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Attention PokéMon Trainers: A New Booking Engine Displays PokéMon in Accommodations’ Range: If your desire to globetrot is as strong as your desire to catch ’em all, you’re in luck! Travel search engine AllTheRooms.com has added a feature to its website called PokéView that allows users to see various types of Pokémon Go characters nearby. [Frugal Travel Guy]
Letter from Australia: Pokemon On The Go: According to this New York Times article, “the website, which aims to function like the Google of accommodations searches, compiling all rooms available in a location from Couchsurfing and Airbnb accommodations to hotels and houseboats, also notes the proximity of stationary Poke “gyms” and “Poké stops,” places where players may spend more time”. [WIT]
Pokémon Go activity becomes another way to search for accommodations: So, eager to capture the (temporary?) mood of a Pokémon -playing world, accommodation metasearch engine AllTheRooms has created a specific channel and filter so that users can discover what figures are either located or nearby to a property. [Tnooz]
Playing Pokémon Go on the Road? A Website Can Help With Rooms: For travelers seeking to score some out-of-town Pokémon with the popular Pokémon Go game, the search engine Alltherooms.com has added a PokéView filter. Though the Pokémon critters tend to move around, using the filter during a room search shows the number of Pokémon within a radius of about 500 feet at the time of the search, specifying the type and number of Pokémon in that range. [The New York Times]
What does Pokemon Go mean for the travel industry?: But what makes Pokemon Go different from its predecessors is that it hasn’t created a virtual world entirely separate from the real world, it has created a virtual world overlaid atop the real world, and it has done so exceptionally well. [Tnooz]