TripAdvisor Recognizes Community Heroes Of 2013

               TripAdvisor Recognizes Community Heroes Of 2013

Most Content Contributed, Photos, and Helpful Votes Received from Millions of
Travelers Worldwide Among Categories Highlighted

Top 10 Reviewed Cities of 2013 Also Named

PR Newswire

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 18, 2013

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor^®, the world's
largest travel site*, today announced the most prolific content contributors
of 2013, based on the reviews and opinions submitted on TripAdvisor from its
community of millions of travelers worldwide. Top contributors were recognized
by country and individual.

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TripAdvisor reveals the top community contributors of 2013.



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TripAdvisor now features more than 260 million monthly visitors and its
community has contributed more than 125 million reliable reviews and opinions
to the site, up from 75 million reviews and opinions one year ago. 

Top Contributing Countries

Category                                                         Country
Most content contributed overall:                                United States
Most photos submitted per member on average when including       Japan
photos with reviews:
Highest average number of characters per review:                 Singapore
Most helpful votes received per review on average:               Belgium
Highest percentage of reviews written about travel outside home  Singapore
country:

Top Contributing U.S. Members

Category                                         U.S. Member
Most content contributed overall:                belomiser
Most photos contributed overall:                 KennewickDave 
Most to say with characters contributed overall: glomarrone

Cities that Received Most Reviews Worldwide in 2013:

1.London, England
2.Rome, Italy
3.Paris, France
4.New York City, New York
5.Las Vegas, Nevada
6.Barcelona, Spain
7.Orlando, Florida
8.Milan, Italy
9.Florence, Italy
10.Bangkok, Thailand

Places with the Most Reviews in the U.S.:

Most reviewed hotel in America by U.S. members: ARIA Resort & Casino, Las
Vegas, Nevada

Most reviewed restaurant in America by U.S. members: Cafe Du Monde, New
Orleans, Louisiana

Most reviewed attraction in America by U.S. members: Bellagio Fountains, Las
Vegas, Nevada

"As we end a fantastic 2013, we wanted to recognize some of the shining stars
from our global travel community," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing
officer for TripAdvisor. "It is our community's insightful reviews and
opinions that have made TripAdvisor the world's largest and most beloved site
for planning the perfect trip."

For more information on the world's most prolific contributors by country,
please see our infographic at
www.tripadvisor.com/InfoCenter-a_ctr.2013highlights.

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 260 million unique monthly
visitors**, and more than 125 million reviews and opinions covering more than
3.1 million accommodations, restaurants, and attractions. The sites operate in
34 countries worldwide, including China under daodao.com. 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 21 other
travel media brands: www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com,
www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com,
www.flipkey.com, www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk,
www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.jetsetter.com,
www.niumba.com,www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com, www.seatguru.com,
www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com,www.travelpod.com,
www.virtualtourist.com, www.whereivebeen.com, and www.kuxun.cn.

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

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

©2013 TripAdvisor, Inc. All rights reserved.

Singapore has the highest percentage of reviews written about travel outside
of home country.



The country with the most helpful votes received per review on average is
Belgium.



U.S. TripAdvisor members have contributed the most content overall.



London was the most reviewed city on TripAdvisor in 2013.

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SOURCE TripAdvisor

Website: http://www.tripadvisor.com
Contact: Julie Cassetina, (617) 670-6529, jcassetina@tripadvisor.com
 
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