TripAdvisor Acquires GateGuru

                        TripAdvisor Acquires GateGuru

Acquisition Enhances TripAdvisor's Suite of Tools to Help Travelers Plan and
Have the Perfect Flying Experience

PR Newswire

NEWTON, Mass., June 19, 2013

NEWTON, Mass., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --TripAdvisor®, Inc. today
announced it has acquired GateGuru (, the leading mobile
resource for flight and airport information around the world. Built on a mix
of user-generated content and information from the airports, flyers can view
detailed maps and insights on stores, restaurants, amenities and gate
locations. Combined with weather forecasts, estimated security wait times and
real-time flight status information, the award-winning app aims to take the
stress out of flying.

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"Flying is often an essential part of a trip and we have continually developed
our suite of flights products, from the pricing and availability search on
TripAdvisor, to our award-winning, with seat maps and more," said
Steve Kaufer, co-founder and CEO TripAdvisor, Inc. "GateGuru nicely
complements our existing flights products and we look forward to working with
the GateGuru team as they continue to manage the GateGuru app and add great
functionality to the TripAdvisor mobile experience."

The GateGuru team will continue to operate out of New York City, and report to
Bryan Saltzburg, General Manager New Initiatives and leader of the TripAdvisor
Flights product and SeatGuru brand.

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 covering more than 2.5
million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 30
countries worldwide, including China under 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 20 other
travel media brands:,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and

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

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

©2013 TripAdvisor, Inc. All rights reserved.

SOURCE TripAdvisor, Inc.

Contact: Alison Croyle, 1-617-670-6737,
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