December 3, 2013
Smart Destinations releases special, limited-time 3-day Go Boston Winter Card for seasonal travel to Boston.
December 3, 2013
Smart Destinations releases special, limited-time 3-day Go Boston Winter Card for seasonal travel to Boston.
November 26, 2013
Smart Destinations customers can enjoy SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration with Go Orlando Card, Go Select Orlando Pass, and more.
November 19, 2013
This month, Smart Destinations’ partner Boston Museum of Science will open a thought-provoking new permanent exhibit, the Hall of Human Life.
November 5, 2013
Smart Destinations’ premier Chicago partner The Field Museum will open a momentous retrospective exhibit, entitled “Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World’s Fair”.
October 31, 2013
Smart Destinations releases a series of new holiday trip-planning benefits, including travel tips, new curated packages, and additional discounts.
October 29, 2013
Smart Destinations appoints new CEO Ted Stimpson to head the travel industry leader
October 16, 2013
Renowned Boston attraction partner Museum of Fine Arts opens highly anticipated exhibit of John Singer Sargent’s watercolors.
October 3, 2013
Smart Destinations customers can visit Busch Gardens this October to enjoy the return of their thrilling, adults-only Halloween event.
October 1, 2013
Smart Destinations’ valued attraction partner Boston Children’s Museum celebrates its centennial this October with festivities, special events, and an exciting after-party.
September 17, 2013
In honor of its tenth anniversary, Smart Destinations is offering a special 10 Years of GO Photo Contest.
September 17, 2013
Six of Smart Destinations’ premier attraction partners have been named among the top twenty-five Best American Museums of 2013.
August 29, 2013
For the upcoming long weekend holiday, Smart Destinations is offering an additional discount on their best-selling Go City Cards and Explorer Passes.
August 27, 2013
With the vast majority of customers choosing the Instant Delivery Option when purchasing Go City Cards in other markets, Smart Destinations expands availability of mobile passes this month with a launch of the mobile Go Los Angeles Card.
August 26, 2013
Smart Destinations hires travel industry expert Tara Didi as Regional Director of New York City.
August 21, 2013
Smart Destinations Ranks No. 44 in the Top Travel and Hospitality Companies on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 70%
August 15, 2013
Smart Destinations works with partner LEGOLAND® California to offer exciting new Sleepover Sweepstakes contest through Facebook this August.
August 15, 2013
Smart Destinations is pleased to announce a new partnership with popular Oahu destination Waikiki Ocean Club.
August 6, 2013
Smart Destinations has created an exclusive San Francisco Sailing Cup Package with key tours and attractions for San Francisco visitors.
August 1, 2013
Smart Destinations releases San Diego’s first mobile attraction pass, the Virtual Go Card.
July 30, 2013
This month, travel industry leader Smart Destinations celebrates a milestone of ten years.
July 29, 2013
Smart Destinations’ Chicago partner Shoreline Sightseeing christens Riverview vessel for the popular Architecture River Cruise.
July 29, 2013
Smart Destinations welcomes the recent addition of popular Walkin’ Broadway Tours to their Go Select New York program.
July 24, 2013
Smart Destinations customers can now enjoy a brand new NASA experience at the Kennedy Space Center, the Space Shuttle Atlantis Exhibit.
July 24, 2013
Smart Destinations announces the addition of popular kart-racing attraction K1 Speedway to its Go Select Los Angeles Pass.
July 16, 2013
Smart Destinations welcomes the new seven-day schedule at popular New York attraction partner Metropolitan Museum of Art.
July 15, 2013
Popular Go Select Package “Summer Family Pass” helps families save on family-friendly attractions.
July 15, 2013
Smart Destinations welcomes six new outdoor attractions to Go Select Oahu Pass program.
July 12, 2013
Smart Destinations attraction partner LEGOLAND® Florida opens its newest expansion, “The World of Chima” on July 3.
July 12, 2013
Smart Destinations welcomes Statue of Liberty’s grand Fourth of July re-Opening.
June 25, 2013
Smart Destinations is offering a limited-time “Stars and Spangles” holiday sale on select Go City Cards and Explorer Passes.
June 24, 2013
Smart Destinations will be running a summer-long photo contest exclusively for their Facebook fans with new winners each month.
June 20, 2013
Smart Destinations hires tourism marketing expert Pam Morin as Regional Director of Chicago.
June 19, 2013
As part of New York City’s tourism Family Ambassador Campaign, Smart Destinations, Inc. has created limited-edition multi-attraction passes exclusively for this summer’s Where’s Waldo? campaign.
June 18, 2013
In conjunction with the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, Smart Destinations is giving away 30 different Go Select Boston Packages to lucky winners.
