Canadian Tourism Group Launches Twitter Vending Machine

June 25, 2015

Edmonton Tourism in Alberta, Canada, has launched a Twitter-activated vending machine, the company reported in a news release. Edmonton Tourism's Twitter vending machine will hit the open road to Fort McMurray and Saskatoon this summer, enticing visitors to tweet and win one of many great prizes including hotel stays, gift cards, attractions passes and more.

"This is a great opportunity for us to reach visitors in neighboring cities to encourage them to make a trip to Edmonton this summer," says Maggie Davison, vice president of Edmonton Tourism. "Our team has worked closely with all of our tourism businesses and they've shown us tremendous support by offering prizes to fill the vending machine," says Davison. "We are fortunate to have such a great tourism community and we get excited about opportunities to show visitors our authentic and unique experiences."