Home of Mall of America joins Arrivalguides
GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Boasting numerous attractions, fine restaurants, and the Mall of America, the city of Bloomington, Minnesota, has joined ArrivalGuides network as an official destination partner
GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Boasting numerous attractions, fine restaurants, and the Mall of America, the city of Bloomington, Minnesota, has joined ArrivalGuides network as an official destination partner.
ArrivalGuides is the world’s largest distributor of destination information with a library of content from over 550 global destinations, including photos and videos. The content from Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau will be distributed to over 300 global brands including Google, rentalcars.com and AAA, who in turn will use this information in the form of downloadable guides for use in booking confirmations, newsletters, inflight entertainment systems and apps.
ArrivalGuides are suppliers of content to Google’s two new destination specific apps, Google Field Trip and Google Now, allowing points of interest input by the Bloomington CVB to populate both apps.
With the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge and the Water Park of America, Bloomington has a special blend of international culture and hospitality that makes day-tripping around the city enjoyable. All of the content utilized by the ArrivalGuides network of global distribution partners will inspire and influence travelers to book their holidays to the home of the largest shopping center in the United States, welcoming over 40 million visitors annually.
Justin Fuller, Digital Marketing and Communications Manager from Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau said: “We were impressed with ArrivalGuides’ presence in the international market with regards to destination marketing. We have a significant presence internationally and we are always looking for opportunities to promote the Mall of America on a global scale.”
Aviva Pearson, President & Global Sales and Marketing Director from ArrivalGuides, said, “Our distribution network, representing over 300 major influential brands including SAS, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and Hello World, are very excited about Bloomington, Minnesota, becoming part of our library of fresh, up-to-date content. Once the Bloomington CVB inputs all of their information, and refreshes it on a timely basis, including videos and photos, we know they will see excellent results as their information reaches our network of major travel brands and their millions of customers.”
ArrivalGuides is the global leader in supplying B2B destination content solutions to the travel industry. Over 300 travel companies use the information to drive their travel business across all platforms. ArrivalGuides provide updated information for over 500 destinations, in various languages. ArrivalGuides has created a unique network of information sourced and updated directly by the official tourist bureaus. ArrivalGuides head office is in Gothenburg, Sweden, with sales offices in Japan, Australia, Italy and the US.
The Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official marketing organization for the City of Bloomington and markets Bloomington, Minnesota, area attractions, and the surrounding communities, to visitors around the world. Bloomington is located adjacent to Minneapolis and St. Paul, just minutes from the International Airport, is the home of Mall of America, and is a premier destination for meetings, conventions, and tourism. For visitor information, special offers. To book hotel rooms online visit www.bloomingtonmn.org.