CHICAGO, Ill. — iExplore (, the leading online resource for adventure and experiential travel, announced today that it surpassed the 50 million all-time visitor mark for the first time this month. launched in February 2000 with no traffic and has steadily grown to over 1.3 million visitors per month today. iExplore Founder and CEO, George Deeb, said “This is a testament to the iExplore team for building a website and booking service that encourages engagement by a growing base of impassioned adventure travelers.”

He adds, “But it also is a credit to the iExplore users themselves, who have honored iExplore with their continued loyalty and trust while making their adventure travel plans over the last eight years. We could not have achieved this level of success without them.”

Founded in 1999, iExplore ( is the leading online resource for adventure and experiential travel, with a one-stop offering of travel content, community and commerce, and serves as a high-end tour operator of made-to-order, privately-guided tours under the iExplore Exclusives brand.

iExplore has been named the “Best Adventure Travel Website” by Forbes Magazine, Travel & Leisure Magazine, Yahoo, Google and Time Magazine, and powers adventure trips for many leading travel sites including Lonely Planet, Travel Channel, Travelocity, Fodors and Frommers. iExplore is a wholly-owned division of UK-based TUI Travel PLC, the largest seller of international leisure travel in the world.

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