Posts Tagged ‘ hotel review sites ’

Faking hotel reviews

Jun 7th, 2013 | By

It has been a week since a public relations man at a multinational hotel group was caught faking reviews on various websites. Why have I waited so long to comment? Because I wanted to see what reaction there would be in the travel press.

Conning travellers

May 13th, 2013 | By

Over the years, CD-Traveller has considered the problem of review sites. I had no idea that a company could set up 40,000 different addresses to use. And where one company exists there must be others. All working with companies to deceive us.

Back to Trip Advisor and Reviews

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By

It is well known that in the early days of TripAdvisor, some of the hotel reviews were deceptive. They were written by the hotels concerned or some of their friends. Trip Advisor has always said that it tries to weed out reviews that do not ring true.