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With Tiqets’ Free and Bespoke Virtual Valentine Date Experiences From Around the World

Tiqets, the innovative online ticketing platform for museums and attractions, has launched a campaign to ‘Save the Date’ this Valentine’s weekend. A series of free, virtual romantic experiences from around the world, which have been curated specifically for Tiqets and cannot be found anywhere else. The exclusive line-up includes a live sunset gondola ride through Venice – a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience this iconic tour with a local gondolier and without the crowds.

Rescue romance with an unforgettable Valentine’s date at home. On Friday 12 February, Tiqets will offer a series of new and free online experiences to give people a chance to enjoy exclusive experiences in their own homes. As the most romantic day of the year approaches and lockdowns around the world remain place, it can be difficult to plan a romantic Valentine’s date while stuck at home. Whether people are looking for romance, hosting a virtual ‘galentine’s’ night or celebrating by themselves, it’s perfectly possible to ‘Save the Date’ this Valentine’s weekend.

Save the Date: Free Valentine’s Experiences Curated Especially for Tiqets:

February 12, 15:00 (GMT) A virtual stroll through the Palace of Pena, Portugal
Embark on a guided virtual stroll through the corridors of Europe’s most romantic palace and discover the two epic love stories behind the doors of the Palace of Pena.

February 12, 16:15 (GMT) Take a sunset gondola ride with Venice City Tours, Italy
Delight in a romantic sunset gondola ride along Venice’s grand canal with a local gondolier sharing the city’s most famous love stories.

February 12, 18:00 (GMT) Meet the penguins at Aquarium of the Pacific, USA
Meet the penguins at the Aquarium of the Pacific and learn all about these amazing birds that form life-long pairs.

February 12, 19:00 (GMT) Uncover the love story at Gala Dalí Castle, Spain
Discover the inspiring love story of Salvador Dalí and Gala – his wife, without whom Dalí would have never become an icon of surrealist art.

February 12, 20:00 (GMT) Hear romantic New York tales from One World Observatory, USA

From how the building of the Brooklyn Bridge was saved by love to the infamous Times Square Kiss, the story of New York’s history features plenty of romance. Join One World Observatory for a view of the city and the love stories that make it so special.

Sign up here, or head to to participate in one or more of the above free and exclusive online experiences for an unforgettable date night at home. All registrants will receive the recording after the live event to view any time over Valentine’s weekend.

“Being part of this project is very thrilling and exciting because it allows us to give a sign of rebirth of tourism during this challenging period,” says Tommaso Storai from Venice City Tours.” I think that the romantic gondola ride will provide happiness to the people who look forward to starting to travel again. You won’t be disappointed. See you on the 12th February”.

Love in the time of Covid is tough. Couples have been separated, first dates are complicated, and date night options are limited”, says Luuc Elzinga, President at Tiqets. “But Valentine’s Day is still worth celebrating. We hope that these exclusive cultural experiences offer people more ways to love this Valentine’s.”

CitizenM is joining the mission to save Valentine’s Day by offering Tiqets’ Instagram followers the chance to win a romantic night for two at one of their hotels. To enter, visit the Tiqets Instagram account for further instructions.

About Tiqets

Tiqets’ mission is to make culture more accessible by making it easier for more people to discover more ways to culture. From the start in 2014, the company has connected millions of people to museums and attractions with instant, last-minute and mobile tickets. Tiqets works with both hidden gems and top museums and attractions all over the world.

The company is headquartered in Amsterdam and now employs 200 people worldwide, including in Amsterdam (HQ) as well as Seattle, Las Vegas, Orlando, Philadelphia, London, Copenhagen, Paris, Barcelona, Rome, Vienna, Bangkok, Tokyo and Osaka. More information can be found on