Marriott Invests in Boston Travel Startup to Help You Find Cool Things to Do

March 21, 2017

The first time I heard of PlacePass, the Boston travel startup invaded my office with a gang of Pokemon, without warning. Now the startup has come into my radar once again, but this time it's a far bigger deal and far less gimmicky.

Global hotel chain Marriott International is leading a Series A financing round for PlacePass, co-founder and Chief Brand Officer Emily Bernard told me in an email Tuesday. Marriott announced its investment in PlacePass earlier today.

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