TripAdvisor Acquires

                      TripAdvisor Acquires

Two leading travel private sale sites, Jetsetter and SniqueAway, now under one

PR Newswire

NEWTON, Mass., April 9, 2013

NEWTON, Mass., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --TripAdvisor®, Inc. today
announced it has acquired, a leading members-only private sale
site for hotel bookings. The Jetsetter brand will continue to operate out of
New York City and will be incorporated into Smarter Travel Media.


"Jetsetter is an outstanding brand and I am absolutely delighted to welcome
the Jetsetter team to the TripAdvisor family," said Steve Kaufer, co-founder
and CEO TripAdvisor, Inc. "With Jetsetter and our own SniqueAway brand, we
now have two leading travel private sale sites under one roof. We are excited
by the opportunities this provides to continually helpdrive amazing value for
ourtravelers staying at some of the world's most highly-rated hotels."

"In a short span of time, Jetsetter has emerged as a premier player in the
travel space, and we are proud of what the team has accomplished," said
Michelle Peluso, CEO, Gilt. "There are strong synergies between Jetsetter and
TripAdvisor and we are confident that having Jetsetter be part of the
TripAdvisor group will further accelerate its growth."

Terms of the acquisition will not be disclosed.

About TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan
and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real
travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with
seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest
travel community in the world, with more than 200 million unique monthly
visitors**, and over 100 million reviews and opinions. The sites operate in 30
countries worldwide, includingChina TripAdvisor also
includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the
tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 19 other
travel media brands:,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and

*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, January 2013

**Source: Google Analytics, worldwide data, January 2013

©2013 TripAdvisor, Inc. All rights reserved.

SOURCE TripAdvisor

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