For starters, KimptonXWag! will offer 1,000 free 20-minute services (walks or self-guided tours) to guests staying at any of Kimpton’s participating properties. Additionally, Kimpton customers will have access to a free month of Wag! Premium with every stay. With Wag! Premium customers get a 10% discount on every pet service booked, waived booking fees and 24/7 access to advice from licensed veterinary professionals for added peace of mind of mind, whether they’re taking their pet with them on the road or scheduling pet services while they’re away. Kimpton also prides itself on providing best in class benefits and perks to its employees and as a result, all Kimpton employees will receive a Wag! Premium membership and access to redeem one of 1,000 free rides, while supplies last.
Travel with pets has increased steadily over the past two decades, with 45% of dog owners taking their puppy with them when traveling for at least two nights, according to a 2020 survey. increase in the number of people traveling with pets, as nearly one in five households report adopting a pet during COVID. Kimpton has always been committed to providing a pet-friendly experience for customers, and through this partnership with Wag!, the brand now provides customers with more offers and experiences that meet the changing needs of travelers from around the world. ‘today.
“With the emergence of remote working, customers are used to spending more time with their pets, so it’s no surprise that as travel resumes, our customers are choosing to bring their pets. company with them,” said Kathleen Reidenbach, Commercial Director at Kimpton. “We understand how difficult it is to leave pets behind, so we’re delighted that this partnership with Wag! will reduce stress for our customers, allowing them to get the most out of their travels while ensuring that their furry family members are well taken care of on the road or at home.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Kimpton Hotels to make it easier than ever for guests to take care of their pets while traveling,” said Garrett Smallwood, CEO of Wag!. “The Wag! and Kimpton teams live by the adage that ‘pets are family’, and we know parents of Kimpton pets feel the same way. With access to 24-hour veterinary advice and 7 days a week during your stay and support from local caregivers through this partnership Kimpton customers can have a stress-free vacation knowing that Kimpton and Wag! have all of their pet’s needs covered.”
To celebrate this partnership, KimptonXWag! also released a limited-edition dog robe with a stylish custom patch. These dog bathrobes are inspired by Kimpton’s beloved signature bathrobe collection. The limited edition KimptonXWag! dog dresses are available for purchase at www.kimptonstyle.com.
Kimpton Pet Policy + Amenities
Kimpton has been a pet-friendly boutique hotel brand since its founding in 1981 – even its founder, Bill Kimpton, would bring his dog, Chianti, to work knowing that dogs have the innate ability to lift their spirits. At all Kimptons, guests are welcome to bring their furry, feathered or scaly family member, regardless of size, weight or race, all at no additional cost. If a guest’s pet walks through the door, Kimpton welcomes it.
In addition to this Wag! partnership, Kimpton offers a variety of ongoing pet-friendly amenities, including lush in-room loaner pet beds, treats, water bowls, and mats; a concierge list of nearby restaurants, parks, groomers and pet shops; door hangers to alert other guests and hotel staff that a beloved cat, dog or other pet is in the room; courtesy kits; and more. Plus, at select properties, Pet Relations Managers are on hand to offer guests and their pals a warm welcome.
Kimpton customers can redeem one of 1,000 free rides (available while supplies last) by contacting @Kimpton on Twitter or Instagram for a one-time, personalized discount code. Front desk staff will also share information with guests on how to access Wag! Premium for setting up a Wag! service on site or at home.
For more information on the KimptonXWag! partnership visit Kimpton’s Pet page, check out this blog post and follow us on social media @Kimpton, @wag and #KimptonXWag!
ABOUT KIMPTON HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS
San FranciscoKimpton Hotels & Restaurants, based in Kimpton, is the premier boutique hotel company, pioneering the concept of unique, distinctive and forward-thinking hotels in United States in 1981. Rooted in unique experiences, Kimpton now operates more than 60 hotels and 80 restaurants, bars and lounges in urban areas, resort destinations and emerging markets around the world. United States, Canada, Europe, Caribbean and Greater China. Kimpton’s spaces and experiences are guest-centric, delivering inspiring design with forward-thinking flavors that nourish the soul. Every detail is carefully curated and artfully delivered, so customer experiences remain meaningful, unscripted, and ridiculously personal. In January 2015, Kimpton has become a member of the IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) family of hotel brands. For more information, visit www.KimptonHotels.com.
Stir! strives to be the #1 app for pet parents, providing access to 5-star dog walking, pet sitting, expert pet advice, companionship and training of local caregivers across the country. The community of Wag! has over 400,000 pet caregivers, and it shows. Making pet parents happy is what Wag! do the best. With safety and happiness at the forefront, animal caretakers with Wag! have a reliable track record with over 12.1 million pet care services performed by pet caregivers on the Wag! Platform and more $325 million total bookings in all 50 states, resulting in over 96% of services earning 5 stars. For more information, visit wag.co.
SOURCE Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants