How thousands of travelers inspired a hashtag - United Hub
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Share your #UnitedJourney

By The Hub team, January 05, 2018

Inspired by people who step on board our planes every week — headed to new destinations, exciting opportunities, and milestone moments — we dreamed up the hashtag #UnitedJourney to help bring these moments together.

Celebrating excursions big and small, the hashtag #UnitedJourney is more than just a way to join a social media conversation about the love of travel. It's an opportunity for flyers to motivate each other with new feats of wanderlust. To spark the imaginations of globe-trotters and weekenders alike, to continue surprising themselves and the world with all the places their passion for travel can lead.

A post shared by Han (@hhanterp) on Apr 7, 2017 at 6:09am PDT

Thousands have already shared their moments of wanderlust over social media using the hashtag. The pics and videos posted are as diverse and unique as our travelers themselves — featuring bold adventures, favorite spots, and stories of chasing a passion or discovering a brand new one. We've seen China, Buenos Aires, London, New York City, Sri Lanka and beyond through the eyes of our passionate travelers — and it's only the beginning.

A post shared by Matthew Askari (@matthewaskari) on May 22, 2017 at 11:06am PDT

You can join the journey on Instagram and Twitter next time you travel, by using hashtag #UnitedJourney to post your own travel pictures and videos. You may even see your posts featured on our social media channels in addition to the Hub's homepage.

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CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announced today that new service between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria will begin November 29 (subject to government approval). The airline will operate three weekly flights connecting the U.S. capital to Nigeria's largest city, which is also the top Western African destination for U.S-based travelers. Tickets will be available for sale on united.com and the United app this weekend.

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