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Social Media in Travel Highlighted in New AirPlus International Survey

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Social Media in Travel Highlighted in New AirPlus International Survey

Social Media in Travel Highlighted in New AirPlus International Survey

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AirPlus International, a global provider of corporate travel payment and savings solutions, releases the May edition of The Wire…from AirPlus entitled: Harnessing Social Media. The report highlights corporate travel professionals’ interest in social media; with more than 71% indicating that they personally participate in one or more social media platforms and another 65% suggesting that by doing so, it benefits them professionally. For a free pdf download of the results, visit our online community and watch our video commentary at www.youtube.com/AirPlusIntl.

“At AirPlus, we are active participants in many of the social media platforms, such as Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook because they foster growth through networking. And, we’ve found that inspiring the online dialogue yields us open communication, creative ideas and innovations,” said Richard Crum, President of AirPlus International, Inc. “In fact, our online community www.airpluscommunity.com provides a platform for our customers, partners and colleagues in the business travel industry to connect. It’s an ideal place to share ideas, obtain recent research, participate in polls and learn about industry trending topics. We invite others in the industry to get involved and bolster the conversation.”

The Wire…from AirPlus is a monthly report on the pulse of the industry and its relevant topics. Results of this edition are based on a survey of 174 travel management professionals in North America and Europe in April 2009.

AirPlus International is a provider of savings to over 32,000 customers worldwide through a suite of business travel payment solutions which include central bill accounts, corporate cards and online management tools. AirPlus is travel agency neutral, the leading issuer of UATP worldwide and the preferred partner and various airlines such as Air China, British Airways (NYSE:BAB), Continental Airlines (NYSE:CAL), Luxair, Lufthansa German Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, TAP Portugal and Singapore Airlines. For more information, please visit us online at www.airplus.com, contribute to our blog at www.airpluscommunity.com and follow us at www.twitter.com/AirPlus. Press may contact: Rana Walker, Marketing and Communications at +1 (703) 373-0947 or rwalker@airplus.com.

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