While TripAdvisor executives in May said Instant Booking’s financial impact so far this year was in line with company expectations, some analysts said that the effort by the world’s largest travel-review site to add overseas hotel inventory to the feature will cost the company more than it was expecting. “Much work still lies ahead in terms of closing the monetization gap versus [metasearch] as well as driving greater consumer adoption for Instant Booking,” Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Naved Khan wrote in a May 5 note to clients. “We expect top-line growth to remain pressured as management works to addresses these issues.” Khan has put a “hold,” or neutral rating, on the stock. Get the full story at Travel Weekly Read also "Weak first-quarter results at TripAdvisor point to Instant Booking challenges"