Connecticut is a great target for travel businesses, with total travel spending of $2.6 billion and average annual household expenditures of $2,506 which is 21% higher than the national average. Just about a million (912,000) DMA adults flew domestically or overseas in the past year, and CT1’s broad range of products reaches more than three-quarters (82%) (8 of 10) of those travelers each week with a print, broadcast or digital solution. Whether international jetsetters, adventure travelers, families, cruise-goers, gamblers or road-trippers, they are informed by our dynamic portfolio of travel products.
Sources: 2012 Scarborough Release 2; Nielsen Claritas 2012.
Since the mid-1970s, our readers have shared one characteristic: they are active. They read us to find events, restaurants to try, bands to listen to. Our editorial staff works hard to cultivate this audience and our products – the Advocate/Weekly papers, website, apps, magazines and email programs – deliver.
Cars.com On The Road Publication
Cars.com On the Road special publication appears each Wednesday in The Courant. The section features stories about how we’re living in our vehicles like never before, local car reviews, a woman’s corner, technology updates, Q&As by a local car expert and much more.
Averaging more than 21.5 million page views per month, courant.com is the most visited online news source in Connecticut. With its state and local news, sports and entertainment, photo galleries or reporters’ blogs, courant.com is an indispensable resource for state residents.
CT1 Media Social Media
Social Media may go down as one of the most important advertising tools in the history of corporate America. CT1 Media is a market leader and innovator in the realm of social media. From Facebook to Twitter, Digg to Reddit, StumbleUpon to Tumblr, CT1 Media properties have an expansive presence on the web thanks to
CT360 is a full service Internet marketing suite providing business of all sizes with an array in internet marketing services and strategies designed to increase web presence, expand customer base and drive revenue.
CTgetsMarried.com is where local couples go for wedding ideas and reviews of local companies by real couples. CTgetsMarried.com includes wedding and engagement announcements, stories and photo galleries of the hottest wedding ideas.
CTNow.com is the web home for Connecticut news and entertainment and earns its reputation as “Connecticut’s Homepage.” CTNow.com averages nearly 3 million page views per month and specializes in breaking news and entertainment in Connecticut. Need to know news as it happens? Looking for a great place for dinner?
CTShopsHere does the digging so our audience can quickly get the most for their money! CTShopsHere also provides sales flyers, money-saving tips, and advice that allows our fans and clients to interact – to buy, sell and save. Every day.
Daytrips and Destinations
In May the Daytrips & Destinations Expo brings FOX CT’s Daytrippers series and the Hartford Courant’s travel section to life with close to 90 exhibitors for Connecticut families to browse as they make their summer fun and travel plans. The multimedia promotion includes broadcast, print and digital components, and attracts over 3000 well qualified attendees
CT1 Media will host this seminar series in March at the Connecticut Science Center for small to medium-sized businesses looking to incorporate digital and social media into their marketing mix. Industry experts will educate businesses on digital marketing, demonstrate how to utilize the latest in technological advances, and help guide them in choosing
FOX Network programming delivers the key 25-54 year-old viewer to advertisers with hits such as American Idol, Glee, The X Factor, The Following, Family Guy and The Simpsons. The FOX brand has become synonymous with quality sports programming. Its coverage of the National Football League, Major League Baseball, NASCAR and NCAA Football consistently receives high more »
The newest website in the CT1 Media digital portfolio is FOXCT.com, the online home for FOX CT. With streamlined navigation and a heavy focus on local news, weather, and video content, the site brings FOX CT news to our audience when and where they want it.
The Courant is America’s oldest continuously published newspaper, the largest newspaper in Connecticut and the 59th largest daily newspaper in the U.S. The Courant covers local issues that impact Connecticut residents as well as breaking national and regional stories. The Courant has the reputation of being the most trusted news source
Hartford Courant ROP & Preprints
The Hartford Courant is the largest daily newspaper in Connecticut, and is a morning newspaper for most of the state north of New Haven and east of Waterbury. Preprinted newspaper insert advertising is a rapidly growing, highly successful means of marketing products and services. Inserts can be distributed to local markets and target narrowly, to
Hartford Courant Special Publications
Special Publications appear primarily in The Courant but also in the New Haven Advocate. The sections cover topics such as local news, health and education. Others tie into CT1 Media’s events, such as the Hartford Marathon and St. Patrick’s Day parades, and the TV shows Backyard Makeover and Dream Wedding.
The leading lifestyle magazine for Greater Hartford, Hartford Magazine brings you exclusive insight into the best the region has to offer, including shopping, travel, dining, entertainment, home décor, the arts — all the people, places and things that make Hartford unique.
HartfordMag.com is an interactive, digital version of Hartford Magazine, which allows features including more photos, video, rich media, hyperlinks, and more. a Digital Magazine app for iphone and ipad can be downloaded from itunes.
Studies have shown that no other issue has grown in interest among consumers as health. The Courant covers heath issues more comprehensively than any other media outlet in the market.
Local Original Programming
Holiday Wishes, Chip’s Unnamed Local Band Show, Live & Local. These local shows are produced by CT1 Media, airing on FOX CT and have many sponsorship opportunities.
New Haven Living
The leading lifestyle magazine for Greater New Haven, New Haven Living brings you exclusive insight into the best the region has to offer, including shopping, travel, dining, entertainment, home décor, the arts — all the people, places and things that make New Haven unique.
SaveNowCT.com is a cross-media marketing and promotion platform that offers consumers fantastic, limited-time, limited-quantity deals on restaurants, spas, tours, sporting events, and other services and establishments offered in and around our city. Unlike other sites out there, we leverage our existing relationship with hundreds of local merchants throughout the state which gives us access to
Savvy Shopper Korky Vann knows where the best values are. If there’s a warehouse clearance, a going out of business sale or a new outlet opening she tells you about it. No other columnist in the market helps consumers save like she does.
Ski, Sun & Travel Expo
In November FOX CT and the Hartford Courant host the Ski Sun & Travel Expo featuring the Cruise Extravaganza offers 2,500 attendees the opportunity to talk to exhibitors, gather information, book vacations, buy ski equipment and apparel, enter to win prizes and attend informational seminars. The show features a variety of different travel options
Summer FunFest is an expo event at the Connecticut Expo Center in Hartford kicking off summer the weekend before Memorial Day with fun for the whole family. Food, fun, entertainment, exhibits, demonstrations, and more! The Hartford Courant’s popular Summer Activity Guide will be brought to life with this weekend expo with exhibits ranging from day
The Travel Section of the Sunday Hartford Courant attracts more than 300,000 readers each week. These readers use the section as a resource for money-saving vacation ideas throughout New England, the U.S. and the world.