“Additionally, research indicates that 85% of travelers use their mobile phone for information during their trip and 58% use it before leaving home as a planning tool, according to travel2dotO.com,” said Sally Derrick, WCCVB Marketing Director.
(PRWEB) May 19, 2011
The Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) has launched a mobile version of http://www.ohioslargestplayground.com to capitalize on the increased use of mobile devices for travel.
“The U.S. has approximately 303 million mobile phone users, or 96% of the U.S. population (up from 38% ten years ago) according to CTIA, an industry organization that represents mobile operators,” said Sally Derrick, WCCVB marketing director. “Additionally, research indicates that 85% of travelers use their mobile phone for information during their trip and 58% use it before leaving home as a planning tool, according to travel2dotO.com.”
Visitors who access http://www.ohioslargestplayground.com on their mobile phone will be directed to a streamlined version of the already popular travel website, where they will have access to a host of features such as Google Map integration (directions to/from any listing on the site), click-to-call functionality for all phone numbers, a searchable database of accommodations, attractions, shopping and dining listings and more.
The site is designed for mobile device users who are planning a trip to Warren County and for visitors during their stay. Planning tools such as suggested trip itineraries, the ability to sort accommodations and attractions by area or type and a calendar of events will help visitors make informed trip decisions.
The mobile site’s weather feed, mobile coupons and Google directions to accommodations and attractions will help to enhance a visitor’s experience during their vacation in Warren County.
The site was developed by mobiManage, one of the leading providers of mobile development and application services. http://www.mobimanage.com
For more information about Warren County, Ohio’s Largest Playground, visit ohioslargestplayground.com, Twitter (@WarrenCountyOH) or Facebook.
Warren County is in Southwest Ohio, just minutes north of Cincinnati, and within a day’s drive of 60% of the US population.
About the Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau:
Warren County is Ohio’s Largest Playground! With easy access from Interstates 71 and 75, visitors to Warren County can enjoy more activities within a 30-mile radius than anywhere else in Ohio.
The Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a progressive destination marketing organization committed to economic growth by increasing overnight and year-round visitors.
Tourism is the leading industry in Warren County. The 7.5 million yearly visitors drive an economic impact of $863 million and 10,510 tourism-related jobs.
For additional information, visit http://www.ohioslargestplayground.com or call 800-433-1072.