|Stratford Shakespeare Festival|
Consumers now have three ways to discover one of Canada’s top cultural and sightseeing destinations as selected by TripAdvisor – on the Web, through our mobile Web Site and with a free downloadable APP for BlackBerry, iPhone and Android smartphone platforms.
People can plan for a Stratford getaway ahead of time on the Web as well as use their smartphones to search for the latest information while on the go for things to see and do including concerts, festivals, attractions, places to stay, shop and dine. We even offer 13 suggested themed itineraries designed around specific interests such “I like art” to “I like budget travel”. With over 80 places to stay ranging from hotels to inns to bed and breakfasts and a host of dining spots arranged in 7 categories including Gourmet Grazing and Café Society.
The APP is available on iTunes, BlackBerry App World and Android Market and contains features such as augmented reality pointing out the sites in real time from where you are; search for places nearby and create personal itineraries. Share your Stratford experiences with friends on Facebook, Twitter and Flickr.
The early reviews are positive with Stella Yu from FoodJunkieChronicles.com saying, “...you must check out Stratford's newly released App! I played around with it for awhile and found it extremely user-friendly and informative. I think it's a very helpful guide for seeing what's there to do in Stratford, and once you decide on what to do, the app also helps with route planning.”
The new APP joins our existing Web Site, as well as, one specifically designed for mobile smartphones, with our own YouTube Channel, Twitter accounts and Facebook friends. These new additions strengthen the position of Stratford as a Top 7 Intelligent Community and give Stratford a friendly welcoming face in the virtual world.
Interested visitors can download the APP free of charge at the following places:
BlackBerry Desktop Manager: http://i.discoveranywheremobile.com/partners/stratford/420/DesktopManager_or_BES/DAMStratford.zip
BlackBerry OTA (click to install): http://i.discoveranywheremobile.com/partners/stratford/420/OTA/DAMStratford.jad
The Stratford Tourism Alliance is a 250 member strong tourism destination marketing organization responsible for marketing Stratford, Ontario, Canada as a cultural tourism destination. For more information, and a list of Stratford Tourism Alliance contacts, visit www.visitstratford.ca Call 519.271.5140 or 1.800.561.7926, or visit us at Stratford Tourism Alliance, 47 Downie Street, Stratford.