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TripAdvisor Plots Loyalty Program in Campaign Against Google

TripAdvisor Plots Loyalty Program in Campaign Against Google

A loyalty program from TripAdvisor could be a strong incentive for unaffiliated travelers to drive business to the online booker. But TripAdvisor will need to offer a unique program to change
TripAdvisor Exec Accuses GetYourGuide of Fear-Mongering

TripAdvisor Exec Accuses GetYourGuide of Fear-Mongering

TripAdvisor and Booking Holdings are seemingly playing nice and fair with the tours and activities companies for now, but what happens five years from now when competition gets more intense and
TripAdvisor Looks to Counter Google by Considering Loyalty Initiatives for First Time

TripAdvisor Looks to Counter Google by Considering Loyalty Initiatives for First Time

A new loyalty program and a brand campaign to bolster direct traffic and user engagement are among the measures TripAdvisor is working on to counter the fact that Google is getting more stingy in
Comemos en el mejor y el peor restaurante de España

Comemos en el mejor y el peor restaurante de España

Los usuarios de TripAdvisor encumbran al restaurante de Martín Berasategui en Lasarte y crucifican a La Chocolatería de Comillas
Expedia CEO Admits Tours Business Is Underfunded

Expedia CEO Admits Tours Business Is Underfunded

Expedia and Ctrip are the two large online travel companies that have so far not acquired a technology partner to foster the growth of their tours and activities' businesses. GetYourGuide argues that
The Surprising Rise of Hotel Spending on Metasearch Advertising

The Surprising Rise of Hotel Spending on Metasearch Advertising

Many hotel groups are directing more of their ad budgets toward price-comparison search sites. That's a boon for vendors providing connectivity and automation services. But it's also a welcome, if
Highest-Paid Online Travel CEOs of 2018

Highest-Paid Online Travel CEOs of 2018

The CEOs of Booking Holdings, Expedia Group, and TripAdvisor all saw their total compensation fall in 2018, but only because 2017 was an exceptional year for each. Fogel of Booking and Okerstrom of
Global pizza domination makes Italy the world’s leading cuisine “exporter”

Global pizza domination makes Italy the world’s leading cuisine “exporter”

In many countries, Italian is the second-most consumed cuisine, according to new research.
How to Critique an Airbnb Rental

How to Critique an Airbnb Rental

On AirbnbHell.com—a website devoted to nightmare experiences on Airbnb—guests share their stories of staying in rentals with ant and cockroach infestations, units with “fake” seaside views, and

This Social Media App Was Designed to Get You Off Social Media… and Your Couch

What if you were always in the process of planning your next vacation, if your absentminded Instagram scroll had purpose?
Videos lead brand creative growth with 3x increase since 2017

Videos lead brand creative growth with 3x increase since 2017

James Winter Contributor James Winter is currently the VP of Marketing at Brandfolder, a leading digital asset management solution; prior to joining Brandfolder, James was the Director of Marketing at
3 Americans have died at a resort that’s still popular on travel websites

3 Americans have died at a resort that’s still popular on travel websites

Grand Bahia Principe La Romana says the accounts are 'inaccurate.' The post 3 Americans have died at a resort that’s still popular on travel websites appeared first on The Daily Dot.
TripAdvisor Pressured Into Making Additional Reforms to Support Sexual Assault Victims

TripAdvisor Pressured Into Making Additional Reforms to Support Sexual Assault Victims

If you think protest is futile, then you're wrong. Petitioners didn't think TripAdvisor went far enough to promote traveler safety, and they got the travel website to take stock of itself and make
Google May Face New U.S. Justice Department Antitrust Probe

Google May Face New U.S. Justice Department Antitrust Probe

The momentum is certainly building for a renewed look into Google's business practices as they relate to antitrust issues. As part of that, a wide swath of travel businesses would welcome such a
Un restaurante ‘atrapado’ en las malas críticas de Tripadvisor lleva a juicio a la web para defender su honor

Un restaurante ‘atrapado’ en las malas críticas de Tripadvisor lleva a juicio a la web para defender su honor

Un hostelero de Valencia reclama 660.000 euros al portal por no controlar las opiniones negativas y por no permitirle darse de baja
TripAdvisor Is Launching New Tools to Spot Sexual Assault and Misconduct Allegations

TripAdvisor Is Launching New Tools to Spot Sexual Assault and Misconduct Allegations

Two years ago, an expose revealed that TripAdvisor had removed reviews detailing robbery, sexual assault, and rape because they were either flagged as “inappropriate by the TripAdvisor community,”
TripAdvisor Responds to Critics by Changing How It Displays Hotel Reviews About Sexual Assault

TripAdvisor Responds to Critics by Changing How It Displays Hotel Reviews About Sexual Assault

TripAdvisor's treatment of sexual assault allegations at hotels will not please people who would like to see these properties' listings pulverized. But for those travelers scoping out hotels for
TripAdvisor Reveals Some of Its Tactics in Growing Experiences

TripAdvisor Reveals Some of Its Tactics in Growing Experiences

TripAdvisor's key tactics to grow its tours and activities business include the discounting of some products for consumers, practically giving away a reservation system to operators, and rolling out a
TripAdvisor Reveals Details on Experiences and Restaurants Growth

TripAdvisor Reveals Details on Experiences and Restaurants Growth

TripAdvisor's greater transparency in its financial reporting is to be applauded, showing its investment in growing units. But the stuttering of its legacy businesses is notable, too. -Sean O'Neill