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PublicTRIP
Date12/2011
Raised
Post IPO Valuation$3.27B
Acquired byExpedia
Date8/2005
Acquired byIAC/InterActiveCorp
Price$210M
Date3/2004

General Information

Websitetripadvisor.com
Blogblog.tripadvisor.com
Twitter@TripAdvisor
CategoryTravel
Phone617-670-6500
Employees
Founded2/2000

Offices

Newton, USA
141 Needham Street
Newton, MA, 02464
USA

People

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
President and CEO
Senior VP, Advertising Sales
VP Finance and Administration
Vice President, Corporate and Business Development
President, Vacation Rentals
Vice President, Global Product
President, Airfarewatchdog.com
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Acquisitions

Total$12M
Oyster.com, 10/2013
GateGuru, 6/2013
Niumba, 5/2013
Jetsetter, 4/2013
Tiny Post, 3/2013
Wanderfly, 10/2012
Where I've Been, 7/2011
EveryTrail, 2/2011
holidaylettings.co.uk, 6/2010
Kuxun, 10/2009 $12M
FlipKey, 8/2008
airfarewatchdog.com, 4/2008
Holiday Watchdog, 2/2008
The Independent Traveler, 5/2007
TravelPod, 5/2007
Smarter Travel Media, 2/2007

Investments

FlipKey 8/2008

Funding

VENTURE FUNDING
Series A, 1/2000
Flagship Ventures
The Bollard Group

Competitors

Service Providers

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TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor is a free travel guide and research website that offers reviews and information TripAdvisor operates sister sites in other countries (the UK, Italy, Spain, Germany, France, Ireland, Japan and India).

Apart from the obligatory reviews of hotels and other attractions, TripAdvisor has some nifty features. Users can quickly and easily post their vacation videos and travel marketers can showcase their properties by featuring their videos on TripAdvisor for free. They also offer a personalization tools allowing users to save hotel, restaurant, or attraction reviews to personal “My Trips” folders. Travelers can customize and expand their plans by adding maps, photos, their own notes and travel plan details. Also with TripAdvisor’s “Check Rates”, users can check hotel pricing and availability across multiple vendor commerce sites.

TripAdvisor is part of the Expedia Network which in turn is part of IAC .

TripAdvisor was spun out of the Expedia Network in December 2011 in a public offering.

Recent Milestones

Videos

Screenshots

TripAdvisor screenshot
Above: Homepage
Uploaded: 2/12/14

Products

Local Picks

Local Picks provides recommendations for local restaurants. Over 41,000 restaurants are listed, and the reviews are drawn from a list of 1,500,000.

TripAdvisor screenshot
Above: Local Picks Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 7/10/08
TripAdvisor screenshot
Above: Local Picks Screenshot -- #2
Uploaded: 7/10/08

TripAdvisor

Websitetripadvisor.com
Tags travel
TripAdvisor screenshot
Above: TripAdvisor Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 2/5/08

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Sources

  1. en.wikipedia.org [edit]
  2. TripAdvisor Acquires Oyster.com (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  3. TripAdvisor Acquires GateGuru (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. TripAdvisor Acquires Niumba.com (finsmes.com) [edit]
  5. TripAdvisor Buys Luxury Travel Site Jetsetter From Gilt (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Travel Site TripAdvisor Buys Tiny Post To Fill Out Its Mobile And Social Ambitions (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. TripAdvisor Acquires Wanderfly To Continue Social Travel Push (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. TRIPADVISOR ACQUIRES WHERE I'VE BEEN (freshnews.com) [edit]
  9. TripAdvisor Buys Trip Planning Service EveryTrail To Expand Mobile Offering (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. TripAdvisor Gets Serious About Vacation Rentals, Buys UK’s Holiday Lettings (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  11. TripAdvisor Buys Up Chinese Travel Site Kuxun; Will Invest $50 Million In China Expansion (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  12. TripAdvisor Acquires Majority Stake in FlipKey (triphow.com) [edit]
  13. Expedia (EXPE) Buys Airfarewatchdog.com (streetinsider.com) [edit]
  14. Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology (masshightech.com) [edit]
  15. TripAdvisor Acquires IndependentTraveler.com (independenttraveler.com) [edit]
  16. en.wikipedia.org [edit]
  17. TripAdvisor Acquires Four Travel Media Businesses, Strengthening User-Generated Content Lead in Travel (tripadvisor.com) [edit]
  18. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  19. Citation Needed [add]
  20. TripAdvisor buys mobile tour platform firm EveryTrail (masshightech.com) [edit]
    After 10 Million Total Mobile Downloads, TripAdvisor Launches 20 City Guide Apps On Android (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    TripAdvisor Reaches 100 Million Reviews And Opinions Milestone (freshnews.com) [edit]
    TripAdvisor Acquires Technology, Talent From CruiseWise (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
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