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Our Network

Tens of thousands of frequent travellers, proactively researching your destinations and searching for quality tour operators.

Reach

43,000 monthly users and 100% qualified traffic: people actively searching for trip information and tour operators like yours.

Community

Hundreds of destination experts and leading travel journalists answering our readers’ questions and helping plan their trips.

Results

With an average cost-per-acquisition of $40 we beat any PPC advertising channel, with no sales commissions.

Premium expertise

The web is awash with amateur travel content. Tap into our network of premium content creators.

James Stewart

James Stewart

James Stewart is an award-winning travel journalist whose work appears regularly in the Sunday Times, Telegraph, Financial Times, Guardian and the Sunday Times Travel Magazine.

Stuart Butler

Stuart Butler

Stuart is the author of Lonely Planet’s Trekking in Nepal, the Rough Guide to Nepal, the Tibet chapter of the Rough Guide to China and the Bradt guide to Kashmir & Ladakh. He also writes widely about East Africa and conservation issues.

Sue Watt

Sue Watt

An expert on Africa wildlife travel, Sue writes for The Independent, The Telegraph and The Times, Travel Africa, BBC Wildlife, Wanderlust, the Lonely Planet and Rough Guides

Edgar R Batte

Edgar R Batte

Edgar is an award-winning journalist, writer and editor. His work has been published by The East African, African Review, Music in Africa, Marimba Media and many more.

Heather Richardson

Heather Richardson

Heather is an award-winning journalist and editor based in Cape Town, South Africa. She writes for the BBC, Sunday Times, National Geographic, Lonely Planet, Departures Magazine, among others.

Cindy Fan

Cindy Fan

Cindy Fan is a writer specialising in experiential travel, food, culture and destination guides. The author of Travelfish’s Laos and Vietnam guides since 2014, her stories and guides have been published in CNN Travel, The Australian, The Toronto Star and various inflight magazines.

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Helping independent tour operators like yours

How we helped an independent tour operator save 65% on their Google Ads cost-per-acquisition.

Lost World Adventures is an independent tour operator based in Georgia, USA with more than 20 years' experience of selling private/custom travel to Latin America.

Horizon Guides has been helping Lost World sell their Galapagos tours for 2+ years. During this time we've reduced their cost per acquisition by 65% compared to Google Ads.

Lost World sells primarily to high income English-speaking travellers, so we configured our targeting to match:

Targeted map

We use smart marketing to reach the audience when they're proactively searching for Galapagos travel advice:

Smart marketing

When our readers are ready to book we help them connect directly with Lost World Adventures' sales team:

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Generating high quality trip requests with none of the hassle or expense of in-house content marketing:

Trip request

You're in great company

Let's get started

It takes less than a day to get your tours onto the Horizon platform. All we need are some links to the experiences and itineraries that you'd like to promote. You have final sign-off on all your trips.

Once your trips are published we'll create a custom marketing campaign, promoting your tours to your exact target audience.

A paid campaign includes:

To get started, or to discuss your advertising options, contact our sales team now:

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