Travel Ticker Celebrates the Launch of Its New Mobile App for iPhone and Android With Giveaway Access to site's celebrated, handpicked travel deals is now even easier for deal-lovers and travel bugs

SAN FRANCISCO, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel Ticker®, a leading inspirational travel website, today announced the availability of its multi-function travel deals application in both the iTunes App Store and the Android Market.  Available free of charge, the new app brings travel inspiration and up-to-the-minute deal notifications into the palms of users' hands.  To help celebrate, starting today Travel Ticker is giving away one of three large-value Visa® Gift Cards per day for the next three days. Smartphone users can enter for their chance to win by simply sharing a Travel Ticker deal with their friends via the Twitter functionality right within the app itself.

Through the new Travel Ticker mobile application, users can instantly be alerted when their favorite destinations go on sale, share any of the deals found via text, email, Facebook and Twitter or just daydream by browsing beautiful photo galleries of the properties and destinations that are currently offering deals. And if that weren't enough, the more adventurous users can even book spur of the moment trips directly by clicking on links to supplier websites or by using the click to call functionality.

Just like the geo-targeted Travel Ticker newsletter, top deals seen in the app will be based on the user's location. Additionally, users can set alerts through the application based on their travel desires.  For example, if a user has been dreaming of a weekend getaway to Las Vegas, the app can be customized to only send updates and alerts for Travel Ticker deals to that particular destination.

"We've taken great strides to make our Travel Ticker app experience the best it could be, and we're excited to make our handpicked deals available to consumers wherever they are," said Angela Lyda, Senior Editor of Travel Ticker. "Users can do everything they can do on our site and even more. They can browse our inspiring trips with high-quality content that's been optimized for mobile usage, share deals with their social networks, or create customized deal alerts, all in the palm of their hands."

To help celebrate the arrival of travel inspiration at your fingertips, Travel Ticker is also hosting a giveaway for app users to win one of three Visa Gift Cards – two will be valued at $250 and one will be worth $500!

How to Enter:

  1. Follow Travel Ticker on Twitter @travel_ticker
  2. Download the Travel Ticker app on your iPhone or Android
  3. Browse the deals on the app
  4. Share your favorite deal on Twitter via the app's sharing functionality, and make sure to also include @travel_ticker in your deal tweet so your entry can be tracked

The Travel Ticker smartphone app giveaway will start 12:00am PT on Tuesday, 4/12/2011 and end at 11:59pm PT on Thursday, 4/14/2011. Winners for each day will be chosen at random the day after entry. To learn more, please visit www.travel-ticker.com/twitter.jsp.  

For the full list of rules and regulations please visit http://on.fb.me/f4GF00.

About Travel-Ticker.com

Travel Ticker is an online inspirational travel website that is home to some of the best insider deals at many of the world's favorite destinations. With an ear to the ground and an eye for the unique, Travel Ticker's experts provide users with a platform to browse for researched travel bargains, the latest travel trends, and editorial insight. Established in 2006 as a travel newsletter and in 2008 as a standalone website, Travel Ticker boasts more than 11.5 million subscribers. Travel Ticker is an independent business unit of The Hotwire Group. For more information, visit us at http://www.travel-ticker.com/ and follow us on Twitter (@travel_ticker).

Travel Ticker and the Travel Ticker logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Hotwire, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other logos or product and company names mentioned herein may be the property of their respective owners. © 2010 Hotwire, Inc. All rights reserved. CST# 2053390-40

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rachel.mock@atomicpr.com

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