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Samsung Preloads TripAdvisor App on New Galaxy S4

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TripAdvisors mobile app comes pre-installed on the new Samsung Galaxy S4, enabling millions of consumers worldwide to have easy access to TripAdvisor travel content.

In addition to pre-installing the app, Samsung is using TripAdvisor content - millions of photos and over 100 million reviews and opinions - to power its own travel apps:

Travel Widget will showcase TripAdvisor images of popular travel destinations and attractions around the world. Users can touch the on-screen star icon to save places to their Saves list on TripAdvisor, or tap the image to see details in the TripAdvisor app, which include reviews, opinions, photos and contact information.

Lock Screen Slideshow When the phone enters locked mode, users can opt to see travel photos on the devices high-definition display.

City Information in Samsung Story Album helps build a digital photo book by seamlessly connecting travel content to users travel photos. TripAdvisor lets users add more enriched city information into the Story Album.

TripAdvisor has added exclusive features to its application, including Single Sign-On with a Samsung ID, the ability to load details of hotels and flights found on TripAdvisor into the phones native calendar app; and the ability to load contact information for a hotel or attraction to the Galaxy S4s Contacts list.

We wanted to ensure that Samsung Galaxy S4 users can access up-to-date inspirational travel destinations, photos and insights, said Chanwoo Park, Vice President of Product Strategy Team at Samsung. We are excited about our global partnership with TripAdvisor to fulfill our customers unmet needs and their enriched mobile experiences.

TripAdvisor, Galaxy, S4, Mobile, App, Samsung

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