WASHINGTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For fourteen markets worldwide, April showers bring with them much more than just May flowers: they bring the sights and sounds of handpicked family experiences as LivingSocial Family Edition springs into their neighborhood.
Beginning today, LivingSocial — the online source for handpicked experiences at a value — is now offering family-friendly experiences via its popular LivingSocial Family Edition to the following 14 new regions in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom:
- United States: Hartford, CT; Columbia, SC; Philadelphia's Western Suburbs; South New Jersey; North Boston; South Boston; Uptown New York City; Downtown New York City; Bellevue/Eastside Suburbs, WA; San Antonio, TX; and Palm Beach, Fla.
- Canada: Montreal, Quebec Canada
- United Kingdom: Bristol; Leeds
This market expansion brings LivingSocial Family Edition to a total of 58 markets across four countries.
"With warmer weather brings the desire for family outings. LivingSocial Family Edition helps parents and kids become tourists in their own city by offering family-centric activities at a great value," says Tim O'Shaughnessy, CEO of LivingSocial. "This recent expansion gives even more parents around the globe the opportunity to spend quality time with their children this spring and all year through."
LivingSocial Family Edition launched in September 2010 offering kid-friendly activities and mom- and dad-approved deals at an amazing LivingSocial value. In order to identify the best local attractions in each market served, the company offers a team of dedicated, on-the-ground area experts who identify and work directly with business owners to develop offers that are consumer friendly and merchant attractive.
Cashing in on LivingSocial Family Edition deals is easy: the site offers a new promotion each week, announced through its website, targeted email blast and mobile applications on the iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Live for up to one week, the deal is available to anyone who clicks on it. Additionally, LivingSocial's unique referral model gives users their Family Edition deal for free if they refer three friends who also participate. For a full list of LivingSocial cities or to subscribe to LivingSocial go to livingsocial.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/livingsocial, or join us on Facebook at facebook.com/livingsocial.
LivingSocial adds surprise to every calendar with handpicked daily deals you can share with friends. Members enjoy at least 50% off on the coolest, local experiences. Local business owners get an easy and cost effective marketing tool to attract new, loyal customers. In 2010, one of the fastest growing companies in the space expanded with LivingSocial Escapes offering a "vacation in a box" for easy weekend trips at great value. Based in Washington, DC, the international brand and has saved nearly 28 million subscribers more than half a billion dollars in more than 250 markets worldwide.