London, U.K. –24 January, 2011 – TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) the world's largest travel site*, today announced the launch of the TripAdvisor Management Dashboard, a new analytics service that summarises a business’s performance on TripAdvisor at a glance. Businesses may use the data and information the dashboard provides to track how they are engaging with customers and guests online, target areas for improvement and make informed, up-to-the-minute decisions.
The new Management Dashboard, which is available for free to all registered business representatives, can be accessed via the TripAdvisor Management Centre. The dashboard provides reporting on everything from a business’s total reviews and current popularity ranking to the business’s most viewed competitors and the countries generating the most traffic to the business’s TripAdvisor page.
A more comprehensive version of the Management Dashboard will also be available in the coming weeks exclusively to all accommodations with Business Listings subscriptions. This version offers additional powerful metrics and information, including graphics depicting a property’s Business Listings performance both over time and relative to their competitors in the same geographical region. They also receive a Special Offers recommendation tool for suggestions on how to use offers to capture travellers’ attention on TripAdvisor.
TripAdvisor Business Listings enables individual hotels to increase their property’s exposure in front of TripAdvisor’s more than 50 million unique monthly visitors* by adding their direct contact information—such as a website link, email address and phone number—to their property pages on the site, and also by adding special offers on high-visibility pages.
Management Dashboard Features
Status at a glance: Total reviews, current popularity ranking and TripAdvisor rating
Reviews and comments summary: Latest review activity and top comments from reviews
Photos metrics: Total number of traveller and business-submitted photos, photos in the last 30 days and the number of visitors viewing photos
Most viewed competitors: A list of competitors most viewed by the same people who view the business’ page
Top visitor locations: A breakdown of the countries generating the most number of visitors to the business’s page
Features available to Business Listings subscribers
The Business Listings version includes all of the features from the free version, as well as the following exclusive features:
Trend Graphs: Dynamic graphs showing page-view trends over time
Performance metrics: Performance of a property’s Business Listing relative to other properties
Top Special Offers by click-through: Special Offer recommendations based on the offers that are receiving the most clicks (this tool is shown when a property is not taking advantage of their Special Offers feature)
The free version of the Management Dashboard is available immediately. The Business Listings version of the dashboard will be available in the coming weeks. For more information about the Management Dashboard or Business Listings, please visit your business’s page at http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/owners.
“We are pleased to offer our new Management Dashboard to business representatives worldwide to give them the metrics they need to succeed on TripAdvisor,” said Christine Petersen, president of TripAdvisor for Business. “This is an easy-to-read report that is designed to help track a business’s performance, compare its performance against the competition and make informed decisions about how to engage our large community of travellers.”
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