NEW YORK (March 21, 2018) –– SevenRooms, a reservation, seating and guest management platform, and TripAdvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP), the world’s largest travel site, today announced a partnership that enables all non-U.S.-based hospitality operators – inclusive of independent restaurants and hotel-owned establishments – to accept reservations via TripAdvisor, giving them full control over building direct relationships with guests acquired through this booking channel. This program, initially launching with Corbin & King in the United Kingdom, and Jumeirah Group in the United Arab Emirates, gives SevenRooms operator partners the ability to seamlessly offer reservations and procure direct bookings from TripAdvisor’s extensive network of over 455 million diners worldwide.
“At SevenRooms, we believe that operators should own their guest relationships; and we are focused on opening up as many new, direct booking channels for our hospitality clients as possible,” said Joel Montaniel, CEO of SevenRooms. “By partnering with TripAdvisor, and tapping into their extensive consumer network, we are enabling our international restaurant partners to build direct relationships with their guests, capturing valuable guest data in the process. These insights will help them to provide more personalized service and marketing to their guests, boosting revenue and driving more direct bookings.”
“As one of the world’s largest restaurant sites with more than 200 million people per month searching for dining content, SevenRooms customers will benefit from added visibility via TripAdvisor’s global platform,” said Evan Becker, Head of Restaurant Commerce at TripAdvisor. “We’re excited that as a result of this partnership, our diners will also now be able to reserve tables at some of the UK and UAE’s most highly coveted restaurants.”
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From neighborhood restaurants to international, multi-concept hospitality groups, SevenRooms empowers operators to create and cultivate meaningful, direct relationships with guests that make exceptional experiences possible. Founded in 2011 in New York, the reservation, seating and guest management solution gives operators the tools they need to develop direct relationships with guests, boosting revenue and enabling personalized service and marketing. SevenRooms has restaurant, hotel and nightlife clients in more than 100 cities worldwide, including: Corbin and King, Jumeirah Group, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Standard Hotels, LDV Hospitality, Live Nation, Zuma, TAO Group, Bagatelle, Altamarea Group, Ethan Stowell Restaurants, NoHo Hospitality Group, Chase Hospitality Group, Mercer Street Hospitality, and The h.wood Group.
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
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