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David and DavidTravel featured on the cover of Luxury Travel Advisor

  LTA Cover Dec 2012
David and DavidTravel were featured on the cover of Luxury Travel Advisor (Dec 2012)!

HEADLINE: "DAVID RUBIN, At DavidTravel, It's All About 'Making it Happen'"

Luxury Travel Advisor is the leading B2B luxury travel industry publication.

Click on the photo to See the 5-page article!


David and DavidTravel featured in article focused on Same Sex Wedding Destinations

David and DavidTravel featured in article by NBC News Correspondent, Harriet Baskas.

Read the articles here:

"Where to have your same-sex destination wedding", StuckAtTheAirport.com
"Britain and New Zealand aim for gay destination weddings after legalization", NBC News Travel

Again in 2013!
TRAVEL & LEISURE MAGAZINE awards David Rubin of DavidTravel a coveted place on its elite "A-List" of "The Ultimate Trip Planners" in the world!

Again in 2013!
CONDE NAST TRAVELER magazine Specialist List
David Rubin of DavidTravel is honored to be selected as one the world's "Top Travel Specialists" by Wendy Perrin and her team for Condé Nast Traveler magazine's very prestigious "Specialist List".

Again in 2012!
TRAVEL & LEISURE MAGAZINE awards David Rubin of DavidTravel a coveted place on its elite "A-List" of "The Ultimate Trip Planners" in the world!

Again in 2012!
CONDE NAST TRAVELER magazine Specialist List
David Rubin of DavidTravel is honored to be selected as one the world's "Top Travel Specialists" by Wendy Perrin and her team for Condé Nast Traveler magazine's very prestigious "Specialist List".

Again in 2011!
TRAVEL & LEISURE MAGAZINE awards David Rubin of DavidTravel a coveted place on its elite "A-List" of "The Ultimate Trip Planners" in the world!

2011
CONDE NAST TRAVELER magazine Specialist List
David Rubin of DavidTravel is honored to be selected as one the world's "Top Travel Specialists" by Wendy Perrin and her team for Condé Nast Traveler magazine's very prestigious "Specialist List".

Again in 2010!
TRAVEL & LEISURE MAGAZINE awards David Rubin of DavidTravel a coveted place on its elite "A-List" of "The Ultimate Trip Planners" in the world!

Again in 2009!
TRAVEL & LEISURE MAGAZINE awards David Rubin of DavidTravel a coveted place on its elite "A-List" of "The Ultimate Trip Planners" in the world!

Again in 2008!
TRAVEL & LEISURE MAGAZINE awards David Rubin of DavidTravel a coveted place on its elite "A-List" of "The Ultimate Trip Planners" in the world!
(Sept 2008, page 174 & 176)

DavidTravel again has been recognized by American Express’ prestigious TRAVEL & LEISURE MAGAZINE as an "A-LIST" “TRAVEL EXPERT” with special recognition for worldwide planning of customized trips and special events, such as anniversaries, weddings, commitment celebrations, milestone birthdays, business retreats and corporate incentives. TRAVEL & LEISURE MAGAZINE also distinguished DavidTravel for their expertise in designing travel for the Gay and Lesbian communities. 

Sept / October 2008. Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine, again recommends DavidTravel!

“14 Days in South America”

Elite Traveler recommends DavidTravel! (Sept/Oct 2008, pages 202-3)  

Again in 2007
TRAVEL & LEISURE MAGAZINE awards David Rubin of DavidTravel a coveted place on its elite "A-List" of "The Ultimate Trip Planners" in the world!

Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine, again recommends DavidTravel to their private jet clients referring to DavidTravel as the:

"Luxury travel experts”

Elite Traveler - Nov / Dec 2007, page 182  

March / April 2007. Elite Traveler recommends DavidTravel for designing your “Best of the Best” trip to Italy or anywhere.

"14 Days in Italy"

Elite Traveler describes the itinerary, which includes the finest properties and states, “Have DavidTravel coordinate your Italian itinerary.” (page 146)

Elite Traveler excerpts about exclusive “insider access” experiences, include:

“For a DavidTravel exclusive, enjoy entry to the Vasari Corridor, a private raised walkway built in 1565 for the Medici Family. It now houses the world’s largest collection of self-portraits by artists from Da Vinci to Rubens to Singer to Sargent.” (page 148)

In Paestum, beside a trio of 6th-century B.C. Greek Temples, “DavidTravel has arranged a picnic dinner on the ruins of the ancient walls overlooking the site.” (page 150)

In Ravello while staying at Palazzo Sasso, “DavidTravel has recruited your own personal Italian ‘mamma’ for a cooking class.” (page 150)

Again in 2006
TRAVEL & LEISURE MAGAZINE awards David Rubin of DavidTravel a coveted place on its elite "A-List" of "The Ultimate Trip Planners" in the world!
 
March / April 2006. Elite Traveler recommends DavidTravel.

"Summer in the Med"

Elite Traveler (The prestigious magazine provided on most private jets) wrote:

“Sailing and jet-skiing dominate the summer months, but the Bodrum Cup, a yacht regatta for wooden sailing yachts, is held in October of each year. Many of the yachts also take private clients on board (Eastern Med experts DavidTravel can assist).” (page 93)

“Names to Know: Med experts DavidTravel” (page 96)

“Sail in peerless style on one of Greece’s finest yachts, the 155-foot Alaxandra (Greek Isle expert DavidTravel can arrange it all).” (page 98) 

2005
TRAVEL & LEISURE MAGAZINE awards David Rubin of DavidTravel a coveted place on its elite "A-List" of "The Ultimate Trip Planners" in the world!

