Travel & Tourism (148)
Down memory lane hotel
The Four Season’s luxury hotel in Toronto has launched a participatory project with its audience via social networks. The hotel is moving locations and so to celebrate the history and moments that the building has seen, past guests and employees are invited to create and become co-authors of a memory book.
Why it matters
Is this a good example about how a top leading brand can capture and share all the good experiences they offered their customers? Can brands enhance the relationship by making customers revisit nostalgic and emotional moments?
Field Trip is an app that runs in the background of your phone and alerts you to interesting pieces of history and culture as you move around the city. From an obscure shop that sells vintage apparel to a new indie kitchen restaurant, this app pulls information from expert sites in order to help you find the hidden gems around your city.
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