TripAdvisor is a free travel guide and research website. It provides reviews of travel-related content and includes interactive travel forums. Apart from the obligatory reviews of hotels and other attractions, TripAdvisor has many skillful features. Its users are able to quickly and easily post their vacation videos and travel marketers are able to showcase their properties by featuring their videos on the website. TripAdvisor also offers a personalization tool that allows its users to save hotel, restaurant, and attraction reviews to personalize their My Trips folders. Travelers are able to customize and expand their plans by adding maps, photos, their own notes, and travel plan details. Through the website's Check Rates feature, users are able to check hotel pricings and availabilities across multiple vendor commerce sites. TripAdvisor also operates sister sites in other countries such as the U.K., Italy, Spain, Germany, France, Ireland, Japan, and India. TripAdvisor was launched on February 1, 2000.
Company Growth (employees)
Parent Company
Needham, US
Size (employees)
3,327 (est)+20%
TripAdvisor is headquartered in Needham, US

Key People at TripAdvisor

Stephen Kaufer

Stephen Kaufer

President and CEO
Bertrand Jelensperger

Bertrand Jelensperger

CEO, lafourchette
Barrie Seidenberg

Barrie Seidenberg

CEO, Viator
Barbara Messing

Barbara Messing

Chief Marketing Officer
David Krauter

David Krauter

President, SmarterTravel & Independent Traveler
Adam Medros

Adam Medros

Senior Vice President, Global Product
Bryan Saltzburg

Bryan Saltzburg

General Manager, New Initiatives
Nick Shanny

Nick Shanny

Senior Vice President, Core Engineering
Seth Kalvert

Seth Kalvert

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Dermot Halpin

Dermot Halpin

President, Vacation Rentals
Robin Ingle

Robin Ingle

Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales

TripAdvisor Office Locations

TripAdvisor has offices in Needham, Barcelona, Beijing, Boston and in 33 other locations
Needham, US (HQ)
400 1st Ave

TripAdvisor Data and Metrics

TripAdvisor Financial Metrics

Numbers are in $, USD

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

5.5 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

612 m
TripAdvisor's current market capitalization is $5.5 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


351.1 m455 m614 m612 m

Accounts Receivable


16.2 m33 m24 m31 m

Current Assets

630.3 m747 m865 m950 m


81.5 m195 m247 m260 m


502 m734 m732 m736 m

Total Assets

1.5 b2 b2.1 b2.2 b

Accounts Payable

9.9 m19 m10 m14 m

Current Liabilities

242.9 m381 m312 m423 m

Common Stock

131 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

608 m673 m741 m831 m

Retained Earnings

401.9 m628 m826 m945 m

Total Equity

864.5 m1.4 b1.5 b

Financial Leverage

1.7 x1.5 x1.5 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

205.4 m226 m198 m120 m

Depreciation and Amortization

5.7 m18 m36 m32 m

Accounts Receivable


Accounts Payable

Cash From Operating Activities

387 m382 m321 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(234 m)(60 m)(163 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(40 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(41 m)(153 m)(143 m)

Interest Paid

7 m7 m10 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.5 x

TripAdvisor Market Value History

TripAdvisor Job Categories

TripAdvisor Median Salaries

Source: 163 public H-1B filings from TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Online and Social Media Presence

TripAdvisor News and Updates

TripAdvisor Company Life and Culture

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