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USA Today

"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."

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Expert Flyer

Find out why ExpertFlyer selected PlacePass as a top travel site for 2017!

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MoneyGeek asked PlacePass co-founder Emily Bernard to share travel safety tips and highlight common mistakes that can put travelers in unsafe scenarios.

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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.

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The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe chats with PlacePass about why Boston is becoming a major hub for travel technology startups.

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BRIDES magazine features co-founder Emily Bernard in this piece on foolproof honeymoon planning.

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Women 2.0

Business travel can be stressful. Make your work trip work for you with these ten tips from PlacePass co-founder Emily Bernard.

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The Young Women Entrepreneurs Club talks with PlacePass co-founder Emily Bernard for their feature Friday roundup.

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PlacePass Announces Strategic Investment from Marriott International

March 21, 2017

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.

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Empowering Underserved Young Adults Through Hospitality

December 23, 2016

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.

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One Woman’s Quest to Visit Every Country in the World

December 01, 2016

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.

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Six Women Travel Execs To Watch

October 11, 2016

Six fearless females who are pushing boundaries and defining new standards of excellence in the travel and hospitality industry.

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The Era of Experiential Travel: What Industry Professionals Need to Know Now

September 30, 2016

The global travel and hospitality industry has experienced eras of remarkable change, but arguably none so impactful as the rise of experience-based travel. Access the full complimentary report below outlining the implications of experiential travel for industry professionals including:

  • Hospitality, travel, and tourism executives
  • Ministries of tourism
  • Small business owners in tourism and hospitality
  • Consumer opinion leaders and bloggers in tourism and travel

This white paper aims to provide insight into the following areas of inquiry:

  • What is experiential travel?
  • What are the key drivers fueling its growth?
  • What is next for experiential travel?
  • How can I make the most of the opportunity?

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Press Release: Announcing The Launch of PlacePass

July 1, 2016

PlacePass is a new online tour and activity portal, allowing travelers to quickly find and compare thousands of fun things to do in more than 180 destinations.

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