In case you can’t wait until you get home to log on and make people jealous of your recent jet-setting, waterparks may soon let friends see what you are up to from a variety of resort locations. Great Wolf Lodge, North America's largest family of indoor waterpark resorts, is the first to try this new technology that's a social media first for the industry.
Grand Mound is the first location to offer this service. Guests will be able to link radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology in their waterpark wristbands with their Facebook accounts to automatically share photos from photo-friendly Paw Posts throughout the resort. The Paw Post locations include the most popular photo opportunities throughout the resort, including the resort's signature Tipping Bucket as well as a full view of the of the waterpark from an elevated balcony inside the waterpark, the Great Clock Tower in the lobby, the statue of Sprinkles the Bear outside Bear Paw Sweets & Eats, and Pixi's Perch, part of the MagiQuest game.
These photos will then be immediately posted to the visitor’s wall. Users must manually de-tag themselves, though if you are going to the effort of getting the wristband, linking it to an account and scanning it at locations, chances are they are quite happy to showcase their holiday.