TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site*, enables travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. With over 600 million reviews and opinions covering the world's largest selection of travel listings worldwide – covering approximately 7.5 million accommodations, airlines, attractions, and restaurants -- TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do and where to eat. TripAdvisor also compares prices from more than 200 hotel booking sites so travelers can find the lowest price on the hotel that's right for them. TripAdvisor-branded sites are available in 49 markets, and are home to the world's largest travel community of 455 million average monthly unique visitors**, all looking to get the most out of every trip. TripAdvisor: Know better. Book better. Go better.
The subsidiaries and affiliates of TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP) own and operate a portfolio of websites under 20 other travel media brands:
www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.citymaps.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.thefork.com (including www.lafourchette.com, www.eltenedor.com, www.iens.nl and www.dimmi.com.au), www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.housetrip.com, www.jetsetter.com, www.niumba.com, www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com, www.seatguru.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.vacationhomerentals.com and www.viator.com.
* Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, October 2017
** Source: TripAdvisor log files, average monthly unique visitors, Q3 2017
Nikhil Ganju, in his role as Country Manager, is responsible for leading the TripAdvisor India business, where his mandate is to consolidate TripAdvisor’s position as the leading travel site in India and grow it to be the premier resource for Indian travellers to plan and book their travel, both within India as well as abroad.
He has over 17 years of experience as a marketing professional, with most of them spent in online businesses in India. Prior to his appointment as Country Manager, Nikhil led TripAdvisor India’s marketing efforts from the launch of its operations in 2008.
Before that, he was the Marketing Director at Expedia India. Nikhil has almost always worked within the internet space – starting with being a part of the very first team at baazee.com, staying with them until the site was acquired by eBay in 2004. He has also worked with Airtel, where he was marketing broadband services and Indiatimes.com, where he led Online Shopping.
Nikhil holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune (1997) and graduated from College of Business Studies, Delhi University (1995).
He resides in Gurgaon and is an avid photographer, reader, inveterate traveller and outdoor enthusiast. He has been on numerous outdoor adventures and one of his cherished travel memories is his solo trek to the Mount Everest base camp.