Are Grindr Users Also Big Travelers?

Published Date Author: , January 6th, 2012

Grindr and Gay TravelGrindr users are a well-traveled and highly sought-after global community, according to the latest travel survey of more than 5,400 international Grindr users participating in a special Mobile Version of Community Marketing Inc.’s Annual Gay & Lesbian Tourism Survey. The survey reveals travel consumption habits and preferences with more than 42 percent having traveled to another continent in the past year and almost 30 percent surveyed identify themselves as luxury travelers.

Furthermore, almost 40 percent of Grindr users have increased their travels this year and nearly 15 percent of respondents have taken ten or more trips in the past twelve months. The survey also indicates 54 percent of Grindr users travel for business and while on business, 23 percent choose to stay in luxury hotels. While on vacation, 48 percent prefer to stay in a mid-range hotel, but 28 percent indicated that on their most recent vacation they opted for plushier accommodations offered by luxury hotels.

“The survey results show that our Grindr community has tremendous buying power to experience new destinations both domestically and internationally year-after-year, and are incredibly tech-savvy by using smartphones to plan and share their trips,” said Serge Gojkovich, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Grindr. “With a global community of more than three million users, Grindr helps gay men connect to the world via their smartphones, especially when traveling.”

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