NEEDHAM, Mass. - June 20, 2005 - TripAdvisor, Inc., the leading global travel information and advice destination (www.tripadvisor.com), today announced it has reached an industry milestone, with two million travel reviews and opinions now posted on the site. The reviews and opinions represent a comprehensive resource for travelers to get the whole truth before planning and going on a vacation, weekend getaway or business trip. TripAdvisor's traveler reviews cover more than 200,000 hotels and attractions worldwide.
"Travelers are looking for information they can really trust and our loyal users are coming back time and time again to share their advice with fellow travelers," said Michele Perry, TripAdvisor spokesperson. "Our real traveler reviews and opinions are increasingly popular because consumers recognize the value of fresh advice from fellow travelers who have been to the place they want to go and can offer an honest account of what to expect."
Since February of 2001, TripAdvisor has enabled real travelers to post honest, timely and unbiased reviews to benefit travelers who are planning a trip. By January 2005, more than one million reviews and opinions had been posted on TripAdvisor. Today, TripAdvisor users have posted two million reviews, effectively doubling its January 2005 advice offering in just five months.