Advertising on VirtualTourist

What is VirtualTourist? 

VirtualTourist is the single largest source of unbiased, user-generated travel content in the world. Real travel tips, reviews and photos, posted by real travelers and locals.

Online since 1999, VirtualTourist is the premier resource for travelers seeking an insider’s perspective on Hotels, Attractions, Restaurants, Shopping, Nightlife, Local Customs and more. VirtualTourist boasts more than 1.4 million travel tips on more than 25,000 worldwide destinations.

Real travel advice from real people … this is what makes VirtualTourist’s tips and recommendations more interesting, engaging, and far more useful, than those found on other travel sites.

Awards and Accolades for VirtualTourist 

TRAVEL + LEISURE-35 Best Travel Sites
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER-Top Websites
NEWSEEK MAGAZINE-Favorite Website
TIME MAGAZINE-Recommended Travel Forum
YAHOO!-Most Popular Destination Guide
AOL-Editor's Pick
USA TODAY-Hot Site
U.S. NEWS-Best of the Web
THE GUARDIAN-Sites that Changed the World

VirtualTourist’s Reach 

• 5 million unique users per month*
• 30 million page views per month*

• VirtualTourist's reach is more than 4x that of Frommers.com and Fodors.com; and 2X the reach of Concierge.com**

VirtualTourist's Demographics 

Age*
18-24 10%
25-5470%
55+19%

Household
Income*
$75K+33%128 Comp Index
$100K+18%136 Comp Index
$150K+7%
232 Comp Index

Education*
Graduate Degree18%143 Comp Index

Gender*
Female42%
Male58%

Travel Habits*

• VirtualTourist has the Highest Audience Composition of readers who take an average of 1 Domestic Trip Per Month!
(Higher Audience Composition than TripAdvisor, Away, Concierge, Yahoo! Travel, Fodors, Frommers and Lonely Planet.)

• VirtualTourist has the Highest Audience Composition of readers who take an average of 1 International Trip Per Year!
(Higher Audience Composition than TripAdvisor, Away, Concierge, Yahoo! Travel, Fodors, Frommers and Lonely Planet.)

Display Media Opportunities 

• Media options: 728x90, 300x250, 160x600
• Targeting options:Content, geo / demo, day part
• Accepts all rich media formats
• Fixed sponsorships and exclusive positioning available
• Text links also available

Some of VirtualTourist’s Current and Past Advertisers 

Hotels:Airlines:Travel Agents:Theme Parks/
Baymont InnsAirTran AirwaysCheapTicketsResorts & Casinos:
Best WesternAmerican AirlinesExpediaAtlantis
Choice HotelsBritish AirwaysHotels.comBallagio Casino
Country Inns and SuitesDelta AirlinesHotwireCaesar’s Palace
Double TreeHawaiian AirlinesLodging.comCircus Circus
Fairmont HotelsLufthansaOrbitzExcalibur
Hilton HotelsQuantas AirlinesPleasant HolidaysFlamingo
Howard JohnsonSingapore AirlinesPricelineGreen Valley Ranch
Hyatt HotelsUnited AirlinesTravelocityHarrah’s Las Vegas
Intercontinental Hotel GroupUS Airways MGM Grand
La Quinta Hotels Train:Mirage
Radisson HotelsCruises:AmtrakNew York New York
Regency HotelsHolland AmericaEuRailUniversal Studios Hollywood
SheratonRoyal CaribbeanItaliaRailUniversal Studios Orlando
W HotelsNorwegian Cruise LinesRailEuropeWalt Disney World
Westin Hotels
Wyndham HotelsPharmaceutical:Electronics:Financial Services:
Glaxo-Smith KleinOlympusAmerican Express
Automotive:CingularBank West
VolkswagenWestern Union

Our Mission to Our Advertisers 

VirtualTourist will work with every advertiser to develop custom and strategic advertising solutions, designed to achieve your specific marketing objectives.

Contact the VirtualTourist Advertising Sales Department 

advertise@virtualtourist.com

*ComScore MediaMetrix
**ComScore PlanMetrix