NEW MEDIA TRAVEL HOSTS WEEKLY TWEETCHATS
WITH FAMILY TRAVEL FORUM
Series Begins Wednesday, February 23 at 9:00 p.m. ET
For Immediate Release Contact: Sarah Leaf-Herrmann,
February 21, 2011 New Media Travel
Boston, Mass…Beginning on February 23, 2011, New Media Travel is partnering with Family Travel Forum to create and launch a new TweetChat series (#FTFChat). This event will be held weekly on Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m. ET. New Media Travel Founder & CEO Kaleel Sakakeeny will host the TweetChats with Kyle McCarthy, co-founder and editor of Family Travel Forum, Inc
Future Topics Include:
Spring Break Vacations Should Your Teen Travel Alone?
Vacation Planning Tools Using Google, Facebook, and Twitter to Preview and
Book Hotels and Destinations
Travel Trends Using Mobile Services to Make/Change Plans
All-Inclusive Resorts Positive and Negative Aspects
Join the #FTFChat on Wednesday, February 23 at 9:00 p.m. ET and learn about new destinations, safety issues, fun tech tools and apps, money-saving tips, and which resorts and towns to avoid. Parents and caregivers are invited to this live event.
Go to TweetChat and enter #FTFChat to participate
This weekly TweetChat series is the most recent Web-based travel resource offered by New Media Travel. Since its founding in 2006, New Media Travel has consistently been a leader in developing media-rich products and services for marketing the travel industry.
The company’s signature product, Travel Video Postcards, provides compelling one-minute, sound-rich videos, linked to an effective, energized social networking strategy. TVP offers a “Free Media” and a “Fee for Service” partnership, providing “Metrics of Success” in terms of VSEO, global distribution of content, viewer numbers, gender, geographic location. and age.
Sakakeeny has recently planned and developed New Media Travel campaigns for the German Tourism Board and the Tourism Board of Ireland, among others, and his blog posts occur regularly in Technorati, where he is a featured travel writer.
About New Media Travel Products and Services
New Media Travel actively creates rich media content for the travel industry. Among its products and services are:
Travel Video Post Cards are a one minute, editorial-quality compelling, sound-rich travel video that bring destinations to life, linked to an effective, energized social networking strategy. They are embedded on nearly a million websites and blogs globally, including top travel websites like Technorati, Trip Advisor, Family Travel Forum, and Travel Weekly. TVP always provides “Metrics of Success” in terms of VSEO, global distribution of content, viewer numbers, gender, and age.
High-Value Media-Rich Blog Posts
NMT creates and distributes media-rich blog posts in the travel industry’s most coveted high-value content hubs such as Technorati, Travel Weekly, Trip Advisor, Family Travel Forum. and Tripatini.
Social Networking Services
Through established online partners, such as Travel Weekly, Technorati, FamilyTravelForum.com, and Trip Advisor, New Media Travel provides social media services to boost a destination’s digital presence, building consumer awareness and revenue generation. New Media Travel helps marketers, tourism boards, and destinations tweet, blog, engage and market their way to success in the digital world.
ABOUT KALEEL SAKAKEENY, FOUNDER & CEO OF NEW MEDIA TRAVEL
Sakakeeny is the Founder & CEO of New Media Travel, producing compelling, sound-rich, one-minute Travel Video Post Cards seen on Travel Weekly, Trip Advisor, MSNBC, and AOL. NMT also posts to high-value blogs such as Technorati and Family Travel Forum, and provides LBS strategies to the travel industry.
A former family travel editor at Travel Weekly, he was a contributor to the award-winning Boston Parents Paper, e-Turbo News and FamilyTravelForum.com. As a writer and producer for the Travel Channel, he was part of the award-winning team for “Designs on Travel,” and has been recognized with national awards from the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) and the Public Broadcasting System. While Director of Marketing and Sales at PowerProse.com, Sakakeeny helped international clients define, promote, and brand their organizations through on- and off-line strategies. He frequently conducts international marketing presentations for the travel industry, identifying market trends and consumer travel preferences.
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