses fashion, beauty and issues that are relevant to the transgender community. Her largest demographic is transgender individuals, and Princess Joules has accumulated more than 300,000 social media followers including 230,000 YouTube subscribers. Check out Princess Joules' YouTube channel here!
Duane Wells is a luxury lifestyle curator, travel writer and frequent contributor to a clutch of distinguished print and online publications around the world. He also helms his own eponymous website (www.theduanewells.com) where he regularly shares reviews, insider tips and insights about the most exciting luxury destinations in the world along with the very finest attributes those destinations have to offer across a fashionable catalog of topics that includes hotels and spas, restaurants, shopping, entertainment and off-the-beaten path tourist attractions. From the best martini in London to Stockholm’s trendiest design boutiques to the most exciting nightlife options in Tel Aviv, Duane has staked out the best of the best with a little help from celebrities like Lady Gaga, Jennifer Hudson, David Beckham and Jackie Collins along the way. A resident of Los Angeles, Duane is currently toiling over a number of projects including a travel reality series and a long toiled over novel, Heaven or Hell, Darling?
The Rhodes Brothers
After coming out of the closet through a viral YouTube video in January, 2015 which accumulated more than 17 million views, twin brothers Aaron and Austin Rhodes appeared on The Ellen Show, signed a contract with Disney and were written into Ryan Murphy's new show, Scream Queens. Check out the Rhodes Brothers YouTube channel here!
Out to discover the world one road trip at a time, Daniel DiNicola has checked into 35 states and five countries in just about five years. He's a fiscally conservative traveler who enjoys bonding with locals and snapping group selfies. If there’s an LGBT event coming up in your area, tell Daniel about it! Or visit him at DanielDiNicola.com/Travel to see where he's heading next!
“Gay Travel Guru” Destinations
Princess Joules heads backstage into the dressing room sanctuary of Frank Marino, the star of Divas, the longest running show at one of the newest hotels on the Las Vegas Strip.
Please meet Gay Travel Celebrity Gurus turned fighter plane pilots Bria & Chrissy — one of them is a LITTLE more nervous about this adventure than the other.
Our Gay Travel Celebrity Gurus Bria & Chrissy venture to Puerto Vallarta for Vallarta Pride 2015 and show you where and how to relax and find the adventure in gorgeous Puerto Vallarta.
Gay Travel Guru Julie Vu (Princess Joules) hits the road with the AIDS Lifecyclers (including fellow guru Davey Wavey) for 7 days of fun, fast pedaling and a story you're going to need tissues to watch.
Follow Gay Travel Guru Davey Wavey as he explores Cancun, Mexico in luxury.
Gay Travel Celebrity Guru Janelle Eagle explores Reading, Pennsylvania.