Introducing Reco from Tripadvisor: New platform matches travelers with a personal Trip Designer to simplify vacation planning
To meet the surge in demand for authentic and transformational travel experiences, Reco assembled a highly-curated, qualified and widely-recognized network of more than 300 expert Trip Designers whose expertise spans more than 100 countries. Based on their experience and insights as professional travel advisors, Reco's Trip Designers provide personalized guidance, value and inspiration with special perks and deals - from extra amenities, room upgrades, exclusive access to memorable travel experiences, and much more.
Tripadvisor has introduced Reco at a time when traveler confidence appears to be rising due to recent vaccine news and what the company anticipates will be a surge of travel demand in 2021. According to a recent Tripadvisor
"This type of personalized travel service was much needed before the pandemic, and even more so today with so much uncertainty around what's happening on the ground in the destinations we're all dreaming about visiting next," said
How Reco Works
Users simply share details and preferences about their next trip on Reco - such as destinations, travel dates and length, trip type (e.g., solo trip, anniversary or family vacation, etc.), number of travelers and set budget parameters. Immediately, the Reco platform matches users with a selection of Trip Designers that meet their unique needs.
After an initial conversation via messaging within the platform, the user pays a
This new desktop and iOS app experience is currently available for
Reco (www.helloreco.com) offers travelers a new way to plan their next trip, with experts who know how to get the most out of every travel moment. Travelers can now take the stress out of travel planning with the help of an expert Trip Designer who knows their destination of interest best. With Reco, expert Trip Designers tell travelers exactly what to expect when they're ready to get out and explore the world. Reco boasts more than 300 Trip Designers on platform and counting, made up of travel advisors and destination experts, whose expertise spans over 100 countries around the world.
Reco, a wholly owned subsidiary brand of
Tripadvisor, the world's largest travel platform*, helps hundreds of millions of travelers each month** make every trip their best trip. Travelers across the globe use the Tripadvisor site and app to browse more than 878 million reviews and opinions of 8.8 million accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises. Whether planning or on a trip, travelers turn to Tripadvisor to compare low prices on hotels, flights and cruises, book popular tours and attractions, as well as reserve tables at great restaurants. Tripadvisor, the ultimate travel companion, is available in 49 markets and 28 languages.
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** Source: Tripadvisor internal log files
1 Survey data based on a Tripadvisor consumer sentiment survey of 600 U.S. based travelers from
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