Tripadvisor LLC

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News / Online
European regulators poised for rental rules shake-up
By Linda Fox | December 15, 2021
The aim of the Commission's initiative is the development of “responsible, fair and trusted growth in short-term rentals” as part of wider tourism ecosystem, with Europe-wide rules to be put in place. Read More
Q&A: Viator’s Ben Drew on rate controversy, branding and 2022
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Q&A: Viator’s Ben Drew on rate controversy, branding and 2022
By Jill Menze | December 14, 2021
Following a mixed reaction to Viator’s marketing program Accelerate, president Ben Drew remains confident that the platform is building an industry-leading product. Read More
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News / Online
Tripadvisor in transition as CEO, top exec prepare to depart
By PhocusWire | November 23, 2021
Following news of CEO Steve Kaufer's departure and his appearance at The Phocuswright Conference, it was confirmed Lindsay Nelson is also leaving Tripadvisor. Read More
What will Tripadvisor's new CEO have to deliver?
Opinion / Online
What will Tripadvisor's new CEO have to deliver?
By Alex Bainbridge - Autoura | November 16, 2021
Now that Kaufer has announced his retirement, Tripadvisor must look forward and hire a replacement to take the company through this next era of the web. Read More
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News / Online
Tripadvisor CEO Steve Kaufer to retire after two decades at helm
By Mitra Sorrells | November 8, 2021
Tripadvisor announced the news in tandem with its financial report for the third quarter of 2021. Kaufer says he will remain in his position until a successor is named. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for Steve Kaufer
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The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for Steve Kaufer
By PhocusWire | November 4, 2021
The company helps 463 million travelers each month and features 860 million reviews of 8.7 million accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises. Read More
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News / Online
Tripadvisor's rejected or removed reviews are increasing in number
October 27, 2021
The company says the two million reviews in question represent about 9% of all submissions, with almost one million of those judged to be fraudulent. Read More
Viator tests new commission rate, raising skepticism with operators
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Viator tests new commission rate, raising skepticism with operators
By Jill Menze | October 22, 2021
Called Accelerate, Viator’s new program allows tour operators to pay to boost their visibility. Some are questioning the strategy. Read More
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Interview / Online
Sounding Off: Tripadvisor Plus changes show the complexity of travel subscriptions
By PhocusWire | September 24, 2021
Tripadvisor's U-turn this week on the structure of Plus raises more questions than it answers about consumer and brand desire for subscription programs. Read More
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Tripadvisor revamps Plus, shifts discounts to cash-back
By Mitra Sorrells | September 21, 2021
Just three months after launching in the U.S., Tripadvisor is shifting its primary benefit for Plus subscribers from discounts at booking to cash-back at check-in.  Read More
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News / Distribution
GetYourGuide gets help from Expedia, Amazon widens virtual tours
By Kevin May | September 13, 2021
The latest example of collaboration in the activities sector comes from a deal between Expedia and GetYourGuide for the former to distribute products for the Germany-based player. Read More
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News / Online
The power of reviews in the short-term rental sector
By Mitra Sorrells | August 30, 2021
Quantity and quality of reviews matter for alternative accommodations, and new data shows those factors vary based on the size of properties being managed. Read More
Tripadvisor and Airbnb join Google as local search powerhouses
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Tripadvisor and Airbnb join Google as local search powerhouses
By Kevin May | August 23, 2021
Google is the web service of choice for the vast majority of consumers looking for information on local businesses and activities - but a new survey indicates other brands are definitely in the... Read More
Tripadvisor hits $235M revenue, beats internal expectations
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Tripadvisor hits $235M revenue, beats internal expectations
By Kevin May | August 5, 2021
The user review and travel search service posted total revenue across the business of $235 million, up by almost 300% from just $59 million in the corresponding quarter in 2020. Read More
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News / Distribution
Tripadvisor signs first hotel chains to Plus subscription service
By Mitra Sorrells | July 14, 2021
Three hotels groups with a total of nearly 500 properties around the world are the first corporate-level accommodation partners for Tripadvisor Plus. Read More