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WAYN.com to offer flights search in partnership with SkyscannerFeb 4th
WAYN (Where Are You Now? Ltd), the largest travel and lifestyle-focused platform in the world with over 22 million members in 193 countries, has partnered with leading global travel search engine, Skyscanner, to offer flights search to its users.

WAYN.com users will be able to compare and book flights with the benefit of Skyscanner’s global reach. Users can search through thousands of flight connections to find the very best flight deals.

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Reunion Island Tourism tops the rankings for volcano watchingJan 27th
Ready to discover the top 7 volcanic destinations worldwide? Then you’ll want to make Reunion Island one of your tourist stops.

On January 15, Reunion Island was elected “first volcanic destination in the world” by travel community website WAYN, short for “Where are you now?” Other competing countries in the survey were Japan, Italy, and Iceland among others, which were neck on neck with Reunion.

Reunion Island is the first volcanic destination in the world according... See more
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PH cities in WAYN’s summer destinations listJan 20th
The cities of Makati and Bacolod are in the list of destinations picked out by travelers as the best summer destinations in the WAYN (Where Are You Now) site.

The list also invites travelers to visit the cities of Lisbon (Portugal), Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia), Stockholm (Sweden), Sharjah (United Arab Emirates), Budapest (Hungary), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Toulouse (France), Milan and Florence (Italy), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Zurich (Switzerland), Seoul (South Korea), Liverpool (England), ... See more
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From On-Demand Private Jets To Budget Hotel Networks: 90 Startups Changing How We TravelJan 12th
From unicorns like Airbnb and TuJia, to early-stage startups improving hotel booking and package tours, travel tech is a hot category.

Travel tech startups have been seeing considerable momentum, raising $5.2B in funding through 12/21/15. Startups in the travel tech space are making it easier to fly, tour, find lodging, and much more.

We used CB Insights data to identify 90 private companies in travel tech and mapped them according to the seven main categories where ... See more
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10 Lessons Learned From 10 Years in Social MediaOct 20th 2015
Peter Ward, Co-Founder and CEO at the world’s largest social travel network WAYN.com (Where Are You Now?) spoke at the Figaro Digital Travel, Leisure & Entertainment Seminar. He tells us what he’s learned during a decade on social media’s frontline

1. Start with a dream
But be flexible about how you’re going to achieve it.

2. Identify a clear problem to solve
“That sounds obvious but it’s amazing how often people don’t focus on this,” says W... See more
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WAYN: A SOCIAL NETWORK FOR TRAVELERSMay 19th 2015
WAYN is a social network connecting like-minded global travelers to share their experiences.

WAYN stands for “Where Are You Now?” The site was built for people who are constantly on the move, forced to answer that question. It’s one of the best ways for frequent travelers to stay in touch with friends and family, connect with each other, and learn about the places they’re going and want to visit. The site is designed like a standard social network, as users make profiles with pictures... See more
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Scaling a successful business session, with Pete WardApr 21st 2015
Stuart Griffith did a fireside interview with Pete Ward the co-founder & CEO of WAYN.com (Where Are You Now?) discussing how WAYN became the world’s largest social travel network with over 22 million members worldwide.

Pete Ward is co-founder & CEO ofWAYN.com (Where Are You Now?). With over 22m members worldwide, WAYN is the world’s largest social travel network. WAYN won Website of the Year in 2012 and 2013 for most popular and best community site. WAYN also won Best Social Travel N... See more
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Wayn followers want to visit Reunion IslandApr 3rd 2015
In 2013, Reunion Island was voted as the “most beautiful island in the world” by members of Wayn. Since then, the destination has continued to attract fans from members of this social network dedicated to travelers around the world. Nearly 7,000 members claim to have already visited Reunion Island, and there are more than 258,000 who have expressed their wish to travel to the French island in the Indian Ocean.

With over 23 million users in over 193 countries around the world, Wayn – w... See more
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Momondo clicks twice, WAYN claims South African boost, Expedia drinks to Carling promo, and more…Apr 1st 2015
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel MARKETING in tourism and hospitality for April 2015.

Wednesday 1 April:

Momondo pushes a two-click world

The metasearch engine says it has linked sources of inspiration for travel products anywhere on the web with its own platform, by using a Google Chrome plug-in for web browsers. When a user clicks on a location online, Momondo’s ClickTwo Travel widget will provide a price for a return journe... See more
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WAYN.com Generates $168,000,000 of Tourism Spend in South AfricaMar 27th 2015
WAYN.com (Where Are You Now), the world's largest travel and lifestyle community with 23 million travellers revealed today the extent of its partnership with South Africa Tourism. Over the last 6 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 6 days average stay, excluding air travel (source: WAYN Insights). This r... See more
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