Organizing a get together for a large number of people was once daunting. In the past, people would have to rely on telephone calls, letters and some hope that no one had a sudden emergency. The advent of technology has helped make planning and communicating far easier. Even beyond the speed of e-mail, instant messaging can help make organizing vacations extremely easy.
Instant messaging, or IM, allows users to send off short messages to one another at extremely fast speeds. Quicker than just about any other option, these messages can also be sent to multiple users and computers at the same time. After setting up an instant messaging group for everyone, anyone can send out important notes and information about the upcoming trip.
The size of groups used for instant messaging can be as small or large as needed. Information such as dates, times, ticket information as well as hotels can be posted and stored for perusal later. Whether the group includes family members, close friends or even old college buddies important information can get out to whoever needs it. When planning the next vacation, make sure to use instant messaging to get everyone organized.