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Twitter enters search: big things are afoot

Twitter relaunched its home page to emphasise "search," and the impact will massively reverberate for travel, financial services, hover mowers -- you name it. Twitter announced the new home page on its blog today. For travel companies not on Twitter, the new home page may change many peoples thinking fast. This could have a significant positive impact on our business if we harness it correctly!
I entered the term London Hotels into the Twitter search box and found the following tweets about packages, reviews, contests and a lot of irrelevant clutter, too.
Here's a sampling:
London luxe hits whole new levels - check out 'The Apartment' at the Connought. Holy moly. #hotels #london #travel 40 minutes ago from
thinkapartments: RT @yosunita: researching budget hotels in London, not much bang for buck! check for 4* Apartments as low as £69 about 1 hour ago from TweetDeck
neotericuk: Awesome Website London Budget Hotel, Disco…