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Published on : Thursday, October 31, 2013
New Pinterest trip planning tool a first in the hotel industryPlanning a trip to Austin is now as easy as pinning, packing and going thanks to a new social media offering from Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.As more and more travellers turn to social media to plan their next adventure, Four Seasons introduces Pin.Pack.Go, a new trip planning service that re-imagines the way travellers share and receive travel recommendations.
An industry first, Pin.Pack.Go leverages the power and popularity of Pinterest to connect guests with Four Seasons local experts worldwide.Guests at Four Seasons Hotel Austin have already started taking advantage of the service, with recommendations ranging from dining and activities near downtown Austin to must-see music venues. Following her Pin.Pack.Go trip, a recent guest commented, “Your recommendations are truly what made our stay. I enjoyed planning this trip with your savvy input!”
To receive personalized recommendations from a Four Seasons local expert, guests need to follow the steps below:
1. Create a Pin.Pack.Go board on Pinterest.
2. Leave a comment on the Pin.Pack.Go pin indicating which Four Seasons they’re visiting.
3. The specified Four Seasons hotel will follow them on Pinterest; the guest should follow back and invite the hotel to pin as a collaborator on the board.
4. The hotel’s local experts will pin recommendations filled with insider knowledge and hidden gems.
5. Pack and go!
According to Rob Hagelberg, general manager at Four Seasons Hotel Austin, “Pin.Pack.Go provides a means for our staff to share what they love about Austin and helps us customize our recommendations in a creative new way.”
Source: Four seasons