Articles tagged “yelp”

Online Travel

Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Poses Threat to Airbnb, Tripadvisor, Google and Yelp

The liability protections that online travel businesses such as Airbnb, Google and Tripadvisor enjoy under the Communications Decency Act could be collateral damage in President Trump's effort to go after Twitter and Google for what he views as "censorship" or biased coverage.

Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Poses Threat to Airbnb, Tripadvisor, Google and Yelp

Online Travel

Want a Pristine, Private Beach All to Yourself? Sandee’s Got You Covered

Ever find yourself desperate to find a private black-sand beach but don't have time to aimlessly search in a rental car? Consider Sand.ee, a new website and soon-to-be app, the latest brand that wants to give consumers more control over their experiences. It's a good example that creation is the new consumption, as forecasted by our Skift 2019 Megatrend.

Want a Pristine, Private Beach All to Yourself? Sandee’s Got You Covered

Online Travel

A Peddler of Fake Reviews on TripAdvisor Gets Jail Time

TripAdvisor hopes that jail time will scare off the dishonest folks creating fake reviews. We hope so, too.

A Peddler of Fake Reviews on TripAdvisor Gets Jail Time

Online Travel

Yelp Targets Google Employees in New Antitrust Drive

Yelp's efforts to see tighter regulation of Google's business practices could have more success this time around than several years ago, when the U.S. Federal Trade Commission dropped the ball. European Union regulators have really cast the previous U.S. effort in a shameful light, and the Trump team may be more sympathetic than the Obama administration.

Yelp Targets Google Employees in New Antitrust Drive

Hospitality

Chefs+Tech: Hospitality Lessons From Waffle House

The recent hurricanes have put Waffle House's opening hours (24/7/365) back into the spotlight, but it's the restaurant's logistics and enduring hospitality practices that deserve the story.

Chefs+Tech: Hospitality Lessons From Waffle House

Hospitality

Chefs+Tech: Eat24 Sale Could Signify Yelp’s Focus on the In-Restaurant Experience

With several other restaurant-facing product offerings, Eat24 was the one that didn't fit into the Yelp puzzle. By ceding delivery to former competitor, Grubhub, Yelp is free to focus on the other parts of its business that certainly benefit from its robust consumer network.

Chefs+Tech: Eat24 Sale Could Signify Yelp’s Focus on the In-Restaurant Experience

Hospitality

Chefs+Tech: The Rise of the Grocerant

The addition of restaurants to retail has been a big shift in U.S. dining habits and one that finds plenty of antecedents around the world.

Chefs+Tech: The Rise of the Grocerant

Media and PR

Yelp Says Election Blues Helped Reduce Its Expectations for 2017

It makes sense to branch out into on-demand services, in the vein of its Eat24 product, and away from advertising, which it has struggled to grow over the last year.

Yelp Says Election Blues Helped Reduce Its Expectations for 2017

Hotels

TripAdvisor Expands Subscription Business Into Restaurants

While investors and observers are rightfully focused on how TripAdvisor's transition to a hotel booking site will work out, the company has some meaningful hedges in the form of vacation rentals, tours and activities, and restaurants. Collecting monthly and annual fees is a very material part of the overall business and will likely become even more so.

TripAdvisor Expands Subscription Business Into Restaurants

Online Travel

Are Google Reviews Poised to Beat TripAdvisor at Its Own Game?

Google has fought and annoyed TripAdvisor and Yelp for years when it comes to user reviews. The search giant obviously has the scale to compete and is now putting new emphasis on its own user reviews, but it has to prove it has the focus to upend the review balance of power.

Are Google Reviews Poised to Beat TripAdvisor at Its Own Game?