is the world's largest travel site that assists customers in gathering travel information, posting reviews and opinions of travel related content and engaging in interactive travel forums. TripAdvisor.com is part of the TripAdvisor Media Group, operated by Expedia, Inc.
TripAdvisor is a pioneer of user-generated content
. The website services are free to users, who provide most of the content, and the website is supported by an advertising business model.
TripAdvisor Media Group operates 17 travel brands including TripAdvisor, Airfarewatchdog, BookingBuddy, Cruise Critic
, Family Vacation Critic, FlipKey
, Holiday Lettings, Holiday Watchdog
, Independent Traveler, OneTime, SeatGuru
, SmarterTravel, SniqueAway, Travel Library, TravelPod
, VirtualTourist and Kuxun.cn. TripAdvisor operates websites internationally, including in the U.S., the U.K., France, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, India, Japan, Portugal, Brazil, Sweden, The Netherlands, Canada, Denmark, Turkey, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Russia, Greece, Indonesia, and in China under the brand daodao.com and kuxun.cn. TripAdvisor is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts
TripAdvisor was founded in February 2000 by Stephen Kaufer. Original financing was obtained from Flagship Ventures, the Bollard Group and private investors. The company was... Read More