This article was published on December 12, 2012

TripIt now lets you share travel plans directly to LinkedIn as network updates


TripIt now lets you share travel plans directly to LinkedIn as network updates
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Andrii is the Head of Media at TNW, with over a decade of experience in covering the European tech ecosystem. Talk to him about new and exci Andrii is the Head of Media at TNW, with over a decade of experience in covering the European tech ecosystem. Talk to him about new and exciting developments in tech, especially those involving vastly underreported industry niches and geographies.

Travel organizing platform TripIt has announced that its users can share their travel plans on LinkedIn in the main network update stream, while before it was only possible with people in the network using TripIt’s MyTravel LinkedIn app.

With this agreement, TripIt has it all covered, as users of its mobile and browser-based apps can now share their travels in Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, as well as Salesforce Chatter and Yammer.

Also, the company recently announced that users can connect their TripIt accounts with ones on Avis, which is supposed to make car rental procedure when travelling much faster and easier.

The partnership with LinkedIn is a significant victory for TripIt, as this social network has been the most popular one for TripIt users to share their travel plans since the MyTravel LinkedIn app was launched in 2008.

According to the statistics shared by TripIt, 53% of its users visit LinkedIn at least once a week.

Image credit: John Moore / Getty Images.

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