Wag! Survey Reveals 94% of Travelers Would Trade In Favorite Hotel Amenities for Pet-Friendly Accommodations
SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As peak summer travel season approaches, Wag!, the #1 mobile-first platform that connects pet parents with professional pet caregivers for boarding, sitting, walking, and drop-ins, surveyed pet parents nationwide to understand the obstacles they face when traveling with their four-legged family members. Between transit restrictions, hotel limitations, and narrowed dining options, there is stress abound for pet parents planning a trip.
Wag! polled 1,002 respondents and found that 70% of frequent travelers almost always seek out pet-friendly hotels, and 94% would trade away at least one common amenity - like a hotel bar - in exchange for more pet-friendly policies. The majority of respondents would even trade away concierge services and gym access.
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Wag! recently partnered with Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants to offer a bevy of pet-friendly benefits on-site - a first for a major hotel brand. "Wag!'s survey findings reinforce what we continue to hear from our guests – that meaningful pet offerings and amenities are more important than ever for pet parents," said Kathleen Reidenbach, Chief Commercial Officer at Kimpton. "At Kimpton, we are proud of our best-in-class pet amenities, which now include on-property and at-home walks and drop-ins through our partnership with Wag!"
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