Jan / Feb 2005. Elite Traveler recommends DavidTravel.

"14 Days Exploring Pacific Latin America"

Elite Traveler (The prestigious magazine provided on most private jets) wrote:

“Leave it to top-ranked DavidTours [DavidTravel] to plan the details of your itinerary.” (page 89)  

June 2003. Chicago Social recommends DavidTravel.

"The Safari"

Chicago Social (The upscale society magazine of Chicago) wrote:

“Getting Around: For the best rates, logistics, coordination, and expert advice, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more ideal tour operator than David Rubin, whose California based DavidTours [DavidTravel] designs custom luxury travel packages for discerning clients.” (page 133)  

June 2003. Angeleno recommends DavidTravel.

"The Civilized Safari"

Angeleno by Modern Luxury (An upscale society magazine of Los Angeles) wrote:

“David Rubin of DavidTours [DavidTravel] frequently travels to the most exclusive game lodges, hotels and resorts, and over the years has developed an impressive network of friends in high places. And while these lodgings already emphasize personalized service and pampering, Rubin’s cachet elevates the VIP treatment every step of the way.” (page 117)  

May / June 2003. Elite Traveler recommends DavidTravel.

"14 Days Sailing The Baltic Sea"

Elite Traveler (The prestigious magazine provided on most private jets) wrote:

“Tours for the Swedish, Polish and Danish legs of this trip were expertly arranged by David Rubin of DavidTours [DavidTravel].”  

Arthur Frommer's Newlsetter recommends DavidTours [DavidTravel]!

"Gay and Lesbian Travelers: A Compendium of Trip Planning Resources"

Frommers - Monday, April 1, 2002  

About DavidTravel

Luxury Tours

Out Smart Magazine - January 2003

By Kim Gustavsson

About DavidTravel

Tour Operator Specializes in Gay Luxury Travel.

TravelAge West - June 2002

By Mary Martens

About DavidTravel

Five Stars of David
DavidTours [DavidTravel] combines luxury travel with a gay-friendly itinerary.


Advocate Magazine - March 2002

By Lawrence Ferber

About DavidTravel

About DavidTours [DavidTravel]

FunMaps - January 2002

About DavidTravel

DavidTours [DavidTravel] Clients booking at Record Levels

Community Marketing Press Release - November 2001

About DavidTravel

"One of the top travel suppliers is DavidTours [DavidTravel]."

MetroSource - June / July / August 2003 Issue, page 62

About DavidTravel

QT Profile - David Rubin
Around the World with DavidTours [DavidTravel]


QTMagazine - May 2001

By Duane Wells

About DavidTravel

Tours for Gays and Lesbians Exploring New Horizons

The Miami Herald - April 2001

About DavidTravel

"Travel"

The Advocate - November 2000

By Daniel Vaillancourt 

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Surprising South Africa from Troubled Past to a Prime Destination

The Orange County Blade - March 2003

By Andrew Mersmann

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Why is South Africa Hot? Our Luxury Guide


Girlfriends Magazine - April 2003

By Karen Opp

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

The Other Down Under
A South African Nature and Cultural Excursion


Frontiers Magazine - March 28, 2003

By Lawrence Ferber

*Including an interview with the founder of DavidTours [DavidTravel], David Rubin, while on tour.  

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Out in Africa

Chicago Pink Pages, Denver Pink Pages and Seattle/Portland Pink Pages - February 2003

by David Cohen

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

African Queens

new york Blade - January 2003

By Andrew Mersmann  

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

South African Fever: A Travel Diary

Advocate - December 27, 2002

By Lawrence Ferber  

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

South African Splendor

Out Magazine - October 2002

By Brendan Lemon (Editor)

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Buoyed by legal protections for gays and lesbians,
Cape Town is emerging as a queer capital


Out Magazine - February 2002

By Matthew Link  

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

South Africa, Victoria Falls (Zambia) and Botswana

FunMaps - January 2002  

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Hear Me Out: Black Gay Soul in South Africa

LETTERS From CAMP Rehoboth - November 2001


By Mubarak Dahir

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Mad for it in Southern Africa

Instinct Magazine - November 2001

By John Lowe

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Safari Luxury

QTMagazine - September 2001

By Lee Moody and Serge Gojkovich.  Edited by Vincent Tamariz. 

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Safari Luxury

QTMagazine - September 2001

By Lee Moody and Serge Gojkovich.  Edited by Vincent Tamariz. 

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

"Botswana: Safari Deluxe"

Genre - November 2000

By Jered Barclay

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

Out on Tour
Review of the DavidTours [DavidTravel] South Africa & Botswana Tour


Out and About Magazine - Jan / Feb 2000  

South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls (Zambia)

"South African Tours"

Our World Magazine - July / August 1999

By Brian Kent

India

"Wonderfully Engulfed In India"

Our World Magazine - April 2000  

Italy

"La Dolce Vita - Doing Italy with Style"

Our World Magazine - May 2001

By Paul Sandry  

New Orleans, Louisiana

"New Orleans: The Big Easy"

Our World Magazine - July/August 1999

By Jorge F Vazquez  

Central Europe - Budapest - Vienna - Prague

"The Imperial Cities"

Our World Magazine - May 1997

By Andy Mathews

Morocco

"Luxurious Morocco"

QTMagazine - September 2002

By Lee Moody

Morocco

"Magical Morocco"

Our World Magazine - January / February 1999

By Babs Gold

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