About Time Out

Time Out is the #1 brand for inspiring and enabling people to enjoy and explore the best of the city

Who we are

Time Out is a trusted global brand with a distinctly local voice. Our global network of expert editors and writers curate the best things to do and the coolest places to go, from Athens to Yogyakarta. Locals and visitors trust us to cut through and help them discover incredible things to eat, drink, see and do. We know because we go!


Time Out is your best friend in the city. We help you have fun, and our cheeky tone, unrestricted judgment, cool aesthetic, and independent attitude make us experts without being boring. Our international audience trusts Time Out for inspiration, information and insider insight — with an irreverent Time Out twist!

What we do

Time Out regularly lets its audience in on everything that’s good, vital, and exciting in our cities. We’re the trusted arbiters of city lifestyle across the country and around the world, and we’re known for telling people what to do and where to do it.

If it isn’t worth knowing about, we don’t write about it. 

We provide market leading products that inspire and enable our readers to get out and explore the best of their cities. We deliver relevant, authentic, and useful content and experiences to a discerning audience – wherever, whenever, and in whatever format our readers choose.

A global network

It all began in 1968 in London when Time Out helped people discover the exciting new urban cultures that had started up all over the capital. Since then, this iconic brand has consistently maintained its status as the go-to source of inspiration for both locals and visitors alike. 

Time Out comprises two business divisions: Time Out Media and Time Out Market. Across both business divisions, our mission is to help people around the world go out better. 

Time Out Media’s digital and physical media proposition comprises websites, mobile, social media, print, and live events. Across these platforms, we distribute our high-quality contentwritten and curated by local expert journalists—around the best food, drinks, culture, art, music, theater, travel, and entertainment in 315 cities and 58 countries. Since its launch over 50 years ago, Time Out has become a global brand that advertisers and consumers love and trust. 

Time Out and its global staff have won and been nominated for a number of highly prestigious awards and accolades around the world over the years—read all about it here