Tampa, Florida Becomes the 3rd Destination launch for Tripster’s Fast-Growing Network in 2017.
Saint Louis, Missouri – November 3, 2017 – Tripster, a provider of tickets and reservations for theme parks, shows, attractions, tours, and hotels, announced the addition of another major travel destination, Tampa today. Tampa joins Reserve Las Vegas and San Francisco as the company’s third national travel market launched in 2017.
In 2016, Tampa Bay welcomed a record-shattering 22.6 million visitors with an average of 9 million overnight guests which accounted for $6 billion of tourism revenue for the city’s economy. Tampa Bay is categorized as a “national market” by Tripster, and one of the Company’s eight national markets in its network of destinations throughout the United States. Tripster’s destination-specific travel websites and proprietary reservation and ticketing engines provide customers with a complete, singular source for vacation planning, direct bookings and tickets, package creation, and cost savings.
“As the company’s newest market addition, Tampa extends our product and service offerings to our growing consumer base,” John Johnson, CEO and President said. “Our travelers are looking for new and fun destinations to explore, and Tampa features some great experiences, which is what vacation, and Tripster, is all about.”
Tripster customers now have access to discounted tickets for Tampa’s leading destinations such as Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, The Florida Aquarium, and TreeUmph! Adventure Course. Tripster also facilitates vacation planning by providing customers additional savings when they bundle their tickets and hotels together. And, visitors can learn more about Tampa’s activities, hotels, and attractions through the company’s Travel Guides packed with tips, tricks, and ideas for saving more money and planning the perfect vacation.
Since 2001, Tripster has provided more than 3 million travelers with travel planning and reservation services for ticketed events, world-renowned theme parks, area attractions, tours, theatrical shows, as well as hotels and lodging in 16 destinations across the country. Using a proprietary booking engine, Tripster customers can access first-hand content and reviews to plan, customize, and book entire vacations within a single transaction. In addition, the Company also provides reservation and packaging fulfillment services for destination marketing organizations and travel suppliers through white label versions of their system. Tripster is based in St. Louis MO and currently operates dedicated destination websites in Branson, MO; Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN; Myrtle Beach, SC; Williamsburg, VA; New York, NY; San Diego, San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL; Las Vegas, NV; the Hawaiian Islands; St. Augustine, Tampa and Orlando, FL.