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WAYN: A SOCIAL NETWORK FOR TRAVELERSMay 19th
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
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
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
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
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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Jeff Yeager’s 10 Ways to Save Money on TravelMar 20th
Whether you’re 18 or 80, a springtime getaway is a cure-all for the winter blues. Here are 10 tips for having a blast without busting your travel budget.

1. Start With a Cheap Flight If you’re flexible and love the sheer adventure of travel, you’ll also love Kayak’s “Explore” tool as much as I do. It instantly maps all airfares available within your specified budget to destinations worldwide. You enter the month or season you want to travel — and the maximum amount you have to... See more
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World-class beauty found in the Vanilla IslandsMar 5th
The Vanilla Islands, which are promoting the Indian Ocean islands with the motto, “world-class beauty,” successfully began its marketing push at the ITB Berlin tourism fair.

These islands are always part of the worldwide award winners representing beauty, nature, and the environment.

The website wayn.com ranked 2 members of Vanilla Islands in the top 7 of the most beautiful islands in the world, including the number one slot. Reunion Island came in at number one, followed b... See more
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The reality of becoming your own bossFeb 25th
At the early stages of launching a business it's all about building credibility with customers, employees and partners

Becoming your own boss is many people's dream. The appeal seems obvious - complete freedom over how you organise your time, and only having yourself to answer to.

A host of recent multi-billion dollar deals for small start-ups, particularly in the tech arena, have helped fuel many people's dreams.

Facebook paid a cool $19bn (£11.4bn) for messagin... See more
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WAYN: a British social business success storyFeb 5th
Social media is completely ingrained into our daily lives. It’s hard to imagine what life was like without it. The recent launches of social networking sites such as Bebuzee and Ello, (which has been described as ‘the anti-Facebook’), shows that we are still fascinated by the virtual community and connecting with like-minded people. Your Better Business speaks to Peter Ward, co-founder of WAYN, a travel and lifestyle social networking community, on the lessons he’s learned from building a succes... See more
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Talent, funding and connectivity "key ingredients" to tech start-up successFeb 3rd
Onefinestay’s Greg Marsh and Tech City UK’s Gerard Grech among panel debating growth challenges at Virgin Media Business event

The UK’s technology start-ups need better access to talent, funding and digital infrastructure in order to turn their business into a success; according to a panel discussion hosted by Virgin Media Business at the Trampery Old Street this morning.

Leading tech names including Onefinestay co-founder and Young Gun Greg Marsh, Ratesetter co-founder and... See more
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