Category: Destination

“Premium Access Reservations pilot helps Boston restaurants to connect with High Frequency Diners

OpenTable Pilot in Boston Frequent Diners will be rewarded with Special Access to Hard-to-Book Restaurants   OpenTable, the provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group, has announced it is piloting a new Premium Access reservations feature. This feature will reward frequent OpenTable diners with special access to in-demand reservations set aside by participating restaurants.   The new feature allows restaurants to fill seats with frequent, high-value diners while giving loyal OpenTable users access to some of Boston’s hottest tables using their OpenTable Dining Rewards Points.   Scott Jampol, SVP of Marketing at OpenTable, said: “Frequent diners spend a lot of time and energy seeking out the hottest restaurants, and now we’ve given them a way to book with ease using their OpenTable points. “For restaurants, Premium Access reservations empower them to allocate coveted reservations, such as those on weekends and peak times, to valuable high-frequency diners.” To experience the new feature at participating restaurants, diners simply sign into their OpenTable account via their mobile app, choose the Boston area, look for the “Premium Access” category on the home screen and select the restaurant where they would like to dine. If the restaurant’s standard reservations are fully booked, diners with enough points will be able to view and book Premium Access reservations. View the current list of participating Boston restaurants. Restaurants interested in learning more about the...

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Scotland’s largest international design event

Design for Life Glasgow is gearing up for the return of Scotland’s largest international design event. Running from 17 – 23 October Scotland’s largest international design event is being held in Glasgow. The exhibitions open to the public until 25 November. This year’s festival marks the most ambitious programme to date for Graphic Design Festival Scotland in celebration of Scotland’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design. The festival promotes and celebrates the best of international graphic design and visual communication. It aims to fly the flag for Scotland’s profile alongside the great design capitals of the world. It was founded in 2014 by Beth Wilson and James Gilchrist, two graduates from Edinburgh College of Art who run the design practice, Warriors Studio. James Gilchrist, said: “It’s going to be an action-packed week of photography, film-making, advertising, copywriting, visual merchandising, graphic design, illustration, animation, short films, type design, music, and celebration. We can’t wait!” There will be 15 workshops led by designers from across the UK, Europe and the USA, two conferences, two panel discussions, three exhibitions, two competitions and an evening of short films in collaboration with Pretend Lovers. The event programme  focuses largely on learning, collaboration, and creative thinking.  The festival will also showcase 200 posters at The Lighthouse, designed by 178 designers from around the world as part of its International Poster Competition. With over 3400 entries from 72...

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