Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by Expedia
Founded:
February 1, 2000
Founders:
Eric Burin des Roziers
Headquarters:
Newton Lower Falls, MA
IPO:
Went Public on Dec 21, 2011
Categories:
Travel

TripAdvisor is a travel website providing reviews, photos and advice for hotels and vacations.

Description

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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.

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Current Team (20)

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Board Members and Advisors (2)

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Investments (1)

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Products (2)

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Acquisitions (16)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $0

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Investors (2)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    141 Needham Street

    Newton Lower Falls, MA 02464

    USA

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Images (1)

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