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.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
Parent Company
IAC (InterActiveCorp)
HQ
Needham, US
Size (employees)
3,327 (est)+20%
TripAdvisor is headquartered in Needham, US

Key People/Management 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 34 other locations
Needham, US (HQ)
400 1st Ave
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TripAdvisor Financials and Metrics

TripAdvisor Financials

TripAdvisor's revenue was reported to be $1.5 b in FY, 2016
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

372 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

355 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

95%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

13 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

27 m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

4.3 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

731 m
TripAdvisor's current market capitalization is $4.3 b.
USDFY, 2016

Revenue

1.5 b

Cost of goods sold

71 m

Gross profit

1.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %

95%
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

323 m354 m363 m405 m415 m352 m391 m421 m372 m

Cost of goods sold

9 m11 m13 m16 m16 m16 m20 m19 m17 m

Gross profit

314 m343 m350 m389 m399 m336 m371 m402 m355 m

Gross profit Margin, %

97%97%96%96%96%95%95%95%95%
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

351.1 m455 m614 m612 m

Inventories

16.2 m33 m24 m31 m

Current Assets

630.3 m747 m865 m950 m

PP&E

81.5 m195 m247 m260 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

587 m491 m505 m583 m567 m653 m766 m611 m731 m

Current Assets

855 m792 m894 m1 b943 m964 m1.1 b966 m1 b

PP&E

141 m161 m226 m247 m247 m

Goodwill

607 m728 m720 m743 m735 m737 m733 m744 m741 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

205.4 m226 m198 m120 m

Depreciation and Amortization

5.7 m18 m36 m32 m

Cash From Operating Activities

387 m382 m321 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(234 m)(60 m)(163 m)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

136 m190 m63 m121 m195 m27 m34 m55 m13 m

Depreciation and Amortization

3 m6 m7 m9 m10 m8 m8 m8 m8 m

Accounts Payable

15 m25 m11 m12 m

Cash From Operating Activities

267 m326 m99 m299 m307 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.6 x
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TripAdvisor Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
LaFourchetteMay 07, 2014$140 m

TripAdvisor Market Value History

TripAdvisor Median Salaries

Source: 163 public H-1B filings from TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor's Web-traffic and Trends

TripAdvisor Online and Social Media Presence

TripAdvisor News and Updates

X2 Chiang Mai expects great things from award winning GM

X2 Chiang Mai expects great things from award winning GM

Saudi Arabia’s newest jail has a 4 1/2 star rating on TripAdvisor

The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a five-star accommodation known for its grand indoor pool and gentlemen’s-only spa, is currently being used for a…

Is TripAdvisor deleting warnings of sexual assault?

USA Today has published a bombshell story accusing hotel review site TripAdvisor of removing customer reviews that warn people about rapes, blackouts, robberies, and other crimes at resorts. The story comes from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, which unearthed several women whose horror stories were …

Fah Lanna Spa’s well deserved Award of Excellence

Fah Lanna Spa’s well deserved Award of Excellence

Cape Town Museum Criticized for Favoring Tourism Over Pan-African Art

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa seemingly did a great job of building a major attraction — possibly so great that attracting tourists came at the expense of the artistic mission. -Sarah Enelow

TripAdvisor Product Guru Adam Medros Is Leaving the Company

TripAdvisor's struggles clearly have to do with strategy, execution and competitive pressures, and can't be neatly laid solely at Medros' doorstep. That would be very unfair. -Dennis Schaal
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