TripAdvisor Releases First Print Travel Guide

Free Spring and Summer Guide Offers Tips, Stories and Secrets for Visiting the Hottest Destinations of 2006

NEEDHAM, Mass., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ — TripAdvisor(TM), the largest global travel information and advice destination on the web, has launched its first print guide, The TripAdvisor Insider Spring & Summer Travel Guide. Featuring a sampling of tripadvisor.com’s “truly exceptional travel advice from real travelers,” the 24-page limited edition color guide features tips, stories, secrets and reviews about this year’s most desirable destinations. The guide covers hot spots including Australia, Las Vegas, Paris, New York City, London, China, Orlando, Prague and Venezuela.

The TripAdvisor Insider is available to travelers free of charge and can be ordered by visiting http://www.tripadvisor.com/. The guide represents TripAdvisor’s first foray into the offline media world and showcases the best of TripAdvisor for both new and current visitors.

“We’re excited to be able to deliver this fun, unique and informational guide to existing TripAdvisor members as well as new visitors,” said Christine Petersen, senior vice president of marketing at TripAdvisor. “We think our loyal community will appreciate being able to get a taste of TripAdvisor even when the computer is off, and for those who are just learning about us, The TripAdvisor Insider will provide a nice sampling of what our site is all about.”

About TripAdvisor(TM)

TripAdvisor.com(TM) is the largest global travel information and advice destination, with more than 3 million unbiased reviews and opinions and covering 200,000+ hotels and attractions. With more than 18 million unique monthly visitors worldwide (source: comScore Media Metrix, August 2005), TripAdvisor(TM) features real advice from real travelers and easy access to major online travel sites, including Expedia.com(R), Orbitz, Hotels.com(TM) and American Airlines, for the best deals on the web. TripAdvisor(TM) (http://www.tripadvisor.com/) offers travel suppliers a cost-per-click marketing platform, so customers pay only for leads, not impressions, with every campaign. Winner of dozens of awards, including PC Magazine’s Top 100 Web Sites and Forbes Best of the Web, TripAdvisor(TM) is an operating company of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) .

“TripAdvisor” and “TripAdvisor.com” are trademarks of TripAdvisor LLC. All other products or company names mentioned are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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