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SEATGURU RE-LAUNCHES WEBSITE TO MAKE AIR TRAVEL PLANNING EASIER THAN EVER

The Airline Seat Map Authority Unveils New Site Design and Flight Shopping Functionality

NEWTON, Mass. – January 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — SeatGuru®, the ultimate online guide to air travel, today revealed several site enhancements that further help flyers find the best seats and flights. The iconic color-coded airline seat maps have been updated with a fresh look, a more intuitive layout, and additional content such as user submitted photos. Furthermore, travelers can now shop for flights and quickly identify itineraries that offer the best onboard experience with the new “Guru Factor” rating system.

For more than 10 years, SeatGuru has been the leading resource for frequent flyers and savvy travelers looking for unbiased seat map information and advice along with details on aircraft amenities.  The new site builds on that content and was designed with features to elevate the user experience including:

In the coming weeks, SeatGuru’s iPhone app will also carry the new seat map design and improved navigation. Travelers will have the ability to create a profile and easily submit comments and photos of their seat while on the go.

“The new SeatGuru will give millions of flyers even more useful insight to help them plan and have the best flight experience possible,” said Bryan Saltzburg, general manager of TripAdvisor Flights and SeatGuru. “Access to our comprehensive seat and airline amenity information, new flight shopping functionality, purchase options, and trustworthy advice from fellow travelers will be infinitely valuable for those planning their next flight.”

For more information, please visit SeatGuru’s re-launched site at www.SeatGuru.com, or download the mobile app for iPhone, iPod Touch and Android via www.SeatGuru.com/mobileapps.

About SeatGuru
SeatGuru (www.seatguru.com) is the Internet’s most comprehensive resource for airline information, incorporating 45,000+ flyer reviews on airline seats, services, and amenities, as well as providing useful travel trips. SeatGuru offers more than 700 airline seat maps covering nearly 100 airlines so that travelers can find the best seats before they fly. SeatGuru is part of TripAdvisor, Inc.

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 60 million unique monthly visitors*, and over 75 million reviews and opinions. The sites operate in 30 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 19 other travel media brands, and together the sites attract more than 74 million unique monthly visitors.** TripAdvisor, Inc.’s travel media brands include www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.onetime.com, www.seatguru.com, www.sniqueaway.com, www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.travel-library.com, www.travelpod.com, www.virtualtourist.com, www.whereivebeen.com, and www.kuxun.cn.

*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, Worldwide, July 2012

**Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Worldwide, July 2012

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SOURCE TripAdvisor

SeatGuru, the ultimate online guide to air travel, re-launches its website with new design and features
SeatGuru, the ultimate online guide to air travel, re-launches its website with new design and features
SeatGuru, a TripAdvisor travel media brand, now makes air travel planning easier than ever
SeatGuru, a TripAdvisor travel media brand, now makes air travel planning easier than ever
The new SeatGuru website offers airline seat maps with user-uploaded photos and comments
The new SeatGuru website offers airline seat maps with user-uploaded photos and comments
The new SeatGuru website offers a powerful flight search engine with summarized itinerary recommendations
The new SeatGuru website offers a powerful flight search engine with summarized itinerary recommendations
SeatGuru's new design and features will be displayed on its iPhone app in the coming weeks
SeatGuru's new design and features will be displayed on its iPhone app in the coming weeks

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