Great Lakes Marinas Benefit From Word-of-Mouth Support From Sailors and Boaters

June 02, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Toronto,ON -, a Toronto-based website for sailing and boating enthusiasts, has taken the innovative concept of unbiased travel review forums and launched a powerful medium to showcase marinas, marine services and cruising destinations from all around the Great Lakes. recognizes the thousands of sailors who travel the waters of the Great Lakes each year and how their own experiences can only enhance the travels of fellow boaters. Travel advisory forums offer valuable insight before departing on a holiday and have become an essential research tool for travellers worldwide.

Travel advisory and review sites currently rank as some of the most searched websites on the Internet. Facilities that are included on these sites are being rewarded with a major increase in traffic to their own websites and an impressive increase in business due to this added online exposure. feels that, "…relatively speaking, just as a golfer looks to add variety to their game and therefore seeks out new courses to play, an avid sailor seeks to broaden their travels by locating another breath-taking destination. This site can assist them in finding that new paradise."

Website visitors can post a review of any Great Lakes marina they have visited and also educate themselves for future travels by reviewing posts on other locations left by fellow boaters. The website also offers that, "Sailing creates a close-knit community of individuals who will gladly share their advice and past experiences with others."

These shared experiences of past travels will only assist in increasing the tourist potential of the many communities and marinas that line the shores of the Great Lakes. Participating marinas can showcase themselves within the online directory and boost their profile as a preferred Great Lakes destination with various promotional options, including a 30-second online commercial.

Visit: for further information or to simply discover more of what the Great Lakes have to offer.