GT: What makes your Greater Palm Springs such a great LGBT destination?
HR: Gay and gay friendly destination, making for a fun and relaxing visit. Or a fun and exciting visit, depending on what you are wanting out of your visit. The sun and style, abundance of activities, dining options, shopping, culture of acceptance to name a few. With all of the great restaurants in the Greater Palm Springs you can never get bored with Dining and Romancing.
GT: What are some hotspots gay and lesbian travelers should check out when they are in Greater Palm Springs?
HR: Arenas Road in Palm Springs (LGBT businesses, bars and restaurants), Uptown Palm Springs, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Toucans, Trio Restaurant, Azul Restaurant and Georgie’s Alibi, Palm Springs Art Museum (Palm Springs & Palm Desert), Tropicale Restaurant, Copa, Koffi (3 locations), DiGs Bar in Cathedral City, Wang’s Happy Hour, Lulu’s, Desert Adventure’s LGBT jeep tour, the Living Desert, VillageFest, shopping on El Paseo Shopping Avenue or taking in an afternoon of polo at the Empire Polo Grounds.
GT: What are the top five reasons for gay travelers to visit?
HR: Reason One: Our many LGBT world class events: White Party, Clubskirts: the Dinah, Gay Pride Festival and Parade, etc. Not to mention the ongoing other events that happen every week from the Palm Springs International Film Festival to the BNP Paribas Tennis tournament.
Reason Two: Adventure! From jeep tours and hikes to hot air balloon rides and rock climbing in Joshua Tree. But if you prefer, you can relax poolside. Whatever you choose to do, it’s up to you.
Reason Three: The nightlife, there’s something for everyone.
Reason Four: A GREAT place to get married
Reason Five: 350 days of sunshine!
Tell our readers why they should visit Greater Palm Springs and more specifically, your property.
HR: While there are many gay friendly properties in Greater Palm Springs, one thing that truly sets Hyatt Regency Indian Wells apart from the rest of the resorts in the area is our outstanding staff and dedication to providing the highest level of service. Our guests truly feel like they can relax, play, and indulge in all of the best that the Palm Springs area has to offer.
Beyond the resort’s reputation for fantastic service, Hyatt Regency Indian Wells provides access to some of the area’s best activities and experiences. A premier golf and tennis destination, the property is home to two PGA-championship courses, the high-tech Callaway Golf Performance Center, and world-class tennis facilities. Agua Serena, the property’s 30,000 sq. ft. spa is annually recognized among the nation’s best. Other highlights include seven outdoor pools with one exclusive adults-only pool, private poolside cabanas, and five tantalizing dining venues.
GT: Why should gay travelers book at your property instead of other properties in the area?
HR: Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa is proud to provide the quintessential Palm Springs experience to all of our guests, including our friends in the gay community. We welcome visitors from the across the globe, delivering unmatched hospitality and service in an idyllic setting to every guest who we have the pleasure of hosting at our resort. Our staff’s reputation for incredible service, our fantastic restaurant and spa offerings, and our world class tennis and golf facilities all underscore our commitment to creating a memorable vacation experience here in Greater Palm Springs.
GT: Is there anything else you’d like to add? This is a wonderful place to move to or have a second home in.
HR: Greater Palm Springs is an ideal location for a Vacation /Staycation with a plethora of outdoor activities to choose from. Just know you’ll discover that there is a lot more to take in than you expect.