(Photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels )
Mashable launched Social Media Day in 2010 as a way to recognize the digital revolution happening around the world. This is a global celebration of the technological advancements that have given rise to the connected generation. And tomorrow is Social Media Day with hotels getting into the holiday spirit by offering discounts, prizes and other kinds of free stuff. Thanks to this article from HotelChatter, here’s a list of Seven hotels using Social Media Day to its full advantage.
· Fairmont Hotels are offering free appetizers from from 4:00 to 8:00 pm for those that mention the phrase “Go Social” to their server.
· JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa and Casa Magna Marriott Cancun – Tag yourself in a specified property photo, which will be announced on the JW Marriott Cancun and CasaMagna’s Facebook pages on Social Media Day and you’ll be entered to win a three-night stay at their hotel.
· St. Kitts Marriott Resort Visit the resort’s Facebook page on June 30 and answer the question in its status: “Which one of your friends is the most glued to his/her social networks?” Then tag your social-media-addicted friend and you’ll score 40 percent off a treatment at the Emerald
· Marriott Costa Rica Collection is hosting a photo contest on Facebook of something you find beautiful in Costa Rica, like a sunset or macaw. Then get your friends to “like” the photo and the picture with the most likes at the end of the day (midnight, EST) will win a free night at any of the four Costa Rica resorts.
· Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino – Follow @ArubaMarriott on Twitter and on June 30, they will put your name into a raffle if you tweet the following: “Tweet me with a trip to @ArubaMarriott #SMDay” for an entry in to a drawing for a three-night, four-day stay for two at the resort.
· San Juan Marriott & Stellaris Casino – Keep refreshing San Juan Marriott’s Facebook page and Twitter feed for offers throughout the day. The resort will post special offers such as free upgrades, complimentary drinks and value-added amenities.
· Sandpearl Resort “Like” their Sandpearl’s Facebook page and post a photo of yourself at the hotel, tagging the resort in the pic. You’ll receive 25% percent off an ice cream pedicure at the spa. (The deal must be booked on Social Media Day, but can be redeemed at a later date.)