The company was an early Internet pioneer when Jasons Travel Channel™ (www.jasons.co.nz) was launched in mid 1996. This has since grown to be one of the region's largest and most active travel websites. The Jasons websites delivered online information to over 2.8 million visitors in 2012 with 8.8 million page views. With over 150,000 detailed listings on tourism operators, Jasons also provides detailed statistical reporting and secure enquiry/booking functionality. Jasons also owns other popular websites: Holidayguide.co.nz
, and roomsearch.co.nz
. The iPhone and iPad app was launched in late 2011 and early 2012 respectively with over 7000 downloads in 43 different countries. The company's monthly travel email newsletter, Jasons Explore!
reaches database of 90,000. Jasons has thousands of followers on its Twitter and Facebook accounts.
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After launching the first Motel Directory more than 40 years ago, Jasons Travel Media produces 62 publications aimed at the FIT (free and independent traveller) market segment.
Jasons has two core New Zealand accommodation guides have been major parts of their industry sectors for many years.
Additional to these guides is the Txt2check (R) service, which lets readers find accommodation availability of a particular property for the up-coming night.
Recognising the opportunities presented by the growing FIT segment, Jasons continues to support a range of regional RoutePlanners. These visitor activity maps provide details on local activities, attractions and points of interest on major tourist routes. Jasons produces the following maps:
Catering to both the domestic and international visitor markets, Jasons produce five What’s On guides which feature upcoming events, cultural details, activities, detailed maps, restaurants and accommodation. There are five editions produced regularly throughout the year, which are:
The Encounter Activities Directory provides travellers with New Zealand's best while Relax and Indulge was created to introduce visitors to the unique flavours and creations of New Zealand.
Jasons has been an established part of travel publishing in Australia for over 25 years when its first Australian accommodation directory for Queensland & the Northern Territory was launched, which is now the Queensland Travel Guide.
Since then, Jasons launched the Tasmania Travel Guide
and has built on its reputation as a key resource for the travel trade.
Destination-specific visitor activity maps are produced for Niue
, Norfolk Island
, New Caledonia
, Cook Islands
, Fiji Islands and Samoa
. In addition, Cook Islands
, Fiji, Samoa
Visitor Guides outline activities, upcoming events and cultural details along with restaurants and accommodation.