Tourism Industry News Expands to Include #Traveldeals from Twitter

29/07/2009 18:54

Schenectady, N.Y (PRNewswire / WorldTourismNews) - Following its tradition of digital democracy,, the only social voting travel deals platform on the web, is expanding its services to include travel deal tweets from Twitter.


"It's amazing with all the buzz surrounding Twitter that everyone isn't on Twitter but a recent Nielsen study shows that 60% of Twitter users abandon the service after one month. Some travel providers promote their best travel deals exclusively on Twitter such as the JetBlue Cheep deals," said Song. "We want to make sure travelers who come to our site find the best possible deals out there. If you aren't on Twitter or following the right Tweeple you may never know about these promotions," Song added.


The Twitter expansion is part of a strategy for to build a strong community and to become one of the best resources for consumers searching for travel deals. The site also allows anyone including travel providers to share deals at no cost and the travel community to vote on those deals.

About was launched in early June 2009. The travel based social media website gives providers a free platform to showcase their offerings including smaller travel providers who are often not found on larger OTA's. For more, please visit

For more information contact:

Melissa Hasan
Tel.: 518-441-3751


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