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Making Travel Reservations on Facebook? It May Happen Sooner than We Thought.

We discussed the possibility of making hotel reservations on Facebook in this blog before. Recently, a free platform was introduced by Swapsystem.com on Facebook, allowing travel agents, tour operators, and hotels to find their “perfect travel match.” Business users can upload their profiles, such as photos, service, and charges to the database. They, then, can build a partnership on Facebook by sending or accepting invitations from each other, negotiating special rates (such info will be kept confidentially), and even making reservations. Swapsystem can be used as a “booking engine, management system, sales system, and means of communication.” How much does it cost? Users pay 50 Euro for an introductory rate of training plus 1% of a completed transaction.



I don’t know how reliable this system is. However, I expect to see more and more B2B or B2C applications on Facebook, which makes it possible and easier to conduct business on Facebook. Do you agree? Soon, we may be able to make our own travel reservations on Facebook.

References:
Travel Daily: http://www.traveldaily.co.uk/PrintStory.aspx
Picture was copied from: http://tinyurl.com/linchikwok03292010P

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