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  1. WIN a year of culinary adventure in the capital, courtesy of OpenTable

    The UK’s leading online restaurant booking service is celebrating the launch of its new ad campaign by offering the chance to win a meal out in London every week for a year

     OpenTable has just released its first ever TV advertising campaign, ‘being choosy just got easy’ and is celebrating by offering one foodie the ultimate prize: a dinner for two in London every week for a year – that’s 52 meals in restaurants of the winner’s choice across the capital. With thousands of restaurants on OpenTable, the winner could be dining at an iconic rooftop restaurant one week and a quirky new underground venuethe next. By the end of the year the winner will be an expert on dining in the capital!

    To be in with a chance to win, diners just need to download the free OpenTable app, make a booking and dine before 14th September 2014. Diners who already have the app can skip a step and simply book on the app and dine before 14th September 2014.

    The new TV advertising campaign demonstrates the ease of using the OpenTable app to discover, research and instantly make a confirmed restaurant booking, with the strapline, “being choosy just got easy”. The three different executions reveal the simplicity of making an online booking by focusing on the app’s features in different settings.  The first spot shows a booking being made at a pub for a restaurant nearby, the second reveals a booking being made during a dull meeting and the third shows a couple planning a quality meal out together. If you haven’t seen the ads, check them out on OpenTable’s YouTube channel

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  2. toptable Launches Windows Phone 8 App

    NokiaMobile bookings now account for 25% of seated diners in the UK

    toptable, the leading consumer destination site for restaurant bookings in the UK along with its parent company, OpenTable (NASDAQ: OPEN) today announced it has expanded its portfolio of mobile applications with the release of a free, new app for Windows Phone 8. The toptable app is now available in the Windows Phone Store.

    The new app is packed with features to help diners discover the perfect table and make an instantly confirmed booking. Flick through Foodspotting photos of popular dishes, view beautifully optimised online menus and read reviews from other toptable diners. A quick swipe from the home page displays real-time availability at nearby restaurants and recently viewed destinations.

    “Mobile now accounts for a significant part of our business and is a major area of emphasis for our developers,” said Mike Xenakis, Managing Director, OpenTable International. “The new toptable app for Windows Phone 8 makes finding and booking a restaurant on the go incredibly quick and easy. The Windows Phone 8 layout allowed for a beautiful, content-rich design to easily navigate thousands of bookable restaurants on toptable.”

    To make a restaurant booking through the toptable app, choose a date, time and party size to see available tables. Search results display in list view or on a map and can be filtered by area, cuisine, price or special offers.  Select a table by tapping the available time. The confirmed booking can then be added to the diner’s calendar or pinned to the start screen. toptable members may view upcoming reservations and saved favourites with a quick swipe from the home page.

    Mobile bookings now account for 25 percent of toptable diners seated in the UK, up from 20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012. The toptable app for Windows Phone 8 is the newest addition to the company’s growing suite of mobile products including apps for iOS, Google Play and a mobile optimised site (http://m.toptable.co.uk) that allow diners to make free restaurant bookings at over 4,000 top restaurants in the UK from a smartphone or tablet. More information about the entire suite of toptable mobile products can be accessed here