Fodor's Pinterest Boards Now Feature Place Pins, Allowing Travelers to Map their Trip Ideas
NEW YORK, NY (November 20, 2013)—Fodor’s introduces seven new Place Pin boards, utilizing an exciting new feature from Pinterest launching today. As one of the first launch partners, Fodor’s expert recommendations will now be mapped to make them even more useful to travelers wanting to organize itineraries and favorite spots around the world. Pinners can use Fodor’s boards to get ideas for upcoming trips, explore recommended itineraries and sites, or create their own boards and maps from Fodor’s expert travel content to make their next journey unforgettable.
Millions of Pinners with wanderlust (Fodor’s included), already catalog their bucket lists using Pinterest. This new mapping feature will allow them to view their Pins in relation to one another, and see helpful information, including the address, phone number and more to simplify on-the-ground navigation.
“Place Pins are a great way to bring out your inner explorer and make Pins more actionable during your vacations,” says Fodor’s Editor in Chief Arabella Bowen. “Fodor’s already has a lively presence on Pinterest; we love sharing what inspires us on our boards, and we’ve seen how much our followers love using Pinterest to plan their trips and discover new places. Now travelers can do more than collect trip ideas, they can easily map them and add each spot to an itinerary.”
Sharing destination ideas via Pinterest is just one of the many ways Fodor’s provides inspiration to travelers, no matter where they want to go. To get travelers started, Fodor’s new Place Pin boards include ultimate itineraries in New York City, Paris, London, New Orleans, Hong Kong and Venice—even the best places across the country to cozy up with a hot cocoa.
Fodor’s also invites Pinners to collaborate on its America’s Best Hot Chocolate board. Pinners can add and share their favorite places for a wintertime warm-up by tweeting a request to @FodorsTravel or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a link to their Pinterest profile.
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