Kimpton Pet-Friendly Hotels Now Offer Dog Walking Services
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If you enjoy traveling with your dog, you already know the unique challenges it presents. Primarily, first you have to find a good hotel that is pet-friendly, and then there’s the constant worry of your buddy when you’re away from the hotel for a while.
Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, part of the IHG Hotels & Resorts Luxury & Lifestyle Collection, is about to make traveling easier for you and your dog. That’s because Kimpton just announced an exclusive partnership with Stir!a mobile platform that connects pet owners with professional caregivers so they can plan pet sitting and walking, as well as boarding.
“You’re going to want to sit and stay for this news,” Kimpton announced on Twitter. “We’ve officially partnered with @WagWalking to make traveling with your very good boy/girl so much easier! So go ahead, bring your best friend.
To celebrate the partnership, KimptonXWag! will even offer 1,000 complimentary 20-minute services – either walks or tours – to guests staying at any of Kimpton’s participating properties.
“With the emergence of remote working, customers are used to spending more time with their pets, so it’s no surprise that as travel resumes, our customers are choosing to bring their pets along. company with them”, Kathleen Reidenbach, CCO at Kimpton, said in a press release. “We understand how difficult it is to leave pets behind, so we’re delighted that this partnership with Wag! will relieve some of the stress for our customers, allowing them to get the most out of their travels while staying safe. ensuring their furry family members are well taken care of on the road or at home.
The new partnership
Kimpton has always been committed to providing a pet-friendly experience for customers and their pets. In fact, this tradition dates back to the founding of the company in 1981, when founder Bill Kimpton often took his dog to work.
In addition to giving free Wag! services, while they last, Kimpton will also offer customers access to a free month of Wag! Prime. This means that participating customers will receive 10% off each pet service booked, as well as 24/7 access to advice from accredited veterinary professionals.
“We are thrilled to partner with Kimpton Hotels to make it easier than ever for guests to take care of their pets while traveling,” Garrett Smallwood, CEO of Wag!, said in a press release. “So much the Wag!” and Kimpton teams live by the adage that “pets are part of the family,” and we know Kimpton pet parents feel the same way. With access to 24/7 veterinary advice during your stay and support from local carers through this partnership, Kimpton guests can have a stress-free vacation knowing Kimpton and Wag! all of their pet’s needs are covered.
Finally, to mark the beginning of the partnership, KimptonXWag! also offers a limited-edition dog bathrobe, inspired by Kimpton’s own bathrobes. You can learn more about buying the dresses here.
Since Kimpton has always been pet-friendly, it stands to reason that it offers a number of pet-friendly amenities.
For example, Kimpton will lend pet owners pet beds, water bowls, and mats. Kimpton hotels can also provide a list of nearby restaurants, parks, groomers and pet shops, as well as door hangers to let other guests and hotel staff know that a cat, dog or pet is in the room.
Kimpton customers can redeem one of 1,000 free rides from Wag! by asking on Twitter or Instagram for a one-time personalized discount code. Of course, reception staff are also available to assist guests in accessing Wag! Premium for setting up a Wag! A service.
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