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Hotelied: Up To 50% Off Hotels Based on Your Social Media Presence

October 17, 2014

TPG Assistant Editor Melanie Wynne takes a look at a new, free hotel booking site called Hotelied that offers exclusive discounts to its members based on personal data such as their social media popularity, their travel-program loyalty, and more.  Billed as a “dating site for hotel stays,” a new members-only booking site called Hotelied claims to offer personalized savings on […]

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Save With American Express Twitter and Facebook Offers

September 2, 2014

American Express loves to engage with its customers on social media, and Amex cardholders can save a lot of money by taking advantage of the company’s ongoing promotions like Sync on Twitter and Like Link Love on Facebook. To take part in these deals, simply connect your Amex card with your Twitter or Facebook account, then follow the American Express Twitter feed or like […]

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Amex Offers $50 off Hilton and Free Night at Fairmont

June 3, 2014

American Express frequently runs promotions through its social media outlets (including Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare, and TripAdvisor). These promotions, known collectively as Amex Sync, typically involve statement credits for purchases made at various retailers and other businesses with an eligible Amex card, and require only an active Facebook or Twitter account and a few clicks to sign up. Amex is currently […]

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BarclayCard Makes Changes To How Participation Miles Are Earned In The Travel Community

April 15, 2014

About a month ago I reminded readers to check out the BarclayCard Arrival Travel Community where Arrival cardholders and non-cardholders can earn bonus miles for sharing their travel stories, photos and advice with other users. While the miles that non-cardholders earn are not as valuable as those earned by cardholders since they cannot be redeemed for […]

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Facebook Giveaway: 20,000 Miles to Celebrate 20,000 Facebook ‘Likes’!

March 21, 2014

Facebook is an amazing tool to connect with friends, share travel experiences, news, stories and more. We are able to stay in touch with our friends and loved ones across the world and virtually stay in each others lives, even from thousands of miles away! We are just on the cusp of reaching 20,000 fans […]

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Reminder: Posting a Travel Story to the Barclaycard Arrival Travel Community Earns You Miles

March 19, 2014

Last summer, Barclaycard launched an online travel community designed to allow Arrival cardholders to earn bonus miles for sharing their travel stories, photos and advice with other users. Non-cardholders were also invited participate though their miles aren’t as valuable as those earned by cardholders since they cannot be redeemed for travel purchase statement credits. However, both cardholders and non-cardholders […]

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Social Media Recap-News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

March 5, 2014

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. I’ll be combing through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and more to […]

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Social Media Travel Roundup – News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

February 26, 2014

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. Every week, Team TPG combs through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and […]

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Social Media Travel Roundup – News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

February 19, 2014

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. Every week, Team TPG combs through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and […]

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Social Media Travel Roundup – News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

February 12, 2014

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. Every week, Team TPG combs through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and […]

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Social Media Recap: News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

February 5, 2014

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. Every week, Team TPG combs through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and […]

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Social Media Recap: News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

January 29, 2014

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. I’ll be combing through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and more to […]

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Social Media Recap-News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

January 22, 2014

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. I’ll be combing through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and more to […]

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Social Media Recap – Top 2014 Travel Destinations, Olympics Travel Warnings, America’s Best Airports, Win an ANA Trip To Japan and More

January 15, 2014

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. I’ll be combing through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and more to […]

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Social Media Travel Roundup – News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

January 8, 2014

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. I’ll be combing through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and more to […]

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Social Media Travel Roundup – News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

January 1, 2014

With the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014, social media was positively atwitter (pardon the wordplay) with roundups, trend recaps and forecasts and a few fun contests, so we wanted to round up some of the more interesting news lately from some of our favorite outlets from the past week. I comb through […]

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Social Media Travel Roundup – News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More – Christmas Edition

December 25, 2013

It might be Christmas Day, but social media never stops – and there’s plenty of news, stories, promos, contests and more that are going on this holiday season, so check out our roundup. Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest […]

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Social Media Travel Roundup-News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

December 18, 2013

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. I’ll be combing through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and more to […]

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Starwood Launches Guest Instagram Galleries

December 11, 2013

I’m always saying that social media is becoming more and more important every day, especially when it comes to airline and hotel loyalty programs, which use channels like Facebook, Twitter and Intagram to get out the latest news, deals and promos to their most loyal customers. Today, Starwood has taken the next step in this […]

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Social Media Travel Roundup-News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

December 11, 2013

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. I’ll be combing through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and more to […]

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Social Media Travel Roundup-News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

December 4, 2013

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. I’ll be combing through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and more to […]

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Social Media Travel Roundup-News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

November 27, 2013

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. I’ll be combing through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and more to […]

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Saturday Recap: Win an iPad or trip to New Zealand, $100 Credit Towards Twitter Ads, Earn 4X The Hilton HHonors Points, And Much More

November 23, 2013

Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from this week: Win An iPad Mini From Wallaby Financial: You can win an iPad Mini with Retina Display for answering a quick, 15 question survey about Wallaby Financial that runs through November. Wallaby is a company that created an app that you can load with your […]

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Social Media Travel Roundup – News, Contests, Promos, Trends and More

November 20, 2013

Social media is increasingly becoming the method airlines, hotels, credit cards and consumers get in touch with one another about the latest news, deals and promotions. Here’s a look at the latest interesting trending topics and more on social media from the week. I’ll be combing through Facebook posts, Tweets, Instagram pics and more to […]

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