Tomasz Wyszołmirski/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Your next airport layover or flight delay might be far less brutal — and it’s all thanks to TripAdvisor.
The travel giant announced last week it had launched dedicated airport pages for 200 airports around the world.
Now when a user types in the name of an airport, they’ll a get page with reviews, ratings and other information about hotels nearby, as well as restaurants and attractions in both public and transit areas. Amenities including duty free stores, boutiques and airport lounges will also be listed on the page.
So let’s say you’ve got a few hours to kill at Heathrow. But you’ve never been to Heathrow and you want to know where best to grab a pint or find a place for a quick massage, that’s where the pages come in.
It’s a win-win for travelers and airport businesses, said Adam Medros, senior vice president, global product, TripAdvisor. “With the launch of airport pages, not only will travelers have access to airport information at their fingertips, but businesses will also be able to market themselves directly to travelers worldwide searching on TripAdvisor,” he said.
The first airport featured is world-renowned Changi Airport in Singapore, a major hub for Asia travelers and chock-full of amenities. New York’s John F. Kennedy and London Heathrow are next to debut, with 200 total to be live in July.
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