WAYN.com partners with Skyscanner to offer flights to users
WAYN.com, the social travel network, has partnered with leading global travel search engine, Skyscanner, to offer flights search to its users. The new partnership will offer WAYN.com users a comprehensive tool to compare and book flights, giving them the benefit of Skyscanner’s global reach and helping them search through thousands of flight connections to find the very best flight deals.
WAYN reveals South African travel connection
WAYN.com has revealed today the extent of its partnership with South Africa Tourism. Over the last six years, and further various digital marketing initiatives on the WAYN platform, over 280,000 users added a trip to South Africa. Further research and user profile data confirmed circa $600 on tourism activities per traveller over a six days average stay, excluding air travel.
Wayn.com signs strategic partnership with Booking.com
Wayn.com has signed a strategic partnership with Booking.com, the world’s leader in booking accommodations online. The deal will enable Wayn.com to offer the most comprehensive accommodation search service for its 22.7 million plus members and will be accessible here. According to Jerome Touze, Wayn co-founder: “Providing a hotel search option to WAYN members is a logical step for us.
WAYN picks up latest World Travel Award
WAYN, the largest travel and lifestyle social media platform in the world, has won World’s Leading Travel Social Network at the World Travel Awards 2013, which is known as “the Oscars of the travel industry”. The awards were held at a gala ceremony in Doha, Qatar this year, where WAYN beat off competition from the other nominees Couchsurfing, Dopplr, Gogobot, Minube, TripIt, Tripping, Trippy, tripwolf and VirtualTourist.
WAYN launches search for top island destination
WAYN has launched a global campaign to discover the number one island destination in the world. The site’s 21 million members will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite over a period of two weeks.
WAYN joins with CONTENTed for sports programme
WAYN has formed a talent deal with CONTENTed digital media to carry sports and entertainment programming across its network. The innovative deal means WAYN will now have a number of programming and talent initiatives based around major events and their geographical destinations presented by famous celebrities.
WAYN VIP Club goes live
WAYN has launched a new VIP offering for its members with hundreds of exciting and exclusive travel deals worldwide. The WAYN VIP Club will allow members privileged access to travel and lifestyle benefits with hand-picked offers from around the world on airlines, nightclubs, technology, insurance, hotels and car hire.
Top appointments as WAYN continues to grow
WAYN has announced the recruitment of Kai Herzberger, previously chief marketing officer at DailyDeals, a member of the Google Family, to head up operations as chief operating officer. The company has also employed Ben Andrews, previously global product manager at Yahoo! Answers, as director of product management.
WAYN reveals dream destinations for travellers
WAYN has revealed the top seven dream destinations in the world as chosen by its 21 million users worldwide. The destinations will fight it out for pole position in a user vote this month.
Global travel habits are changing says WAYN
A recent travel survey of over 38,000 members of leading travel social network, Where are you now? (WAYN), has revealed some interesting changes in how its users choose to travel.
Breaking Travel News interview: Peter Ward, founder, WAYN
Where Are You Know (WAYN) is one of the largest social networks many people have not heard of. Following a major redesign, and on the cusp of becoming a household name, co-founder Peter Ward sites down with Breaking Travel News to discuss what the future holds for the travel-led brand.
WAYN transforms its website and strengthens global position
WAYN, the world’s largest travel and lifestyle social network today goes live in its core markets, with a fresh new design interface and a complete transformation of the platform to enable its users to better discover where to go, what to do and who to meet.