Middletown, R.I. ― Cruising World magazine recently unveiled a redesigned Cruisingworld.com, it was announced today by Sally Helme, group publisher of Cruising World, Sailing World and the NOOD Regattas. The new site utilizes responsive design and is accessible on any device or screen size, creating more in-depth experiences.
Readers are able to glide through galleries by swiping images with the use of a touch, and advertiser’s messaging is clear and strategically placed throughout all gadgets. The site automatically resizes the display layout for all content, and adjusts advertising units based on the device the consumer is using.
“CruisingWorld.com, just like SailingWorld.com, is now fully responsive, loads quickly and features a clean design with improved navigation,” said Mark Pillsbury, editor of Cruising World. “Our community may now access all site content in real time, including our robust charter directory and library by computer, tablet and mobile phone which is where a large base of our followers live.”
The possibilities for remarkable content displays are endless, whether readers want to race through SailingWorld.com, or go on a voyage with CruisingWorld.com, significantly larger video and image windows create ease for the navigator in the main viewing pane.
”We are thrilled to introduce to our loyal readers a unique design with a more engaging experience, for both racers and cruisers alike,” said Helme. “Our audience and advertisers deserve the best display quality, and that is what we are giving them on a mobile platform that is user friendly, with the best presentation possible. The new website is truly about the journey and deep dives into what cruising is all about.”
Audience response has increased with page views from mobile devices up 274 percent and unique visitors from mobile up 148 percent week-over-week.
For more information, please visit Cruisingworld.com.
About Cruising World
Cruising World, based in Middletown, R.I., is published monthly by Bonnier Corp. As the largest sailing magazine in the world, Cruising World is considered the bible for bluewater sailors. The magazine seeks to nurture cruising sailors’ dreams with practical how-to information and inspire them with stirring real-life adventure articles.
About Bonnier Corporation
Bonnier Corp. is one of the largest special-interest publishing groups in America, with more than 30 multichannel brands extending into all platforms including magazines, digital media, books, events and product licensing. Bonnier Corp.’s brands include Popular Science, Saveur, Field & Stream, American Photo, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons, Cycle World, Working Mother and Outdoor Life. Bonnier Corp. is owned by Swedish-based Bonnier AB, a multichannel media conglomerate operating in 15 countries.