June 13, 2013
Smart Destinations welcomes Long Beach Harbor Tour and Double-Decker Bus Tour to the Go Select Los Angeles Pass.
June 6, 2013
Smart Destinations’ Go City Cards and Explorer Passes make an ideal welcome gift for wedding guests.
May 30, 2013
Starting June 1, 2013, Smart Destinations customers can visit the brand-new SeaWorld Park Aquatica with the Go Select San Diego Pass.
May 24, 2013
Smart Destinations customers will soon be able to visit the brand-new SeaWorld Orlando experience, “Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin™,” with the Go Orlando Cards and Go Select Orlando Passes
May 22, 2013
Smart Destinations is offering a special Memorial Day sale on Go City Cards and Explorer Passes beginning today. Travelers can enjoy the top attractions and activities in 9 major cities when using the multi-attraction admission passes.
May 21, 2013
Smart Destinations announces expanded summer hours at their Top 5 New York City cruises travelers can now enjoy with their New York Explorer Pass and the Go Select New York Pass.
May 16, 2013
Smart Destinations is pleased to announce the addition of three brand-new walking tours to its New York program.
May 15, 2013
Go Select Orlando Packages offer bundled attractions based on a common theme or interest. Travelers now have more ways to visit SeaWorld and other popular attractions with the new Go Select Orlando Packages.
May 14, 2013
Smart Destinations offers Go Oahu Card holders access to popular attractions.
May 10, 2013
New York Explorer Pass and Go Select New York Pass Visitors Have Access to Met Events
May 8, 2013
Smart Destinations, the leading provider of multi-attraction passes to more than 400 of the nation’s top sightseeing attractions, today announced its upcoming Mother’s Day Sale on its Go City Cards and Explorer Passes.
May 7, 2013
Expanded tour schedules allow Smart Destinations customers the convenience of taking two of the most popular tours in Chicago any day of the week.
May 2, 2013
Go Los Angeles Card and Go Select Pass users to enjoy expanded tour availability at major production studio. Smart Destinations customers can now see more using their multi-attraction passes during the weekend.
May 1, 2013
The Nation’s First LEGOLAND® Hotel at LEGOLAND® California Resort is Now Open!
April 23, 2013
Over 70,000 New York City Visitors Using the New York Explorer Pass Can Now Visit the 9/11 Tribute Center
April 4, 2013
Save up to 45% off Combined Gate Prices at 55 Major Attractions in New York City
April 2, 2013
Visit up to 48 Major Attractions in San Diego for One Low Price
March 29, 2013
Visit All Major Chicago Attractions and Save up to 55 Percent Off Gate Prices
March 14, 2013
Go Select mobile recognized as innovative tech solution by the mobile travel industry.
December 12, 2012
Looking for that unique last-minute travel gift for your special ones this holiday season? This year, in a season that’s all about giving from the heart, choose to give a gift that brings families and friends together.
July 16, 2012
Families Save More than 30% while visiting top attractions in New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco
July 10, 2012
Tens of Thousands of Smartphone Users Have Downloaded the Go Select Pass, Getting Instant Mobile Tickets (up to 40% off) for Top Attractions
June 26, 2012
Go Select Pass Delivers Discount Tickets (up to 40% off) for Top Attractions to Smartphones
June 19, 2012
Smart Destinations, the leading provider of multi-attraction passes to more than 400 of the nation’s top sightseeing attractions, today announced its “Sizzlin’ Summer Savings” Sale on its Go City Cards and Explorer Passes – just in time for the 4th of July.
April 4, 2012
SmartDestinations.com, home of the popular Go City cards, has been named one of the "Hottest Companies in Boston" for 2012.
March 12, 2012
Spring Breezes Blow in Big Savings on All the Best Attractions in Top US Travel Destinations
January 24, 2012
Guests Can Now Buy Go San Diego Attraction Cards at the Zoo and Safari Park Gate; Enter Now to Win a VIP Zoo Safari Park Experience for Four with Free Airfare, Hotel and 3-Day Go San Diego Cards Included.
