NUREMBERG, Germany, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TouristInfo 2.0 (http://touristinfo.ning.com) is a free social network dedicated to tourism lovers and travelers around the world, as well as tourism professionals, service providers, hotels, B&Bs and hospitality establishments of all kinds that want to share travel and tourism information. Members can share photos, videos, travel reviews and recommendations. Hotels may post vacation packages and get in touch with vacationers in more ways by posting events, blogging about recent news and providing local tourism information.
The network makes it easy to integrate with other sites and social media via RSS and a wide range of widgets. The site is user-friendly and ideal for the non-technically inclined who still want to build great-looking content with no hassle.
Membership is free, but must be approved by site administrators. Members are free to build extensive profiles and can customize the appearance of their member profile by choosing from a variety of templates. Rich text and HTML can be added to reference other websites and create valuable links back to a member's own website. RSS feeds from other sites may be used to build and share additional content. TouristInfo 2.0 even offers members a built-in blog feature that enables them to integrate their content with Flickr, Twitter, Facebook and more of what's hot! Blog posts are automatically shared with Internet Partnership's Facebook page for TouristInfo 2.0.
Internet Partnership is an Internet marketing firm based in Nuremberg, Germany, that helps travel-related businesses, vacation providers and tourism organizations boost their visibility on the Web and get the attention they deserve. Dr. Eckard Ritter, the network's founder and CEO, is a champion of promoting German travel and tourism through the Internet. He has more than 16 years experience as an entrepreneur, technology expert and inventor. In 2007 Dr. Ritter began developing xsMobi, a site builder designed to create search engine-friendly websites that are both dotMobi-compliant and formatted for desktop viewing. Internet Partnership's new network for worldwide tourist information is based on Ning, the world's largest platform for creating social websites.
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