Posts Tagged ‘ online reviews ’

Holiday search tips

Jan 24th, 2021 | By
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Unlike previous years, if you are searching for a holiday this year there are new things you need to take into account.

Using TripAdvisor

Jul 23rd, 2017 | By

If the company has less confidence in reviews then surely it is now only another online booking engine, one of many.

Saturday snippets: 8th October 2016

Oct 8th, 2016 | By
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Chocolate, caravans, mobile phones, Nessie and a very generous volunteer help fill Adrian’s column this week

Online review regulation

Oct 25th, 2015 | By
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Last April, Amazon sued four companies for creating reviews to go on the Amazon website. Earlier this week it said it would prosecute 1,114 people for writing fake reviews. Why doesn’t TripAdvisor and all the other travel review sites take such a hard line as well?

Believing online reviews

Mar 13th, 2015 | By

Now the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating online review sites. Why? They say that “there are a number of potential concerns about the trustworthiness or impartiality of information…”

Believing online reviews

Oct 4th, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller has pointed out before the wariness that readers must use in believing online reviews of hotels,guest houses, restaurants and holidays themselves.