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Published: Thursday March 20, 2014 MYT 6:00:00 AM
Updated: Thursday March 20, 2014 MYT 7:25:22 AM

Pin it to the map

Pinterest has added a Place Pin feature for holiday planning. - Photo from AFP

Pinterest has added a Place Pin feature for holiday planning. - Photo from AFP

Pinterest adds mapping feature for holidaymakers.

IN response to the popularity of vacation boards among Pinterest users, the content-sharing site has released a new feature that allows users to add a Place Pin to their favourite hotel or restaurant.

In addition to posting photos of the life-changing rabbit tagliatelle enjoyed at a family-owned restaurant in Italy, for example, users can also bookmark the location on a map for fellow users, which will show the address and contact information.

According to Pinterest, about 1.5 million places are pinned every day.

The new feature can also facilitate holiday planning among friends, Pinterest suggests, as users can collaborate on a group board by adding Place Pins to areas of interest.

Similarly, users can send a board with their favourite restaurants and destinations to friends.

Conde Nast Traveler has already added Place Pins to their Top 100 Hotels in the World board, as has the Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts for their Gastronomic Travel Board.

For more ideas and examples, visit www.pinterest.com/places/examples/. – AFP Relaxnews

Tags / Keywords: Travel, Lifestyle, Pinterest, mapping feature, Place Pin, vacation boards, favourite hotel, favourite restaurant

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