Q.Digital Unveils Updates to GayCities

Published on August 22, 2023

Q.Digital, the world’s leading LGBTQ+ digital media company, has unveiled enhancements to its travel website GayCities, the world’s most popular LGBTQ+ community-driven city guide and travel site.

This relaunch reflects Q.Digital’s commitment to delivering LGBTQ+-specific digital content experiences and its mission to empower readers to live life to the fullest no matter where they find themselves in the world.

Q.Digital has updated GayCities to meet the needs of its diverse user base. The newly improved website features a mobile-first design, refreshed taxonomy, and updated content that showcases more than 13,000 queer-friendly destinations and places around the globe.

Key Highlights

Refreshed Design – GayCities’ revamped design focuses on creating a mobile-friendly user interface. This layout aims to enhance usability on mobile devices, making it easier for readers to navigate, discover, and engage with GayCities content on the go. 

Expanded Content Library – The GayCities editorial team has expanded its unparalleled database of over 13,000 LGBTQ+-friendly business listings and events with the addition of 15 new City Guides in Latin America, the fastest-growing travel market in the world. Covering an even wider range of topics, users can access a vast array of articles, photos, reviews, and travel tips for 270 destinations (and counting) worldwide.

Enhanced Filtering Options – The updated website now offers enhanced filtering options that tailor GayCities’ travel guide recommendations based on unique user preferences. This customization empowers users to discover content that more closely aligns with their interests, fostering a deeper connection with the platform.

Improved Infrastructure – In addition to updates within the website’s content management system that improve content curation capabilities, the website’s infrastructure has been optimized to deliver enhanced performance and faster loading times, ensuring a seamless, engaging browsing experience. The new City Guide formatting improves the site’s information architecture and brings more category pages and editorial content to the forefront.

A note from Chris Bull, Editorial Director, Q.Digital:

“GayCities encourages readers to discover new places, find community, and plan for adventure wherever their journey leads. We broaden travel horizons with the world’s largest collection of LGBTQ+ city guides and reviews, written by people like you, for destinations, bars, nightclubs, bathhouses, resorts, and travel-worthy events while also informing them of everyday gay life and cultural points of interest across the globe.”

A note from Michelle Hair, Managing Content Editor, GayCities:

“Whether readers are trying to avoid code-switching while out of town, check-in at a hotel with their partner sans awkward glares, or let loose on the dance floor with their chosen family, GayCities is there to help. Now more than ever, it’s critical for our audience to access inclusive spaces, wherever the road may lead. This spirit of inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do at GayCities.”

These new updates are now live on GayCities.com! Q.Digital encourages its audience to explore the new features and share their feedback, and submit reviews for their favorite LGBTQ+ spaces as it strives to continuously evolve and adapt for the future road ahead.