Headquarters: 141 Needham Street
Newton, MA 02464
CEO: Stephen Kaufer
Stock Symbol: TRIP
TripAdvisor is one of the world's largest travel sites. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools.
TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 2 billion unique visitors in 2013, and over 125 million reviews and opinions covering more than 3.7 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 30 countries worldwide, including China under daodao.com. TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.
Users provide most of the site's content including reviews and comments about locations.
TripAdvisor, Inc. manages and operates websites under 20 other travel media brands: www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.jetsetter.com, www.niumba.com, www.onetime.com, www.seatguru.com, www.sniqueaway.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.travelpod.com, www.virtualtourist.com, www.oyster.com, and www.kuxun.cn.
The company reported revenues of $944.7 million in 2013, a 26% increase from the previous year. Net income for 2013 was $205.4 million.
TripAdvisor recently broke ground on an approximately 280,000 square-foot headquarters in Needham, MA. Scheduled to open in 2015, the new facility will accommodate 1,500 employees.
TripAdvisor was founded by CEO Stephen Kaufer in February 2000. The company was purchased by Interactive Corporation in 2004. IAC spun off its travel group under the Expedia brand name in August 2005.
In December 2011, TripAdvisor was spun off from Expedia as a separately traded company.
- Medical insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision discount
- Life insurance
- Disability insurance
- Flexible spending accounts
- Paid vacation
- Paid holidays
- Summer Fridays
- Sick leave
- Parental leave
- Adoption Assistance
- Fitness subsidy
- Tuition assistance
- Employee assistance program
- 401(k) savings plan with company match
- Matching charitable gift program
- Employee referral program
- Discounted travel opportunities
- Product discounts
- Free parking/transit subsidy
- No formal dress codes
- Online learning and development classes
- On-site fitness center, locker room and showering facilities
- Free lunch, snacks, beverages
- Choice of laptop