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Southwest Airlines reaches three million Facebook fans

Southwest Airlines reaches three million Facebook fans

7 August 2012 Press Release Airline News Travel Technology News

The LUV airline is easy to LIKE!  Southwest Airlines is celebrating the Three Million Fan milestone with a special discount offer and a signature “concept” plane dedicated to our fans! Southwest Airlines was the first airline to reach a million Facebook Fans back in 2010, and now is the first airline worldwide to amass three million Facebook Fans!

Facebook app from Lufthansa offers insider travel tips

Facebook app from Lufthansa offers insider travel tips

13 July 2012 Press Release Airline News Travel Technology News

With the new SceneSpotter app from Lufthansa, travelers can now explore Europe off the beaten path. Locals and insiders are offering their personal travel tips for over 20 of Lufthansa’s European destinations via the SceneSpotter app on Facebook. It gives travelers in Europe information about interesting sights, culinary highlights and nightlife that can’t be found in any travel guide.

Emirates launches Facebook page

Emirates launches Facebook page

19 April 2012 Airline News

As part of its “Hello Tomorrow” campaign, Emirates Airline has launched an official Facebook page which enables fans to apply for jobs, find out about sponsorships and learn about the history of the carrier.

Facebook most searched for brand of 2011

Facebook most searched for brand of 2011

1 April 2012 Press Release Travel Technology News

Facebook was the subject of the most searches for brands in the U.K. during 2011, according to data from Experian Hitwise. The social network was also responsible for three of the 10 most-searched-for terms in the U.K.: Facebook, Facebook login, and FB.

Facebook’s new social travel app

Facebook’s new social travel app

12 February 2012 Press Release Travel Technology News

Facebook’s Timeline, launched last September, allow people to tell the story of their lives, from past to future. What kind of music they listen to, what movies they watch and now, where they travel to. Wipolo introduces a “new kind” of social app. Bringing the “travel dimension” to Facebook, it allows people to discover and explore amazing new destinations around the world through - and with - their friends.

Google increases marketshare of UK searches

Google increases marketshare of UK searches

27 December 2011 Travel Technology News

Figures from Experian-operated Hitwise revealed increased market share for Google, Yahoo! and Ask in November, while in social media MySpace dropped out of the top ten social networks and was replaced by Stumble Upon. Google Sites maintained their dominance of the search market in November with a slight increase of 0.05 per cent market share of total UK Internet searches.

Orbitz in Facebook holiday giveaway

Orbitz in Facebook holiday giveaway

2 December 2011 Travel Technology News

Orbitz Facebook fans are being given the chance to recognize individuals who make the world a better place with the gift of travel through the Orbitz “Gift It Forward” contest on Facebook which allows Orbitz Facebook fans to nominate a deserving neighbor, co-worker, family member, or friend for a luxury vacation to Mexico.