Perhaps another sign that TripAdvisor is moving into a new phase with the user review giant scrapping its annual and often controversial Dirtiest Hotels series.
Whether you love or hate TripAdvisor, which began trading today as a public company on Nasdaq, you can trace its origins, in a way, to a Mexico vacation and CEO Stephen Kaufer’s wife.
Expedia or TripAdvisor? CEOs Dara Khosrowshahi of Expedia or Stephen Kaufer of TripAdvisor? Which company or CEO will be the new darling?
Expedia stockholders approved the TripAdvisor spinoff and the hotel review site should be trading on Nasdaq under the stock symbol TRIP around Dec. 21.
Expedia shareholders are slated to vote tomorrow on the proposed TripAdvisor spinoff — and at least one interested party will no longer have to wonder about his options.
Expedia Inc. sold 16% more hotel-room nights in the third quarter, but it still has to stand back and admire Booking.com’s execution from afar.
It isn’t often that you get a lot of candor from TripAdvisor about the hazards of user-generated content, but parent company Expedia says TripAdvisor “faces potential liability” for content users post in reviews, blogs, comments and social media.
Expedia Inc. is in the process of putting Expedia UK’s hotels onto Expedia’s new global technology platform and can only hope that the results mimic the gangbuster manner in which Hotels.com has taken to the platform.