Girish Mahajan

SeatGuru

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Industry  Travel Website
Founded  October 2001
Parent organization  TripAdvisor
Website  www.seatguru.com
Headquarters  Newton

Type  Subsidiary, Limited Liability Company
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Seatguru how to use it for finding a good seat


SeatGuru.com is a website that features aircraft seat maps, seat reviews, and a color-coded system to identify superior and substandard airline seats. It also features information about in-flight amenities and airline specific information regarding Check-in, Baggage, Unaccompanied Minors and Traveling with Infants and Pets.

Contents

Picking the best airline seats overview of seatguru com


History

In October 2001, frequent business traveler Matthew Daimler launched SeatGuru.com. Each seat is color-coded, with green being a "good seat", red being a "poor seat", and yellow being a "be aware" seat, meaning that there is some information that you should know about the seat (less legroom, etc.). Since then, SeatGuru has expanded to more than 700 aircraft seatmaps from more than 95 different airlines.

In August 2003, SeatGuru.com was incorporated in Seattle, WA, following the launch of Google's AdSense program. The AdSense advertising platform helped SeatGuru monetize its website traffic. In February 2007, SeatGuru acquired the assets of Lovemyseat.com. In March 2007, SeatGuru was purchased by TripAdvisor.

Awards

  • Forbes Top 12 Travel Sites at Archive.is (archived 2013-01-23)
  • Travel + Leisure's Top Travel Sites of 2008
  • Webby Awards Nominee - Travel
  • PC Magazine Top 100
  • Kiplinger 25 Best Travel Sites
  • Time 50 Coolest Websites 2006 - Travel
  • Yahoo Pick of the Day
  • References

    SeatGuru Wikipedia


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