2012 Press Releases
Viator Brings Travel Cheer to Popular Mobile Holiday Gear
December 11, 2012
San Francisco, Calif. (Dec. 11, 2012)—With a little help from Viator.com, the leading resource for researching and booking tours and activities worldwide, some of this holiday season’s hottest gifts can go from tech gadget to travel guru with just a few swipes. Viator’s mobile site and suite of free apps—including the brand new Viator Tours and Activities App for Android—deliver on-the-go, insider access to more than 10,000 pre-screened activities in over 800 destinations, letting today’s gift create tomorrow’s amazing travel experience.
Built by Viator’s team of elves to help travelers quickly and easily find and book the best things to do in their destinations, fully optimized apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices, as well as the Viator mobile website, make even last-minute travel planning possible and simple. Access to 350,000 traveler reviews and photos, and Viator’s recently launched library of exclusive videos, make planning on the go a no-brainer. And, since the majority of Viator’s tours can be booked within 24 hours of their local start time and more than 80% of Viator’s local tour operators accept e-vouchers, all a traveler needs in most cases is their smartphone or their tablet to book from Viator’s vast selection of hand-picked global experiences including:
- VIP access to the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums
- A private tour of Paris by Classic 2CV
- Tickets to the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular
- Helicopter flight to the Grand Canyon with a champagne picnic below the rim
- An exploration of the Great Wall of China and visit to the Ming Tombs
12% off on 12/12/12—Viator’s One-day Sale
To make planning and booking tours and activities even merrier, Viator is hosting a one-day sale on December 12, 2012. Whether booking on Viator.com or through Viator’s mobile channels, travelers will receive 12% off their eligible purchases* for travel at any time. Simply enter promo code "1212" at checkout to receive the special discount.
*This offer is available for new online and mobile transactions only and cannot be applied to any existing booking. Bookings made by phone through the Viator call center are not eligible for online discounts. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or discount and is not valid for gift certificates or Disney theme parks & attractions.
Viator® is the world’s leading online resource for travel experiences, providing access to more than 10,000 tours, attractions and activities in 800-plus destinations in more than 150 countries. Viator—the Latin word for traveler—offers a one-stop shop to plan, research and book trip activities via its Web and mobile platforms with resources such as more than 350,000 traveler reviews, ratings and photos, suggested itineraries and the Viator Travel Blog. Viator’s in-house travel experts hand-pick trusted local operators to ensure quality, value and service, all backed by a low-price guarantee. Viator sells its products through Viator.com, the Viator Tours and Activities App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, the Viator Ultimate Experience Guide for iPad, the Viator Shore Excursions website, local language sites for European, Latin American and Asian markets and more than 2,000 affiliated sites that include major hotel chains and airlines, online travel agencies, city-specific sites and more. Viator is a privately held company, with lead investment from The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest private equity firms. Founded in 1995, Viator is headquartered in San Francisco with regional offices in Sydney, London and Las Vegas.