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Tours and activities: the next frontier for airlines?
Tours and activities: the next frontier for airlines?
By Jill Menze | October 17, 2018
Do airlines want to enter the tours and activities game? On the list of priorities, airlines are interested in selling their core product - flights - first and foremost, says Tamas Hanyi, general... Read More
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Metasearch part 2 meta-book
The metasearch model, part 2: The transition to meta-book
By Mitra Sorrells | October 15, 2018
In the early days of metasearch, roughly the first decade of the 21st century, the model was strictly one of price comparison and referral.    Read More
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Shaken, not stirred, by a travel sector now following a familiar pattern
Shaken, not stirred, by a travel sector now following a familiar pattern
By Stephen Joyce - Rezgo | October 9, 2018
The path that I was dutifully walking ended up not being the path that the rest of the industry was taking. Read More
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TripAdvisor Experiences TV campaign
TripAdvisor signals importance of tours and activities with TV ad launch
By Mitra Sorrells | October 9, 2018
TripAdvisor is trying a new strategy to encourage travelers to book tours and activities on its platform.   Read More
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TripAdvisor's new focus on social has hurdles to overcome
TripAdvisor's new focus on social has hurdles to overcome
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly | October 1, 2018
TripAdvisor will introduce a social media-like component to its website positions - but it is the beginning of an uphill battle to win consumers away from Facebook and other platforms, analysts caution. Read More
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VIDEO: Two opposing views on Google's entry into tours and activities
VIDEO: Two opposing views on Google's entry into tours and activities
By Kevin May | September 28, 2018
Google has always been involved in tours and activities - suppliers and online travel agencies would spend their digital marketing dollar with the search, as other brands do elsewhere in the industry. Read More
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VIDEO: TripAdvisor opens up about Bokun acquisition
VIDEO: TripAdvisor opens up about Bokun acquisition
By Kevin May | September 26, 2018
Bokun customers will get a better placement in TripAdvisor listings for tours and activities, the company has admitted for the first time. Read More
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tripadvisor plots social network
TripAdvisor plots social network, goes all-in on personalization
By Jill Menze | September 18, 2018
TripAdvisor is betting big on social media with the launch of “the new TripAdvisor” - a revamp of the platform that allows users to connect with fellow travelers as well as brands, publishers and... Read More
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Offline part 3 tours and activities
Back in the offline world, part 3: Tours and activities
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2018
 2018 may be remembered as a tipping point for the digitization of the tours and activities sector within the global travel industry.  Read More
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QOTW: Something about getting locked up
QOTW: Something about getting locked up
By PhocusWire | September 14, 2018
Quote from Brad Young, vice president, associate general counsel, at TripAdvisor, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
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TripAdvisor declares fake reviewer jail term a "landmark ruling"
TripAdvisor declares fake reviewer jail term a "landmark ruling"
By Jill Menze | September 12, 2018
The owner of a fraudulent reviews business has been sentenced to prison and fined in what TripAdvisor considers a milestone for the internet. Read More
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Startups part 1 investors' perspective
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 1: The investors’ perspective
By Mitra Sorrells | August 7, 2018
This month we're digging into the topic of startups, aiming to understand the challenges and opportunities from the perspective of various players in the field, beginning with insights from venture... Read More
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Under-30 traveler survey
What under-30 travelers want when researching, booking and experiencing trips
By Mitra Sorrells | August 2, 2018
Younger travelers – those under 30 years old – represented 23% of all international arrivals in 2017, creating a market valued at more than $280 billion.  Read More
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TripAdvisor Q2 earnings 2018
TripAdvisor’s non-hotel revenue slows but remains bright spot in Q2 earnings
By Mitra Sorrells | August 1, 2018
TripAdvisor reports non-hotel segment revenue grew 22% year-over-year – from $98 million to $120 million - a sizable increase but a deceleration from the first quarter when it posted gains of 36% over... Read More
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tripadvisor experiences refugees
TripAdvisor gives resettled refugees access to free tours and activities
By Jill Menze | July 31, 2018
TripAdvisor is extending free access to its tours and activities inventory to incoming refugees in the United States. Read More
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