Mar 13 at 02:01
Yelp launches in Mexico to Extend Latin American Footprint
MEXICO CITY, March 13, 2014
MEXICO CITY, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the
company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced the
availability of Yelp Mexico (http://www.yelp.com.mx). Beginning today, people
throughout Mexico are able to create accounts on Yelp.com.mx to share their
opinions about great local businesses. Yelp's free iPhone and Android
applications will be available as well as its free suite of business owner
tools: Yelp for Business Owners (http://biz.yelp.com.mx).
"Mexico is a vibrant mosaic of micheladas, mole, and muralism, just to
name a few of its cultural contributions," says Miriam Warren, VP of New
Markets. " Whether you're looking for a taco fix, a refreshing pulque, or a
beautiful alebrije for your home, locals will now be able to find their favorite
businesses on Yelp."
Yelp extends its Latin American footprint with the launch of Mexico, the
25th country to develop a community of Yelpers who take pride in highlighting
the best of Mexico, wherever they are. Mexico City will see the initial focus of
Yelp community building efforts and will be home to Yelp's first Community
Manager in Mexico, but the full-featured site will be available across the whole
Everyone, everywhere in Mexico with access to the internet on a desktop or
a smartphone now has the ability to share their insights on what is good, great
and not-so great about local businesses in their neighborhoods. This can be done
in any one of the 14 different languages currently supported by Yelp, and for
any business ranging from shoe repairers to cocktail bars and carpet cleaners to
To learn more and see pictures of Yelp.com.mx and our iPhone and Android
applications, visit our Yelp Official Blog (http://officialblog.yelp.com).
Yelp (http://www.yelp.com or http://www.yelp.com.mx) connects people with
great local businesses. Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004. Since
then, Yelp communities have taken root in major metros across the US, Canada,
UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy,
Switzerland, Belgium, Australia, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Singapore,
Poland, Turkey, New Zealand, the Czech Republic, Brazil, Portugal and Mexico.
Yelp had a monthly average of 120 million unique visitors in Q4 2013*. By the
end of Q4 2013, Yelpers had written more than 53 million rich, local reviews,
making Yelp the leading local guide for real word-of-mouth on everything from
boutiques and mechanics to restaurants and dentists. Approximately 53 Million
unique visitors visited Yelp via their mobile device on a monthly average basis
during Q4 2013. For more information, please visit http://www.yelp.com/ or send
an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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