December 6, 2011
Create Customized Admission Passes for the Nation’s Top Attractions to Turn Holiday Gifts into Unforgettable Travel Experiences; Facebook Fans Can Win Free Go City Cards; Take Up to 15% Off This Week on Select Go City Cards
November 28, 2011
November 28th Only, Get An Extra 20% Off Smart Destinations’ Already Super-Low Discounts For Attractions in Nine U.S. Cities from New York to Oahu; Use Anytime Over the Next Year
November 9, 2011
America’s Leading Provider of Multi-Attraction Passes Invites Visitors to Experience the Sights, Sounds and Magical Wonder of the Holidays from Boston to Oahu – at Incredible Savings
October 17, 2011
Now Through Oct. 31, Get Additional Savings with Exclusive Facebook-Only Deals on Go City Passes to See America’s Top Attractions; Win Free Passes with “Show Us Your Go” Photo Contest
October 5, 2011
Make the Most of a Long Weekend with up to 30% Off on the Most Popular Itineraries for Couples and Families; Create Your Own Passes for Must-See Attractions in 7 Major U.S. Cities
September 27, 2011
Now Through September 30, Save an Extra 10% to 15% on Smart Destinations’ Already-Discounted Go City Cards and Explorer Passes for Top Attractions in 11 Major U.S. Cities
September 20, 2011
Now Adults and Kids Can Tour Some of the Best Attractions in New York, Boston, Chicago and San Diego At Savings of Up to 28%
August 22, 2011
In Smart Destination’s Biggest Sale Ever, Save Additional 10% or 15% On Already-Low Discounted Go City Cards And Explorer Passes in 11 Major U.S. Destinations
August 16, 2011
Mobile Option for Company’s Go Select™ Pass Debuts in Four U.S. Cities; Paperless System Puts QR Codes for City Tourist Attractions on Smartphone, Ready for Scanning at Turnstile
July 27, 2011
10% Discount Extends Everyday Savings of Up to 55% On Attractions in 13 Smart Destination Cities; Sweepstakes Offers Free Pass Giveaways, Four-Day Vacation Grand Prize
July 13, 2011
Smart Destinations’ new summer pass offers families savings of $60 to $165 on admission to four top attractions, plus skip-the-line privileges
June 22, 2011
First-of-its-kind fully customizable attraction pass from Smart Destinations will now be available in nine of the most popular travel destinations in the nation
June 19, 2011
Sightseers save an additional 10% on attraction passes and benefit from skip-the-line privileges in 12 key summer destinations
May 3, 2011
Stay in Luxury and Explore the Best of San Francisco with One Convenient Pass
April 25, 2011
Capability Expands Distribution of Go City Cards and Enables Partners to Provide Exclusive, Branded Attraction Passes to Customers
April 6, 2011
Go City Cards deliver big savings and skip the line privileges – good news for value–minded families with young kids who hate to wait
March 23, 2011
Company Donates Portion of Every Sale to Support Give2Asia
March 2, 2011
Value Mindset Expands Beyond Hotel and Airline to Include Attractions and Activities
February 2, 2011
Company’s Go City Cards and Explorer Passes saved travelers more than $5 million on sightseeing and attractions
November 9, 2010
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations, the leading provider of attraction passes in North America, announces that a patent for its industry leading technology platform has been granted. This patented technology enables Smart Destinations’ products, such as the all-inclusive Go Card and flexible Explorer Pass to deliver value, convenience and personalization to suit customer and partner [...]
September 1, 2010
Boston, MA — The Field Museum, John Hancock Observatory, the Museum of Science and Industry, Shedd Aquarium, SkyDeck Chicago, and 20 more of Chicago’s top tourist draws have all come together on a new, customizable common ticketing platform. The new system allows visitors to Chicago to build a custom ticket that covers as many of [...]
August 18, 2010
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations, the company behind Go City Cards and Explorer Passes, announces the expansion of the Go Oahu Card with the addition of the Moanalua Golf Course. The 18-hole course is located less than 25 miles from Waikiki hotels and the Go Oahu Card offer includes a golf cart as well as [...]
August 3, 2010
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations, the company behind Go City Cards and Explorer Passes, announces their 4,000,000 visit using their pre-paid all access attraction passes. The visit was made at the San Diego Zoo using a Go San Diego Card. “We’ve only scratched the surface at overturning the way people purchase sight and attraction tickets,” said [...]
August 2, 2010
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations, the company behind Go City Cards and Explorer Passes, announces its new partnership with the Massachusetts Lodging Association to create the MLA Explorer Pass, designed exclusively for Massachusetts Lodging Association members. The MLA Explorer Pass gives hotel guests the choice of any one attraction from a list of Massachusetts’ top [...]
July 14, 2010
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations, the company behind Go City Cards and Explorer Passes, announces the expansion of its Custom Explorer Pass to San Francisco. This new product empowers travelers to San Francisco to choose exactly what attractions they want to see and have them built into a custom ticket that saves time and money. [...]
June 16, 2010
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations Inc., the company behind Go City Cards and Explorer Passes, announced that it recently closed on $3 Million in debt financing. The additional capital will help the company move forward with continued enhancements to its technology infrastructure for the planning, booking, and redemption of in-destination activities. “This is the last [...]
