PlacePass Receives Investment from Marriott International

PlacePass, a Cambridge, MA-based provider of travel technology solutions, received an investment from Marriott International, Inc., (NASDAQ: MAR).

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

Led by Emily Bernard, Chief Brand Officer and co-founder, PlacePass offers travelers an online meta-search platform for in-destination experiences. With the new partnership, global travelers will soon be able to choose from an additional 100,000 plus authentic local experiences in 800 destinations worldwide when they book direct on or or their respective apps.
Travelers can go to to learn more about what’s in store and the types of experiences Marriott will offer with PlacePass, as well as the personalized experiences already available to travelers through its loyalty programs.

The company partners with travel websites to provide travelers with a destination to explore and book including concert and event tickets, culinary experiences, outdoor adventures, historical excursions, VIP getaways, and more, even enabling comparison across multiple websites.



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