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?
The low cost airline company Easyjet has launched a competition in France, called "décollage immediat" (instant takeoff). In five French cities, consumers were invited to gather in a selected place with their luggage. The 5 couples who had the most extravagant summer look were chosen to board immediately for a weekend in London, Barcelona or Rome.
Hesitating between San Francisco or Istanbul for your next holiday? Let the Getgoing.com website decide for you! Simply enter both those destinations and the site will book you on one of those two options. You will only be told where you’re going once the purchase is processed. This is not only a great website for indecisive travellers; when you let the site decide, you can get almost 40% off your travel.
With some flights travelling with nearly 30% of empty seats, the site can offer such an enticing discount because it helps airlines fill them. There’s also a hotel booking website that uses the same system: if you book the same day, you’ll have additional discounts by sleeping in a room that would normally have been empty that night.