Kaufer’s ambitious approach to Instant Booking may have been a strategic mistake, according to a handful of analysts attending this week’s Skift Global Forum at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. In May, TripAdvisor launched a redesign of its interface that seems to downplay Instant Booking by giving more preference to metasearch links to partners. Yet at Skift Global Forum, Mark Mahaney, a research analyst and managing director at RBC Capital Markets, made a sharp critique Tuesday of TripAdvisor’s recent wobbles. Get the full story at Skift