29 Dec '11, 9pm

The travelling, expanding social network

A more conventional interpretation of democracy can be seen in the effect of the Arab Spring affecting tourism in Egypt and Tunisia, but we prefer to take a more optimistic approach as the year ends. Yes, just like how the protest movements spread via social media this year, the travel industry jumped on board more aggressively to bring greater air miles, hotel stays, vacations and overall holiday pleasures to the masses through these talkative tools. Airlines cosied up to social media all through 2011: Jet Blue unveiled its Go Places app in January, rewarding customers checking in on Facebook; KLM launched a #Fly2Miami Twitter campaign in March, which started after Dutch DJ Sied Van Riel and producer Wilcon Jung tweeted KLM to move its inaugural flight from Amsterdam to Miami a week earlier so they could attend a mega music festival party - which the airline actually did ...

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