TripAdvisor reveals cheapest time to book hotels
Booking travel last minute is often considered a great way to bag the best deal but the ‘Best Time to Book’ report, released today by the travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor, reveals that this isn’t always the case. In fact, the best time to book is completely dependent on where you’re heading and can vary dramatically from destination to destination.
TripAdvisor expands instant hotel booking across English speaking markets
TripAdvisor has announced it has expanded instant booking for hotels to nine English-speaking countries, including Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore and South Africa. Travellers in these markets are now able to conveniently book a hotel on all of TripAdvisor’s platforms, desktop and mobile, without leaving the site.
TripAdvisor launches new app for Windows 10 devices
TripAdvisor has announced the launch of a new Windows 10 app across desktop, tablet and mobile. The TripAdvisor app for Windows 10 will be available in 47 markets and will be pre-loaded on millions of Windows 10 compatible devices in 2016. The new app features TripAdvisor’s comprehensive booking tools, including the TripAdvisor instant booking platform, which allows travellers to easily compare hotel options, check prices and availability and book their accommodation on TripAdvisor.
TripAdvisor brings latest app to Apple TV
TripAdvisor has announced the launch of the TripAdvisor app for Apple TV. This is the first time TripAdvisor has developed a custom app for television. The TripAdvisor Apple TV app inspires wanderlust highlighting TripAdvisor content, such as photos of TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice award-winning destinations and points of interest.
TripAdvisor study reveals Buenos Aires as best value destination
Buenos Aires is the best value destination in the world for Brits for an overnight stay at a four star hotel including breakfast, according to the inaugural TripIndex Breakfast, a TripAdvisor cost comparison study. TripIndex Breakfast compares the cost of an overnight stay in selected hotels with breakfast included, versus an overnight stay at the same hotel with breakfast eaten at a local restaurant, during the months of October and November in 37 key tourist cities around the world.
TripAdvisor launches free analytics dashboard
TripAdvisor has announced the launch of the Review Performance report – an enhanced online analytics dashboard available for free to all registered businesses on the site. Designed based on user feedback, the new dashboard provides registered business owners with insights and trend data about their reviews, ranking and competitors in an interactive online display.
Priceline Group signs partnership with TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor and Priceline Group have announced a strategic partnership whereby some Priceline’s online travel brands will participate in TripAdvisor’s instant booking platform. Within Priceline Group, Booking.com will be the first brand to implement the partnership through its global network of accommodations, and in time, Priceline Group brands priceline.com and Agoda.com are likely to list inventory on the platform.
TripAdvisor completes launch of instant booking
TripAdvisor announced it has completed the launch of instant booking for hotels across all US and UK platforms. Gradually rolled out in the US since its launch in June 2014, instant booking is now available to all US and UK users on desktop and mobile. The launch to other international markets is to follow.
Langham Hospitality signs booking deal with TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor has signed a partnership with Langham Hospitality Group to add its hotel inventory to the TripAdvisor instant booking platform. Travellers shopping for hotels on the site will soon be able to conveniently book Langham hotels without leaving the TripAdvisor site experience. “We are excited to join TripAdvisor’s new instant booking distribution channel,” said Nick Cohen, global director of e-commerce for Langham Hospitality Group.
TravelClick expands partnership with TripAdvisor
TravelClick has expanded its partnership with TripAdvisor to offer TripConnect instant booking to their iHotelier Web 3.0 booking engine customers. TripConnect instant booking makes it possible for independent hotels to generate bookings directly on TripAdvisor. TravelClick is now a certified TripConnect Premium Partner.
TripAdvisor helps Singapore visitors to Live Like A Local
Singapore Tourism Board and TripAdvisor have launched the ‘Live Like A Local’ hub, supported by leading media agency, MEC. The hub is a customised microsite hosted on TripAdvisor that takes travellers off the beaten path with things to see and do, eat and drink in Singapore.
TripAdvisor launches dedicated airport pages
TripAdvisor has launched dedicated airport pages, enabling travellers around the world to get information about what to do, where to eat and where to stay at 200 major airports around the world. When travellers search for an airport on TripAdvisor, they will be directed to a dedicated airport page with reviews, ratings and other information about hotels nearby as well as restaurants and attractions in both public and transit areas.