Travel review site TripAdvisor features 50% more reviews than a year ago and the number of registered users has rocketed to 32m, up from 20m this time last year.
The rate of contributions has doubled in the past year, rising from 25 to 50 per minute, said TripAdvisor, which now claims to be the largest travel site in the world.
It claims it has 56m visitors a month, features more than 610,000 hotels, 880,000 restaurants and 200,000 attractions, a total increase of 50% over a year ago.
"By reaching 75 million reviews and opinions on over one and a half million businesses, TripAdvisor content is even more comprehensive and current for travellers who rely on the site for travel planning," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer.
"We remain grateful to our passionate community of travellers around the world whose insights have helped to make the site the invaluable tool that it is today."
Friday, July 27, 2012
Established by the famed Sarkies Brothers in 1885, the Eastern & Oriental (E&O) Hotel in Penang is the only hotel in the heart of the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site that possesses prime sea frontage. Today, the luxurious 228 all-suite hotel stands as the grand dame of heritage hotels, its distinctive classic elegance and grace of service enhanced with time.
For more information, visit www.eohotels.com