Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) reported an integration with Viator, a TripAdvisor firm and the major resource for tours and activities globally, adding several latest local experiences to the company marketplace. The association brings over 4,000 Viator experiences, including attractions, events, tours and activities to firm’s local things to do inventory.
Brian Fields, the VP and GM, Things to Do, Groupon, expressed that they are excited to provide consumers seeking for something fun to perform in their local communities even increasing choices and convenience. This strategic association helps make company a must-visit site for remarkable experiences to make memories that continue for a lifetime.
For those seeking to have the perfect weekend on just about any budget, the company provides several contracts on the season’s leading activities, including contracts on family activities, events and tickets, outdoor fun and best deals of the week.
In unrelated news, LiftFund with the support of JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Groupon has established a relief fund to help small business impacted by Irma and Hurricanes Harvey. Small businesses make up more than 80% of a local economy’s vibrancy. The count of businesses affected by the hurricanes that have smashed the U.S. coasts is still unidentified, but the work to reconstruct communities is instant.
With a preliminary capital of $1.3 million, LiftFund’s hurricane relief fund will assist small businesses along the Florida and Texas Gulf Coast rebuild after the devastation resulted by the September hurricanes. The relief loan fund has touched capital of $1.3 million to offer a combination of offerings and support services.
Nataly Marks, the MD for JPMorgan Chase in Houston, expressed that for Houston to fully recover, their small businesses must continue to be robust engines of economic opportunity. JPMorgan Chase is delighted to stand with LiftFund, a leading micro lender with a robust track record and all the small operations seeking to reconstruct after Harvey.