San Francisco, Calif. (PRWEB) August 24, 2015
Whether it’s a last minute summer jaunt or an autumn adventure on the horizon, Viator – a TripAdvisor company – has the destinations and the tools to help make planning the perfect trip experiences easier than ever. The simplicity, speed and convenience of the Viator Tours & Activities App coupled with a rapidly expanding selection of destinations and attractions, means the coolest things to do all over the world are just a swipe away, any time of day (or night).
Recognized in 2015 as a Webby Awards Honoree, the Viator Tours & Activities App (free: iTunes, Google Play Store) lets travelers research and book the best tours, attractions and experiences completely on the fly. Most experiences are available for booking within 24 hours or less (in some cases much less), and instant confirmations and e-vouchers add to the convenience-factor. 700,000 customer reviews and photos, hundreds of full-screen videos, insider tips, interactive maps, exclusive deals and guaranteed lowest prices let every traveler feel like an insider – whatever their destination.
The recently launched Viator Marketplace is helping Viator expand its options for travelers by delivering access to the best things to do in even more destinations worldwide. New and expanded destinations and attractions are being added everyday, including some of the most iconic places on the planet.
The Americas: Popular vacation destinations across the Americas recently added to or expanded in the Viator selection include, Flagstaff AZ, Portland ME, South Padre Island TX and Charlottesville VA as well as Kamloops, Canada Panajachel, Guatemala and La Paz, Mexico. Iconic additions in the region also include Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota.
Europe, Africa and the Middle East: Viator is giving travelers expanded access to international destinations across Europe, Africa and the Middle East including Toulon and Montpellier, France; Bari and Lucca, Italy; Agadir, Morocco and Giza, Egypt.
Asia and the Pacific: Leaving no stone unturned, Viator is growing it’s coverage of the Asia Pacific region as well, including amazing experiences in places like Agra, India and Yogyakarta, Indonesia as well as Cunnamulla, Australia and Tauranga, New Zealand.
For more information about these experiences as well as the latest deals, promotions, contests and news, visit http://www.viator.com or follow Viator on Facebook (ViatorTours) and Twitter (@ViatorTravel).
Viator, a TripAdvisor company, is the leading global tours and activities provider for travelers, delivering online and mobile access to thousands of curated trip activities including tours, attractions, shore excursions and private guides, in more than 1,500 destinations worldwide. In-house travel experts work with trusted local operators to ensure the quality and value of every experience, all backed by Viator’s 24/7 customer service and global low-price guarantee. With more than 800,000 verified reviews plus exclusive videos and insider travel tips, Viator has everything a traveler needs to find and book the best things to do worldwide. In addition to the flagship site – Viator.com – travelers can book in advance or in-destination via the Viator Tours and Activities App, as well as local-language sites for European, Latin American and Asian travelers. Viator also provides tours and activities to more than 3,000 affiliate partners including some of the world’s top airlines, hotels and online travel agencies. Viator is headquartered in San Francisco with regional offices in Sydney, London and Las Vegas. Viator – travel with an insider.
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 375 million unique monthly visitors**, and more than 250 million reviews and opinions covering 5.2 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 45 countries worldwide. TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.
TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 24 other travel media brands: airfarewatchdog.com, bookingbuddy.com, cruisecritic.com, everytrail.com, familyvacationcritic.com, flipkey.com, thefork.com (including lafourchette.com, eltenedor.com, iens.nl, besttables.com and dimmi.com.au), gateguru.com, holidaylettings.co.uk, holidaywatchdog.com, independenttraveler.com, jetsetter.com, niumba.com, onetime.com, oyster.com, seatguru.com, smartertravel.com, tingo.com, travelpod.com, tripbod.com, vacationhomerentals.com, viator.com, virtualtourist.com, and kuxun.cn.
*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, December 2014
**Source: TripAdvisor log files, average monthly unique users, Q2 2015