Arthur Frommer Calls’s Ask a Travel Pro forum “an excellent travel service”

Travel experts answer consumers’ toughest questions on free travel forum
April 20, 2011 - PRLog -- New York – Ultimate travel authority Arthur Frommer, creator of the Frommer’s travel guidebook series and Web site as well as Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel magazine, has just pronounced travel social network’s “Ask a Travel Pro” forum [ ] “an excellent travel service on the Internet” in a blog post published on April 19, 2011 on [ ].

“If the travel question is too difficult for even the strongest information website, if you've searched in vain for answers to seemingly-insoluble travel conundrums, then you'll want to click on the words ‘Ask a Travel Pro’ at the top of the social-networking website known as,” Mr. Frommer writes, adding that “Countless travel wizards … (and) prolific travel writers have signed up with to answer the most difficult travel questions.”

Ask A Travel Pro, a special question-and-answer forum on (the social network the New York Post called “Facebook for travelers”), connects travel consumers around the globe with industry experts who provide valuable information in response to their toughest questions.

The forum offers travel industry professionals endless opportunities to establish expertise and build followers for their own products, services, and outlets. Travel consumers walk away with diverse expert travel advice for their next trip.

Ask a Travel Pro is free and simple. To participate, consumers and travel experts can ask and answer questions, as well as follow a live feed of the latest discussion topics on the home page. There’s also an easy-to-install widget, convenient for desktop and website use, available on both sites.

“Ask a Travel Pro takes the potential of social networking to a whole new level,” says Tripatini founder and CEO David Paul Appell. “Ultimately, social networks are about communication, and we facilitate communication on the most fundamental and useful level: ask a question, get an answer.”

Tripatini president José Balido adds, “On today’s vastly cluttered Internet, many travelers don’t know where to begin searching for information. Tripatini’s Ask a Travel Pro tool helps travelers cut through the clutter, saving both time and money.”

Editor's Note: Interviews available upon request.

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Launched in August 2009, differs from other travel social networks in promoting direct access to thousands of travel journalists and industry professionals from nearly 200 countries on every continent, including hotels/resorts, airlines, cruise lines, national and local tourism boards, car rental companies, and more. Forums such as “Ask A Travel Pro” and hundreds of others allow travelers to get specifically tailored advice from experts, and allows the professionals to promote their services, destinations, and reporting directly to the traveling public. For testimonials, backgrounders, and other information, check the Tripatini media room [ ] or contact José Balido.
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