Giant Tourism Vending Machine Dispenses Bikes, Surfboards & Kayaks [Video]

Giant Tourism Vending Machine Dispenses Bikes, Surfboards & Kayaks [Video]
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To promote British Columbia as a travel destination, its tourism board installed an over-sized device selling sporting gear in San Francisco.

Yi Chen
  • 31 may 2012


Tourism British Columbia installed a large, 14-foot tall vending machine in San Francisco that attracted passersby in Justin Herman Plaza. The vending machine didn’t dispense the usual snacks and beverages, but rather large gifts to promote British Columbia as a travel destination. Some of the items included a bicycle, inflatable kayak, surfboards, and giant postcards.

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