SmartDestinations.com, home of the popular Go City cards, has been named one of the "Hottest Companies in Boston" for 2012.
April 4, 2012
Boston, MA — SmartDestinations.com, home of the popular Go City cards that give travelers exclusive savings and access to more than 500 of the nation’s most popular museums, tours and fun activities, has been named one of the “Hottest Companies in Boston” for 2012.
“Given the resurgent start-up community and energy in Boston, it’s great to be recognized as a growing company delivering real results and revenue alongside others in the area,’ said CMO Brian Carr. “Not only are we delivering consistent growth and results, but our the savings customers love and simplicity of using our Go City cards or building their own custom passes with Go Select Passes.”
Smart Destinations.com is among 60 hot companies chosen from among almost 2,000 Boston companies by Lead411.com, which researched venture capital fundings, public news events, company launches, new office openings, customer press releases. Other companies on the list included HubSpot, Care.com, Gather and Demandware.
“This is our 3rd Boston award. We are pleased with the recognition the Award has received over the past few years,” said Tom Blue, CEO of Lead411, “and we are very proud of the respected list of companies for the 2012 winners.”
How the Winners were Chosen
First, all companies must be in either the Software, Wireless, Internet, Hardware, or Media industry and be a privately held organization, and be within Boston, Massachusetts. From there, each company must meet one or more of the following requirements;
** 100% increase in revenues over the past 2 years; OR
** Over $2M in funding in the past 2 years;
Smart Destinations provides the only multi-attraction passes that maximize the fun, savings and convenience of sightseeing with flexible purchase options for every type of traveler. Available online and at walk-up retail outlets, Smart Destinations passes, including Go City Cards, Go Explorer and Go Select, provide admission to more than 500 attractions across 13 North American destinations, including New York, Orlando, San Diego, Chicago and Oahu. All passes come with valuable extras, including the ability to skip the line at select attractions and comprehensive city guides that offer insider tips and bonus discounts on shopping and dining. Smart Destinations passes leverage the company’s patented technology and the industry’s largest network of attraction partners to save consumers up to 55% compared to purchasing individual tickets. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA. For more information, visit www.smartdestinations.com.
Lead411 provides information, news, and research about U.S. companies and their executives. Founded in 2001, its goal has been to focus on quality corporate data that is valid and useful rather than producing as many company records as possible. In addition, Lead411 tracks company news in order to alert its customers about venture financing, new hires, hiring plans, etc. Customers include Gartner, Administaff and ADP.