Travelmatch Charts Social Media Growth With Facebook Competition

By Travelmatch, PRNE
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 has launched a competition based upon the growth of its Facebook fan page; winners will receive an iPad or a dream holiday worth GBP1,500.

LONDON, April 20, 2011 - Online travel specialists Travelmatch have recently encountered
significant growth online as their specially designed Facebook fan page is
being followed, or liked, by over 3,000 people. Fans use the site to find
great holiday deals and interact with fellow travellers.
( has launched a new draw to attract even more
people to the site - the winners will receive an iPad or a dream holiday
worth GBP1,500.

Alex Francis of comments: "We are very pleased to see
so many people engage with us online - our Facebook fan page is a great way
for customers to plan their next holiday whether it is a trip to Bulgaria's
Sunny Beach resorts ( or Rhodes."

The giveaway will have two stages: the first will involve a draw when the
page is liked by 5,000 people - the winner of this will receive an iPad. A
second, higher value, draw will take place when the fan page attracts 10,000
likes - at this point a winner will be chosen to receive a dream holiday
worth GBP1,500. The competition is open to all residents of the UK.

Francis sees Facebook as a way for customers to find superb holiday
deals. He states: "Facebook allows us to highlight our very best deals and
get them out to our customers. We have a lot of really great offers out there
- and people can find bargain trips to the Majestic Hotel (
in Bulgaria and many other lovely accommodation options simply by browsing

Francis believes that social media is already playing an important role
in the way people form their travel plans. He states: "Travellers have always
formed a community as they love sharing stories, pictures and giving great
hints and tips - Facebook and other social media platforms are a perfect way
for people to interact in this way. We are very excited about this draw, and
we can't wait to hand out some great prizes as our fan page continues to

UK residents interested in participating can sign up at Travelmatch's
Facebook fan page (

About Travelmatch:

Travelmatch is a new travel discovery engine that helps inspire customers
by matching their requirements to a wide range of holidays, hotels, flights,
cruises, villas or city breaks. Unlike other travel sites, customers are not
required to choose a destination, date or budget before they can begin
searching. Customers are able to make informed decisions by exploring photos,
user reviews, maps, events and activities and other fun things relevant to
their chosen travel product. Travelmatch, which closed its first funding
round in 2010, is based in Notting Hill, London.

Contact Information: Alex Francis, Press Officer, Travelmatch, press at , Newcombe House, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3LQ, Tel: +44(0)20-3384-5830

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