1. Get inspired! The TravelSkills chat is a key source of travel inspiration. Engage with other travelers telling real stories from their trips.
2. Don’t miss out! Learn about special travel deals, contests, and promotions. Sometimes sponsors “surprise and delight” participants with giveaways.
3. Get the “TravelSkills bump!” Beef up your Twitter following by participating in the chat! Check your Twitter stats afterwards and you’ll likely see a “bump” in your engagement numbers and you could pick up more followers. Our popular chats frequently “trend” on Twitter, so you are in good company.
4. Show off! Did you take some fantastic photos on a recent trip? Pick up some expert tips or advice? Have a new or unique experience? Join us to share all this among hundreds of active, passionate travelers.
5. Be a better traveler! The chat is a great place to pick up tips and strategies for becoming a better, smarter and more informed traveler. It’s also a great place for travel writers and bloggers to pick up popular story ideas.
6. Join a community! You get a direct connection to travel experts, PR mavens, brand strategists and a lot of smart, passionate travelers. It’s a great networking opportunity and chance to make new online friends.
Make it part of your breakfast or lunch ritual every Friday! It happens at 12 noon Eastern / 9 a.m. Pacific.