Social Media's Coolest Travel Companies

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Travel + Leisure’s first annual SMITTY Awards showcase the most innovative uses of social media in the travel industry.

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Category: Best Single Social Media Promotion, Individual Hotel/Resort, Global

Dr. Von Paris: The hotel took a creative approach to react to a con man who booked a table at its restaurant under an alias and walked out without paying: it asked Facebook fans to submit their own clever fake names (Bill M. Laytah; Ms. Sum Ting Wong) for a chance to win a free dinner for two.

Why It’s a Winner: Every business has unfortunate situations; turning this one around and making it social was a fun, creative way to make the best of it.  

Platform: Facebook.

Social Media's Coolest Travel Companies

Le Quartier Français

Category: Best Single Social Media Promotion, Individual Hotel/Resort, Global

Dr. Von Paris: The hotel took a creative approach to react to a con man who booked a table at its restaurant under an alias and walked out without paying: it asked Facebook fans to submit their own clever fake names (Bill M. Laytah; Ms. Sum Ting Wong) for a chance to win a free dinner for two.

Why It’s a Winner: Every business has unfortunate situations; turning this one around and making it social was a fun, creative way to make the best of it.  

Platform: Facebook.

Courtesy of Le Quartier Francais
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