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The cruise industry has come a long way, not merely acknowledging but embracing its gay and lesbian passengers.
It's really no surprise, given there is data suggesting that the percentage of gay and lesbian travelers who take cruises is the same as -- or even slightly higher than -- the percentage of heterosexual travelers who cruise.
The emphasis here is on worldwide, often lengthy, itineraries.
What Cruise Critic members are saying: "My wife and I have cruised twice on HAL.
Azamara has been extremely proactive in marketing to LGBT travelers, and its ships are frequently booked for gay and lesbian group travel.
Similarly, the company takes a youthful approach to its cruising, having pioneered the "freestyle" concept.
That translates to a relaxed dress code, flexible dining and cutting-edge entertainment.
Along with this increasing openness of cruise lines is the fact that the options for gay and lesbian cruisers have never been better.
There are exclusive all-gay and all-lesbian charters hosted by companies such as Atlantis Events, RSVP Vacations, Brand g Vacations, Olivia and VACAYA; non-exclusive cruises for gay and lesbian groups through travel agencies such as Pied Piper Travel; and, of course, the ability to book directly with a preferred cruise line.