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  • Exceptional & carefully chosen hotels
  • Popular gay & lesbian destinations
  • Authentic gay & lesbian welcoming
  • Free "Out & About" gay travel guides

Certified Lesbian and Gay friendly hotels

We are pleased to announce World Rainbow Hotels, the first ever consortia program aimed at gay & lesbian welcoming hotels worldwide.

Over 1200 gay & lesbian welcoming hotels in over 120 destinations are participating in the program, ranging from 3 to 5 star properties located in the most popular destinations for gay and lesbian travellers. Travel professionals will now be better equipped to offer their clients a certified LGBT-friendly hotel.

Only carefully selected hotels have been approved into the program based on World Rainbow Hotels' strict acceptance criteria.



How to book on the GDS

Public commissionable rates

If you are looking to book a World Rainbow Hotel on the GDS, you can search for World Rainbow Hotel specific rates with the rate name of  "World Rainbow Hotels BAR". These rates will be found on the GDS in the promotional category, and are commissionable at a hotel's regular commission level.


Confidential, discounted rates

Alternatively, travel agents can book our preferred rates simply by registering online at:


Simply complete the registration form to gain access to our confidential rates. No costs apply to participate in this agreement. Our member hotels offer both enhanced commission and discounted rates for registered agencies. It will only take you a few minutes to register.


Once we have received your registration details we will set your agency up with access to book our Discounted rates on your GDS: using the rate code GY1 (Amadeus, Sabre, Worldspan) or GAY (Galileo/Apollo)




How to book on Online

World Rainbow Hotels offers travel agents and tour operators the facility to book over 1200 gay & lesbian welcoming hotels online in the world’s most popular destinations.

Benefits of booking through

  • Earn up to 12% increased commissions (on most hotels)
  • Book over 1200 carefully selected lesbian and gay welcoming hotels online
  • Gain access to exclusive discounted and promotional rates
  • Create your own agency profile with capability to modify and cancel bookings instantly 
  • Personalize your agency confirmation emails
  • View all reservations you have booked via the website, resend confirmation emails or cancel reservations online
  • Personalize your agency confirmation emails
  • Chase any commission queries directly with the World Rainbow Hotels accounts team


To register simply click on the "Register" button below and complete the form.

Once the registration form is submitted we will review the application and notify you by email with details of how to login. Please note the approval can take up to 48 hours.


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