Lake District Hotels launch Facebook and Twitter pages

Lake District Hotels Limited, the hotel group based in Cumbria – The Lake District, are pleased to announce the launch of their new Facebook and Twitter pages.

Online PR News – 28-April-2009 – – Facebook and Twitter have grown considerably in the last year with over 200 million Facebook users and Twitter with over a million users but growing faster and faster by the minute.

Social networking is a great way to stay in touch with friends, business acquaintances and life in general and is definitely not just for young people anymore. It is also becoming a fast and free way to communicate as an alternative SMS and conventional email.
Lake District Hotels have been posting offers, asking questions, uploading photos and providing all the current news going on in the group. Week on week they are hoping to increase their network of followers giving more and more information along the way and encourage participation between followers and staff within the group.

Lake District Hotels have gained many followers and fans already through direct links to each on the homepage of their website The progression into social media is happening for many businesses but the tourism sector is very suited to such resources especially hotels in the Lake District having such fantastic settings and scenery all around.

With so many people all over the world using these platforms, news circulates to a wider audience than standard marketing and also much faster and targeted. Businesses such as those in the tourism sector can let their fans and followers know of offers and events quickly and easily and far more targeted than email newsletters or direct mail. Businesses can upload photos and videos for followers and friends to look at. Comments can be picked up and collected from a social network platform. These comments can help improve the service given by a hotel and keep the managers informed with essential information. Questions can be asked and opinions given back from followers, again, extremely valuable.

Join the Lake District Hotels group on Facebook or follow them on Twitter by going to