Online travel giant TripAdvisor reports it now features more than 75 million travel reviews and opinions, up from 50 million one year ago. The company also reports growth in other key areas including more members: the TripAdvisor community has skyrocketed to 32 million marketable members worldwide, up from 20 million one year ago.
Other achievements cited by TripAdvisor: More contributions: Fifty contributions are posted to the site per minute, up from 25 one year ago. More photos: The site now carries over 11 million user-submitted images, an increase of four million in one year. More visitors: 56 million people now use TripAdvisor each month, making it the largest travel site in the world, TripAdvisor says. More businesses is also reported: over 610,000 hotels, 880,000 restaurants and 200,000 attractions are included.
"By reaching 75 million reviews and opinions on over one and a half million businesses, TripAdvisor content is even more comprehensive and current for travelers who rely on the site for travel planning," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor.