Each year, the Steamship Authority carries over 3 million passengers to and from Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. We are pleased to offer a variety of advertising opportunities for those businesses interested in promoting their services and/or products to our passengers.

Reach the Following Target Markets:

  • Seasonal Island Residents
  • Extended Stay Visitors
  • Day Trippers
  • Year-Round Island Residents

Opportunities Include:

  • Posters on Vessels & Terminals
  • Website Tile Ads
  • Brochure Display at Terminals
  • Outdoor banners at the Hyannis Terminal

How Advertising With Us Can Benefit Your Business

  • The Steamship Authority carries over 3 million passengers per year. Click here to view our Traffic Report, which shows the volume of passenger traffic for each island by year.
  • Our on-board poster advertising offers up to 200,000 impressions on average per month.
  • Direct your advertising message to a captive audience at the terminals and on-board our vessels.
  • Our website has over 180 million hits annually and over 1 million unique visitors each year.

For Rates and a Quote, Contact:

Kimberlee McHugh, Director of Marketing
(508) 548-5011 ext. 306 – Fax: (508) 289-5306

Download our Advertising Opportunities Form for a custom quote

Poster Advertising On Vessels & Terminals

  • Locations includes 5 vessels, Woods Hole and Hyannis Ticket Offices
  • One poster (22”W x 28”L) per location
  • Discounts for 3, 6 and 12 month ad buys are available.
  • Additional discounts will be offered for 2nd and 3rd poster placements.

Online Advertising

Premium Web Tile Ad

  • Includes a direct link to advertiser’s URL
  • Includes logo or image
  • Specs: Width: 194 X Height: 228 pixels, high-resolution in .jpg file format

Standard Ad

  • Text only
  • Includes: Company name, tagline, and direct link to advertiser’s URL
  • Specs: Maximum of 100 characters, 3 lines

Benefits include:
Diverse Audience, High Visibility, High Frequency and Local Opportunity.

A two-week lead time is required for all ads. Approved artwork needs to be submitted by the 15th of the month, and will be posted by the 1st of the following month. The Steamship Authority reserves the right to edit file size in order to meet technological requirements.

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Brochure Display Program

The Steamship Authority offers space to display your brochures and fliers at all terminals. Put your company information in the hands of our passengers and watch your bottom line grow.

Our customers are interested in learning about:

  • Accommodations
  • Attractions
  • Unique Vacation Experiences
  • Dining
  • Spa Services
  • Rental Properties
  • Real Estate
  • Shopping
  • Island Services

Brochure Display Available Locations:

  • Woods Hole Terminal
  • Vineyard Haven Terminal
  • Oak Bluffs Terminal (seasonal)
  • Hyannis Terminal
  • Nantucket Terminal

For Rates and a Custom Quote, Contact:
Kimberlee McHugh, Director of Marketing
(508) 548-5011 ext. 306 – Fax: (508) 289-5306