That decline compares somewhat favorably to the 24 percent year over year revenue per hotel shopper falloff that TripAdvisor notched in the first quarter of 2016. “We took important steps along our key initiatives during the second quarter,” said TripAdvisor CEIO Steve Kaufer in a statement. “Hotel instant booking is now live to users around the globe. We also continued to build a more end-to-end travel experience through our attractions, restaurants and vacation rental businesses as we grew bookable supply and improved our consumer offering on all devices, especially on mobile. We continue to play the long game as we navigate our business to deliver the best user experience in travel.” Some observers thought there might be more significant improvement in revenue per hotel shopper because CFO Ernst Teunissen said in February that he thought “later in the year, we believe that growth will improve similar to what we saw in our metasearch rollout in 2013.” Get the full story at Skift