TripConnect is a new feature.  This feature will give you a direct link from TripAdvisor to your website.

You can use TripConnect in both Sirvoy Premium and Sirvoy Basic. The connection is free in Premium,  see all costs for Basic under “Pricing”

Activation of Tripconnect, and Instant booking, is done on your TripAdvisor account:

  • Log in to the Management Centre
  • Accept the TripConnect Terms and Conditions to participate in this program
  • Purchase a “Business Listing Subscriber” if you are not currently subscribers
  • Verify your IBE – You will be asked to confirm that your IBE is the one that are listing
  • Confirm the languages in which your Booking Page is translated in
  • Verify your Links – You will be shown an example of link to insure this is your property.  This link is provided by the IBE
  • Set up campaign
  • Set up a payment method for traffic you are going to receive
  • Start receiving traffic.

Now Tripconnect should be activated on your Tripconnect page in Sirvoy.

Regarding Instant booking: Please observe that if you want to activate Instant booking you need to fill in all “Policy” fields on your  Tripadvisor page in Sirvoy. You also needs to add images and descriptions to all your Accommodation types under Settings > Channels > Tripadvisor > Edit.

Read more about TripConnect at the following links:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/TripConnect

http://www.tnooz.com/article/tripadvisor-tripconnect-metasearch-auction-independent-hotels/

http://www.tripadvisor.com/TripAdvisorInsights/n2136/haringtons-hotel-tripadvisor-business-listings?mcid=20445