|[December 12, 2013]
SideTour Arrives in Seattle, Offering Rare Experiences with Local Mavens
SEATTLE --(Business Wire)--
SideTour, a local experiences marketplace that helps people discover,
book and host unique events in their city, has launched in Seattle. The
company, recently acquired by Groupon, features hand-picked activities,
tours and memorable things to do -- all presented by talented local
hosts who help customers discover their city and explore the things
they're passionate about.
The debut offerings include:
SideTour events are intimate gatherings, averaging 12 attendees, and
span food, drink, architecture, history, art and much more. Hosts
include chefs, artists, Olympic medalists, casting directors and
sommeliers. SideTour joined Groupon less than three months ago and has
already started expanding to new cities across the country.
Prospective hosts interested in featuring a unique experience through
SideTour can visit https://www.sidetour.com/host.
SideTour provides a community marketplace where people can discover,
book and host amazing experiences and activities. Whether it's sledding
down the U.S. Luge track with a former Olympic medalist, learning the
art of graffiti with an aerosol artist or dining with an investment
banker-turned-monk, SideTour's mission is to connect people with vibrant
and creative hosts who want to share their talents and passions with
others. For more information, visit www.sidetour.com.
Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is a global leader of local commerce and the
place you start when you want to buy just about anything, anytime,
anywhere. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale,
Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over
the world. Shoppers discover the best a city has to offer on the web or
on mobile with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and
find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and
more with Groupon Goods.
Groupon is redefining how traditional small businesses attract, retain
and interact with customers by providing merchants with a suite of
products and services, including customizable deal campaigns, credit
card payment processing capabilities, and point-of-sale solutions that
help businesses grow and operate more effectively. To search for great
deals or subscribe to Groupon emails, visit www.Groupon.com.
To download Groupon's five-star mobile apps, visit www.groupon.com/mobile.
To learn more about the company's merchant solutions and how to work
with Groupon, visit www.GrouponWorks.com.
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