Escape rooms are gaining popularity at a fast rate around the world. The gist of the game is that players are locked in a room or an apartment and using the clues provided they have to solve a complex puzzle in order to get out. The games center around various themes and usually have some type of a storyline that makes the whole experience coherent and more realistic. Some of them are inspired by horror movies and in addition to interesting riddles offer a plot that will attract those who love to be scared. Others might enjoy stepping into the shoes of a detective for a short period to solve a mystery.
In 2017, the number of estimated escape rooms worldwide was 8,000 and it kept growing quickly. In most large cities there are multiple options for those who want to enjoy this form of entertainment. To make the process of choosing and reserving the escape rooms easier, booking websites started to emerge. In the globalized world, local products are often enjoyed by those from outside the city or even country. As transportation became cheaper and more efficient people started to travel a lot more often and booking websites facilitate many processes for such travelers. Now they are also able to book escape rooms using such websites.
Nowescape is a new website that allows players to search for escape rooms. “Nowescape brings escape room operators and escape room players together in a single online marketplace. Nowescape platform offers a one-stop shopping destination for escape room enthusiasts around the world,” – says the company’s website.
When you open the website, you simply have to enter the location where you want the escape room to be located, the dates for which you want to reserve it and the number of players that will be participating in the game. Once you enter the search parameters, the website will show the list of escape rooms that match. For each escape room, the website also provides a schedule of availability and prices. Furthermore, for the convenience of the player, there is an indicator of the difficulty of the game as well as the number of players and the duration. The website also assigns a rating to each game. “If you’re an escape game player, explore Nowescape to not only find and compare escape rooms, but book your next adventure once you’ve made your choice,” – the company advertises.
Nowescape can be used by escape room operators as well as the potential players. The company certainly adds quite some value to the business sector that has been known as quite lucrative. Those who want to list their rooms on the website can create accounts and follow the standard procedures. Although there are no monthly fees for listing the rooms, the company does take a commission off of the transactions that occur through the website. Nevertheless, such services increase the number of potential customers that can be reached by the escape room operators significantly. “If you’re an escape game operator, add your rooms to Nowescape’s booking platform and enjoy the refreshing simplicity of a booking system designed exclusively for the escape room industry,” – the company tells its potential partners.