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Passengers to FlyInStyle with their Favorite Brands and Shops!

Posted in Amanda A. Anthony, Entrepreneurship, FlyInStyle, Travel with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 28, 2014 by amandaaanthony

FlyInStyle went live in the App Store in March 2014 ! You can now download it and give it a try on your next airport trip. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flyinstyle-shop.-dine.-save./id827100646?mt=8 . We will have the Android version following shortly.  The FlyInStyle App helps travelers connect with their favorite brands and retailers for instant deals, product launches, happy hours & more. I am so happy to share this news; we hope it will be the first of many announcements to come on improving the passenger experience at the airport. Please enjoy an excerpt from a recent press release below:)

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No more lame-over layovers! Make your wait-time fly by!

FlyInStyle opens a mobile communication platform for airport brands & retailers never before seen in the industry, allowing them to reach their consumer in innovative ways while increasing consumer understanding in the airport. It is the first airport app of its kind, specializing in improving the airport experience by showcasing offers & events in retail and restaurants.  Eventually we will have a better understanding of how mobile can influence buying decisions. In the airport , as passenger traffic increases and people turn more and more to their mobile devices for entertainment, the opportunity to engage passengers will continue growing.   FlyInStyle allows its beta merchant partners to publish content in any airport globally in minutes and determine the duration of each offer and event, so efforts can be highly targeted.  The focus in the first half of 2014 is in the Americas as the company ramps up with exciting offers, deals and events while building its user base.  They also have sights set on engaging high potential demographic targets like Brazilians and have accelerated expansion of multiple language support.  The company is pushing merchants to publish global offers to give the passenger the best possible experience in the app for their entire trip.  FlyInStyle is working alongside its brand and retail merchant partners on driving awareness, downloads, and usage during the trip through activities at the airport and online.   FlyInStyle is in beta testing with select brand and retail partners but will gradually add more merchants throughout the beta period. Stay in touch at http://flyinstyleapp.com/!!

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Enjoy this great article from TNOOZ on Travel industry needing mentors!

Posted in Entrepreneurship, Professional Development, Travel, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on July 30, 2013 by amandaaanthony

Dear travel industry, we desperately need more mentors for budding entrepreneurs. Thanks! | Tnooz http://ow.ly/np5WY

You know how we fly? Socially.

Posted in Amanda A. Anthony, Entrepreneurship, Social Media, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 7, 2013 by amandaaanthony

Forgive my delay.  Lots happening the last few months….all good stuff! I had a major “pivot” in the fall…Fortesphere went on hold and Flysocially became the lead startup in our portfolio. What is Flysocially?  Glad you asked…

Flysocially is all your favorite social apps + a personal travel assistant in one! Flysocially is a social travel app to find things to do at the airport like instant deals, new product launches, happy hours & more.

Travelers are spending A LOT of money in airports these days….yet while airports are trying to bring innovation, the travel experience still feels like a chore.Whether you’re a business traveler, a tourist, a parent, or just a plain bored frustrated human, Flysocially will allow you to customize your preferences to uncover exciting options at the airport to not only pass the time, but look forward to it! FlysociallyImage is the ONLY airport specific social networking app; the others focus is navigation & logistics.

Flysocially was accepted into the Venture Hive Accelerator program (Launch Pad Tech) in Miami, through April 2013.  We have a great team in place on the development side and the business side.  We are in full hypotheses-experiment-learn-build mode:) Check out our landing page at flysocially.net and let’s stay in touch on Facebook and Twitter. We hope to have more news to share soon!

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