Tripadvisor

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Travalyst coalition companies to display airline emissions data
By Linda Fox | April 13, 2022
The not-for-profit organization says its coalition of travel brands are aligned on a shared framework for collecting and showing flight emissions data. Read More
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VIDEO: PhocusWire Flash - Crisis In Ukraine
By PhocusWire | March 11, 2022
Executives from the World Travel & Tourism Council, Tripadvisor and Road.travel join PhocusWire for a discussion of the war in Ukraine and its implications from both a humanitarian and economic... Read More
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Sounding Off: Tripadvisor has lots to consider, much out of its control
By PhocusWire | February 18, 2022
The new CEO will need to consider whether the current strategy is one to continue with or if the wider seismic changes that many are predicting (Web 3, for example) coming down the pipe are worth facing... Read More
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Tripadvisor makes moves to spin off Viator
By Mitra Sorrells | February 16, 2022
In its Q4 and full-year 2021 financial report, Tripadvisor says it has filed a confidential S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission related to a possible initial public offering of... Read More
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Tripadvisor partners with Black Travel Alliance, Tourism Reset on new campaign
By Jill Menze | February 3, 2022
Tied to Black History Month, Tripadvisor is sponsoring the website the History of Black Travel to promote the stories of Black travelers. Read More
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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
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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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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
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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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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
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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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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
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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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Airbnb’s limited foray into experiences helps everyone else
By Yiannis Maglaras - Ticknovate | October 6, 2021
Airbnb may have given the industry the jolt it needed to compete in today’s market, with new platforms and sales channels, but field is wide open for other travel businesses to take advantage Read More
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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