The latest social news, launches and more from around the travel, tourism and hospitality industry in September 2013.
Wednesday 4 September 2013:
Sunday 1 September 2013:
- African OTA Travelstart surpasses 1 million Facebook fans across its markets. Nick Paul, Social Media Manager for Travelstart: “It’s now possible for users to sign up to Facebook without an email address, simply by using their mobile number, this has meant a lot of developing world shoppers are hearing about brands for the first time via Facebook."
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- Melia Hotels renews ReviewPro social media monitoring partnership. The new multi-year deal will see the chain continue to use ReviewPro's platform to listen and respond to coverage of the group across a string of social media channels. Melia operates 250 hotels in 39 countries worldwide.
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