Tourism & Cruises

Anteros Cruises launching small-ship line for LGBT travelers

A new Miami-based cruise line dedicated to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender travelers will start sailing in 2017, the company said.

Anteros Cruises will sail a 400-passenger ship in the Caribbean and Mediterranean, starting in April of 2017. The line, which will operate its own vessel, said in an announcement that more details will be released in the coming weeks.

The company is catering to LGBT travelers as well as family members, friends and allies.

“We are thrilled to present this novel, overdue concept in travel dedicated to the LGBT traveler, featuring itineraries to popular as well as off-the-beaten-path ports that are designed to make the LGBT traveler feel completely welcome and catered to every step of the way,” said David Huang, the cruise company’s director.

The line’s website,, says that Anteros is the “world’s only year-round, yacht-like cruise line made for the LGBT community.” On Monday afternoon, the site did not yet include information on the vessel, prices or itineraries.