“The experiences can be as varied as the grand and the unexpected. On PlacePass, guests can book a private tour of “Downton Abbey” filming locations, pasta-making lessons with a local celebrity chef or family-friendly outings.”
“Whether you’re looking to go face to face with a Sumo wrestler, learn to make pasta in a farmhouse in Tuscany, soar in a helicopter over the Grand Canyon, or get an inside look at the Los Angeles Lakers locker room while accompanied by an NBA scout, PlacePass has thousands of options that appeal to every type of traveler. There are also a half dozen “Downton Abbey” themed tours for fans of the hit series.”
“…This investment in PlacePass signals Marriott’s desire to get even more involved in the largely fractured and untapped area of in-destination tours and activities.”
“Marriott International announced Tuesday (March 21) that it is investing in PlacePass, a Massachusetts-based company that offers more than 100,000 tours.”
“Hoping to one-up the competition, Marriott adds unique travel experiences to its loyalty program”
“This spring, there’s a new group of sites ready to satisfy your appetite for a bargain. They’re worth checking out before you check in.”
Find out why ExpertFlyer selected PlacePass as a top travel site for 2017!
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Boston’s leading tech publisher ranks PlacePass among the top 7 travel tech startups in the area and explores how PlacePass is helping to establish Boston as a hub of travel technology.
The Boston Globe chats with PlacePass about why Boston is becoming a major hub for travel technology startups.
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Business travel can be stressful. Make your work trip work for you with these ten tips from PlacePass co-founder Emily Bernard.
The Young Women Entrepreneurs Club talks with PlacePass co-founder Emily Bernard for their feature Friday roundup.
This summer, Marriott is bringing expert-curated recommendations to Marriott Moments to help travelers find the best things to do in any destination. Powered by PlacePass, Marriott Moments is the world’s largest experiential travel platform, enabling Marriott customers and loyalty members to find and book experiences is over 1,000 destinations globally. To provide inspiration and help travelers discover hidden gems, Marriott is tapping into the company’s global network of local area experts including general managers, chefs, mixologists, and celebrities to recommend their favorite sights and must-do activities.
PlacePass today announced an investment from Marriott International, Inc. The companies also announced their intent to establish a partnership aimed at accelerating Marriott’s ability to provide guests and members of its three loyalty programs – Marriott Rewards, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) – with even more travel experiences around the world when they book direct with Marriott.
We’re proud to announce a partnership with EGBOK, a non-profit organization in Cambodia that trains underserved young adults to become hospitality industry leaders. For every purchase made on PlacePass, the company will donate $1 to support students at the EGBOK school and training center in Siem Reap.
PlacePass caught up with 27-year old Cassandra “Cassie” de Pecol as she sets out on the final phase of a Guinness World Record quest to travel to every country in the world.
Six fearless females who are pushing boundaries and defining new standards of excellence in the travel and hospitality industry.
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