Thursday, July 09, 2009 Offers Social Network To Consumers Looking For Travel Deals

Combine social networking and travel deals, and you get, a clever and useful site launched by Propel Media, which gives travel providers and community members a unique platform for sharing news of and links to the best travel deals.

The site is free to use and allows members to share and vote on the best travel deals, as well as providing a way for smaller travel providers to reach the public with their travel offerings. The result helps the traveler find great travel deals. is the brainchild of Mary Song, the founder of and print publication Beach Houses Magazine. was acquired by Austin Ventures in 2005 and became Song stayed on with HomeAway to serve as their Global Online Strategist after the acquisition. Her knowledge in travel has allowed her to create a site that is not only innovative, but also something the travel consumer has been looking for. "Down markets are full of opportunities and social travel deals are an unserved niche," said Mary Song, founder of "Millions of travelers each month are searching for the best travel deals but may not always know a good deal from a bad deal. answers that question by allowing the entire travel community to share, vote on and review travel deals allowing the best deals to rise to the top. has tapped into the collective wisdom of the entire travel market to help travelers and suppliers achieve their to read more

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