TalkHotels is a new online community specifically for those working in the hotel space. It is completely free, and serves to allow hospitality professionals to find products and services, along with valuable reviews from their peers; interact with other hoteliers throughout the world; and take part in key industry conversations.
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Many airlines are now on Twitter and have pretty substantial followings. Travel 2.0 put together an infographic that provides great incite regarding how airlines are using the service.
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Le Parc Suite Hotel is holding a contest via Facebook to appoint a “Director of Pet Relations,” the dog that will receive featured placement on Le Parc’s Pet Friendly and Pet Policy Pages.
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RoomKey.com is a new search engine exclusively for hotels. A team of experienced hospitality management professionals have partnered with several major hotel brands to provide this new, unique search-and-booking experience.
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The Good Night Foundation is a non-profit organization that partners with leading hoteliers to raise money to support local and global programs. Since the organization began in 2008, The Good Night Foundation has raised over $367,000.
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One of the factors that makes Foursquare appealing is that it rewards users with badges for checking into places. Last week, Foursquare unveiled city badges.
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The Flip Flop Bistro is a casual dining truck at Sea Island that serves fresh, eclectic and delicious seasonal fare. They provide high-quality, portable meals in a casual, open-air, and ever-changing environment.
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EyeforTravel recently surveyed over 500 Asia Pacific (APAC) travel brands about their implementation of social media. 68% have deployed mobile and social media initiatives but are unsure how to “define, achieve and measure success.”
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Delta Airlines has implemented a system for travelers to track their checked baggage via the airline carrier’s iPhone app, allowing guests to monitor the whereabouts of their luggage at all times.
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Mobile Meteor just debuted a new product designed specifically for inns, Show Me Inn. Show Me Inn is a web application that seamlessly transforms an inn’s website into a mobile-friendly version, allowing customers to easily see rooms, learn about the area and contact the inn to make a reservation.
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Virgin America has teamed up with American Express for a new Facebook promotion. Through October 20, fans are invited to “elevate your seat” for a chance to win first-class seats and daily prizes.
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In 2010, the Vacation Rental Industry generated over $85 billion in revenue. As a result, Joe Stradinger founded JoeOptions as a means of organizing the vacation rental industry around people. In fact, the company is a social marketing platform in itself.
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