June 3, 2010
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations Inc. and Marriott Hotels of Boston have partnered to offer a great and affordable summer promotion. The “Summer in the City” package is designed to provide visitors a perfect weekend in Beantown. Included in the package are deluxe room accommodations, breakfast for two adults, two children ages 12 and under [...]
May 6, 2010
Boston, MA — June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Pride Month throughout the United States and Smart Destinations the company behind Go City Cards and Explorer Passes, has compiled a list of the top five pride celebrations, where travelers can get their pride on. This year many cities are celebrating the 40th anniversary of Pride Celebrations. [...]
May 4, 2010
Boston., MA – Smart Destinations is offering COMPLIMENTARY Go City Cards and/or Explorer Passes to all media attending Pow Wow. They work as a universal ticket, providing admission to the best museums, sights, and tours in 14 destinations. Just like our customers, we hope you will find them a handy way to see the sights if you are covering any of [...]
April 6, 2010
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations, the company behind Go City Cards and Explorer Passes, announces the launch of a unique new capability to help travelers see and do what they want for less. Using www.BulidYourOwnTicket.com, travelers to six top U.S. travel destinations can create their custom ticket to the museums, tours, and sights they plan [...]
March 24, 2010
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations, the company behind Go Cards and Explorer Passes, offers a half price Boston Duck Tour ticket to all Go Boston Card holders. Simply present a valid Go Boston Card and get a Duck Tour for only $16.28 for an adult ticket (regularly $32.57) or $11.00 for a child (regularly $22.05). [...]
March 10, 2010
Boston, Ma — Smart Destinations, the company behind Go City Cards and Explorer Passes, is partnering up with Southwest Airlines Vacations for the month of March to offer additional savings on 2 Day Go City Cards to Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Orlando, Miami, San Francisco, and Seattle. The sale will run for the month of [...]
February 22, 2010
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations, the company behind Go Cards and Explorer Passes, announces the addition of SeaWorld San Diego as part of the Go San Diego Card. One of the most popular marine-life parks in the world, SeaWorld will now be an included admission on 3, 5, and 7-day Go San Diego Cards. The [...]
February 1, 2010
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations, the company behind Go City Cards and Explorer Passes, announces a significant expansion of its Go Seattle Card offering. Starting in mid-February holders of the Go Seattle Card will get even more for the price of the card. Featured new partners include Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, with [...]
November 9, 2009
Boston, MA — This week at World Travel Market in London, Smart Destinations Inc, a leading US based attraction pass company will be unveiling 2 new consumer value passes for Orlando and Las Vegas. The Passes, both named EXPLORER PASS, allow visitors to the destinations to choose 3 or 4 attractions from a list of [...]
August 31, 2009
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations Inc., the fastest growing travel company on the Inc. 500, announced their 3,000,000 visit to an attraction using their pre-paid all access attraction passes. The visit occurred at Skydeck Chicago using Smart Destinations Go Chicago Card. Skydeck recently opened The Ledge, retractable glass-floored bays that extend over four feet outside the [...]
August 10, 2009
Boston, MA – Smart Destinations, the company behind Go Cards and Explorer Passes, announces an expansion of the NYC Explorer Pass to include a ten choice option. The NYC Explorer Pass offers the ultimate in convenience, cost savings and flexibility for visitors and locals alike. Customers choose three, five, seven–and now ten–attractions at a low, pre-paid [...]
May 13, 2009
Boston, MA – Smart Destinations, the company behind Go Cards and Explorer Passes, along with the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors bureau announces plans to promote Miami attractions to thousands of International buyers and travel media at TIA’s International POW WOW May 16th – 20th. The annual event draws over 1500 buyers from 70 countries and [...]
May 5, 2009
Boston, MA – Smart Destinations, the company behind Go Cards and Explorer Passes, announces the addition of the California Academy of Sciences as part of the Go San Francisco Card. After nine years of planning, four years of construction and $488 million, the new California Academy of Sciences recently opened its doors to the world. The [...]
April 29, 2009
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations Inc., the fastest growing travel company on the Inc. 500, marked their 2,500,000 visitor to an attraction using their pre-paid all access attraction passes. The visit occurred at Shedd Aquarium on April 21st. Located in Chicago Illinois, the Shedd is the nation’s top rated aquarium, and a popular attraction on [...]
April 14, 2009
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations, the company behind Go Cards and Explorer Passes, announces the addition of the Empire State Building Observatory as part of the NYC Explorer Pass. The newly-renovated visitor’s area at the Empire State Building Observatory is one of the most visited attractions for visitors to New York City and represents an [...]
