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Gatwick first UK airport recognised by Twitter for excellent customer service support

Gatwick first UK airport recognised by Twitter for excellent customer service support

Gatwick Airport’s efforts to keep passengers informed with up-to-the minute details during disruptive weather, flight delays and everyday airport activity has been recognised by Twitter. Gatwick is the first UK airport to be listed as a trusted news source with Twitter’s ‘blue tick’ of authority – a social media honour Twitter entitles to profiles to authenticate that a legitimate source is authoring Tweets.

10,000 Japanese travelers follow Hawaii-Arukikata Twitter

10,000 Japanese travelers follow Hawaii-Arukikata Twitter

10th Apr 2012 Press Release Travel Technology News

The Japanese language Twitter Account – Hawaii-Arukikata https://twitter.com/#!/hawaiiarukikata received its 10,000th Twitter follower – making it a significant social media personality in Japan for Hawaii. Hawaii-Arukikata posted its first Tweet on April 11, 2009, becoming the first in the travel industry to Tweet about Hawaii in Japanese.

Check your Virgin Atlantic flight status via Twitter

Check your Virgin Atlantic flight status via Twitter

14th Nov 2011 Press Release Airline News Travel Technology News

Tech-savvy travellers can now check their flight status via Twitter with the new “tweet bot” service launched by Virgin Atlantic. The “tweet bot” @VAAInfo, a first for any airline takes a customer query about a flight status and tweets back within seconds giving real-time flight departure and arrival information.

Twitter chief executive to stand down

Twitter chief executive to stand down

5th Oct 2010 Travel Technology News

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams has confirmed he will step down from his role as chief executive of the company. In a move revealed on his personal Twitter feed, Williams said the decision was designed to allow him to focus on ways of making the social networking service more profitable.

Twitter ban lifted by Carnival Cruises

Twitter ban lifted by Carnival Cruises

5th Mar 2010 Press Release Cruise News

Carnival Cruise Lines has reversed a rule that sought to prevent travel agents from mentioning the company’s name or its trademarks on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.