Sweepstakes: Win TripAdvisor and Fodor's Swag in Celebration of our New Partnership

Posted by Amy D on September 27, 2011 at 10:30:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment
In case you haven't heard the exciting news, Fodor’s and TripAdvisor have announced a new partnership to give travelers like you access to the best in both professional and community-generated advice and reviews.

About the Partnership

Beginning in select Fodor’s 2012 guidebooks and on Fodors.com, TripAdvisor’s hotel reviews will be showcased alongside Fodor’s professional hotel recommendations. Plus, travelers who check out the most popular destination pages on TripAdvisor will have direct access to Fodors.com, where they can view curated vacation recommendations like Fodor’s Choice restaurants and highlights of what to see and do in a destination.
trip-advisor-partnership-sweepstakes.jpg And, what's even better than a new partnership that makes travel planning even better? A retweet sweepstakes to celebrate!

How to Enter

For the chance to win a prize pack complete with three Fodor's guidebooks and a toiletry kit, luggage tags, water bottles and other TripAdvisor goodies, follow @TripAdvisor and @Fodorstravel on Twitter, and retweet the following message once you see it posted on our Twitter feeds: RT & celebrate @FodorsTravel @TripAdvisor partnership for a chance to win great swag. Details: http://ow.ly/6FlkC #TAfodors Ten lucky winners will be selected at random to win a TripAdvisor/Fodor's gift pack. The winners will be announced on Twitter by 6 p.m. EST on Friday, Sept. 30 and will need to respond via direct message to claim their prize. Full contest rules can be found here. Good luck, and Happy Travels!

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  • TPAYT on Oct 6, 11 at 07:03 AM

    Fantastic idea, but not the Twitter part.
    I'm on Fodors Forums daily and rely heavily on the Fodorites and Trip Advisor to plan all of our trips.
    No Tweets for me!

  • lindakes on Oct 2, 11 at 08:44 PM

    I too am dismayed that you have limited this sweeps to Twitter users. Don't you know who your clients/readers/purchasers actually are?

  • Amy_D Fodor's moderator on Sep 30, 11 at 11:51 AM

    Hi everyone,

    Thank you for your interest in this sweepstakes. Since this sweepstakes is closing today, we are unable to change the rules to allow for non-Twitter entries. I will definitely keep your feedback in mind for future sweepstakes.

  • Diane_Mohr on Sep 29, 11 at 09:16 PM

    I agree that we shouldn't have to advertise for you to enter the contest! I don't tweet and won't start for you. Very disappointing that you are going this route. This contest should be open to all; I protest!

  • TravellingNola on Sep 29, 11 at 01:26 PM

    I, too, have used Fodor's guides for travel for many years and will not join Facebook or Twitter. I have a solution for corporations who only run contests through these channels: I move my business to their competition. If my business is not appreciated, I move it to a place that does (and I keep lists!).

  • Amy_D Fodor's moderator on Sep 29, 11 at 01:00 PM

    Hi 4lucrane. Thank you for your kind words about our Austria guide. Fodor's curated suggestions of properties and must-see places will still remain in our guides and on our site. This information will be enhanced with TripAdvisor's hotel reviews that will be showcased alongside Fodor’s professional hotel recommendations.

    An example of how TripAdvisor reviews on our site can be seen here: http://www.fodors.com/world/north-america/usa/new-york/new-york-city/review-474684.html

  • 6959402 on Sep 29, 11 at 09:15 AM

    i don't want to join Twitter either. All the contests these days require Facebook or Twitter advertising so we can annoy our friends. Nope.

  • YvonneSimms on Sep 29, 11 at 07:18 AM

    I was looking to win a free trip searching on Sweepstakes Advantage and found some swag instead which I wil happily take. :)

  • 4lucrane on Sep 28, 11 at 02:19 PM

    I am a long time user of Fodor's guides and a more recent user of the Trip Advisor reviews. I just returned from a 10 day trip to Austria planned completely with a Fodors guidebook supplemented by Trip Advisor info. I still value highly Fodor's curated selection of sights, lodging, and restaurants. I hope they will not be replaced by the "polling" reviews of Trip Advisor.

  • sessa1959 on Sep 28, 11 at 11:48 AM

    Bogus to restrict entries to the Twits!

  • Boolanger on Sep 28, 11 at 10:59 AM

    I refuse to join Twitter and find it annoying you exclude those who think likewise.

  • Rob_Farrell on Sep 28, 11 at 10:35 AM

    Boo!!! Take time to provide you free advertising and maybe we will "win" something. Boo!!!

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