February 2, 2009
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations Inc., the fastest growing travel company on the Inc. 500, today announced Terry Jones has joined its Board of Directors. The Travelocity Founder and Internet luminary brings decades of travel experience, deep technical understanding, and unique expertise on the confluence of travel and the Internet consumer. “You would be hard [...]
January 5, 2009
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations Inc. today announced Robert Hohman has joined its Board of Directors. As a former president of Hotwire.com and part of the founding team at Expedia Inc., Hohman brings a tremendous depth of knowledge and experience in travel, the Internet, and technology to the Board. “We are absolutely thrilled to welcome [...]
December 22, 2008
Additional Capital Supports Continued Expansion
December 9, 2008
Despite a Tough Year for Travel, Smart Destinations Comes in at #78
May 21, 2008
With Travel Costs on the Rise, Savvy Consumers Turn to Smart Destinations’ Go Cards and Explorer Passes to “Recession-Proof” their Summer Vacations
March 3, 2008
New York, NY — From Madison Square Garden to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, the New York City Explorer Pass features several of New York City’s best tourist attractions, allowing visitors to mix and match attractions and customize their vacation. With the addition of twelve exiting new attractions and the option of choosing 3, 5, or [...]
November 28, 2007
New York, NY – Travelers headed to New York City this holiday season have a new option for visiting New York City’s top tourist attractions. Created by Smart Destinations, the leading providers of technology-based travel products, the New York City Explorer Pass includes some of the city’s premiere attractions, including Top of the Rock™ Observation [...]
October 2, 2007
Boston, MA — From harvest festivals to haunted happenings, Massachusetts is home to numerous fall traditions that attract visitors from all over the world. To celebrate the arrival of fall in New England, Smart Destinations, creators of the popular Go Boston TM Card, are offering 15% off now through October 11. Other web exclusive savings [...]
July 31, 2007
Miami, FL — This summer, visitors to Miami have a new way to see the city’s top attractions from Miami Seaquarium to the Island Queen Millionaire’s Row Cruise. The Miami Explorer Pass lets customers choose any three top attractions from a list of nine and visit each one once during a 30 day period. Miami [...]
July 17, 2007
New York, NY — With the addition of a popular new attraction and exclusive savings offers, the New York City Explorer Pass is now an even smarter option for those visiting the Big Apple. The smartcard attraction pass, which Smart Destinations launched in April 2007, recently added Ripley’s Believe it or Not! in Times Square [...]
July 17, 2007
Orlando, FL — With the release of the Orlando Explorer Pass, visitors to Orlando have a new option for saving on popular Orlando attractions including Gatorland, Wonderworks, Ripley’s Believe it or Not and more. By purchasing an Explorer Pass, customers save time and money over walk-up ticket prices and enjoy the convenience of having up [...]
July 9, 2007
Boston, MA — Smart Destinations marked their one millionth attraction visitor with a surprise celebration at Beantown Trolley last Friday. Sharon and Peter Jenkins with son Martin used a Go Boston™ Card for a 2 day Beantown Trolley Pass and became Smart Destinations’ one millionth attraction visitors. Co-Founders of Smart Destinations Kevin McLaughlin and Cecilia [...]
July 2, 2007
San Diego, CA — Go San Diego Card, the smartcard attraction pass, is kicking off the summer by expanding its roster of over 55 premier attractions and giving travelers to the San Diego area even more convenience and choice during their visit. New additions include admission to the USS Midway Museum, Hotel Del Walking Tour [...]
June 15, 2007
Chicago, IL — Those traveling to the “Windy City” this summer will have a new option for catching Chicago’s best attractions from the Sears Tower Skydeck to Navy Pier. Chicago Explorer Pass is available for sale following the resounding success of the sister product known as the Go Chicago™ Card. The Explorer Pass is the [...]
June 1, 2007
San Francisco, CA — From the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art to the Aquarium of the Bay, visitors to San Francisco have a new way to see the city’s top attractions. The San Francisco Explorer Pass lets customers choose three or five from a list of nine popular attractions and visit each attraction once [...]
May 15, 2007
Boston, MA — Just in time for millions of tourists to descend on Boston for the summer travel season, visitors have a new option for catching the city’s best attractions, from the Freedom Trail to Museum of Fine Arts to the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. Boston Explorer Pass is now available following the [...]
April 2, 2007
April 2, 2007 — Just in time for millions of tourists to descend on New York for the busy summer travel season, visitors will have a new option for catching the city’s premier attractions, from The Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Top of the Rock™ Observation Deck. New York City Explorer Pass opens for [...]