Gay-Family Cruises

R Family Vacations, a new company that caters to the untapped gay-parent travel niche, will offer a seven-day luxury cruise from New York City to Florida and the Bahamas in July. Prices start at $1,000 a person, and the emphasis is on crafts and sing-alongs rather than after-dark gallivanting. The venture, which targets the estimated 3 million U.S. families headed by gay parents, is being launched and funded by Rosie O'Donnell and her partner Kelli O'Donnell, along with travel entrepreneur Gregg Kaminsky. R Family's mission, says Kelli, is to offer getaways where "everyone is finally welcome." --By Wendy Cole

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