KOHALA COAST, Hawaii: The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows continues to hold a strong lead in the Pacific Business News “Social Madness” voting.
Voting in Round 1 ends today (June 25th) and the Kohala resort holds the top spot among large Hawaii companies (500 or more employees) with nearly 1600 votes (as of post time).
The Mauna Lani’s performance should come as no surpirse to folks who “like” them on Facebook, the top social media platform on the web. The resort has over 18,700 likes and growing.
If you live on the Big Island of Hawaii and want to give the resort a boost (they are the only Big Island business in the large company category) you can visit the PBN site to cast your vote.
Meanwhile, the Mauna Lani issued this media release about the Social Madness voting:
The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, Hawaii Island’s premier eco-friendly, culturally rich, active lifestyle resort has been recognized as one of the state’s social media leaders and is the only ‘large” Hawaii Island business (more than 500 associates) that has been invited to participate in Pacific Business News’ “Social Madness” competition.
More than 65 Hawaii businesses have been selected for the challenge, which encourages online users to vote for their favorite business to further help grow its social media presence and engagement. The competition is staged nationally in collaboration with other American City Business Journal publications and has attracted the participation of more than 4,000 businesses from around the country.
Pacific Business News will make a donation to the charity of choice for the three Hawaii companies that score the highest at the national level.
On July 17, the winning Hawaii company in each category will advance to the national competition and the national winners will be announced on September 11, 2012.
The rating is based on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn interactions in addition to direct votes. Mauna Lani Bay is holding
the #1 spot for large business.
The resort is seeking the support of its Hawaii Island Ohana by urging Kama’aina to vote.
Click here to vote in Social Madness. Mauna Lani Bay is listed under “LARGE COMPANIES” .
For more information visit www.maunalani.com
SOURCE: Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows