Kayak partners with TripAdvisor to post hotel reviews
People searching for hotels on Kayak now have 60 million more resources at their fingertips.
As of today, the travel search website will include hotel reviews from TripAdvisor travelers, giving Kayak users access to more than 60 million opinions from around the world on hotels’ cleanliness, location, staff, and rooms with the best views. Kayak also includes hotel recommendations from travel editors at Frommer’s and Budget Travel, and users can narrow their searches to include only reviewed hotels.
This agreement marks the first partnership between Newton-based TripAdvisor and Kayak, based in Norwalk, Conn., with substantial operations in Concord.
The new service launches today in the United States and United Kingdom (Kayak.com and Kayak.co.uk) , followed by a global and a mobile rollout.
“When travelers are looking for a hotel, they tend to comb over a ton of different sites, information, and reviews, as that hotel stay will be their temporary home – a very personal thing,” said Robert Birge, chief marketing officer for Kayak. “Kayak searches hundreds of travel sites at once to get our users the best rates, so by incorporating the best review content, Kayak users now can get the best hotel se