A BBC story the other day has cast a bigger shadow on the world’s most trusted travel review entity, TripAdvisor. The lead in to BBC’s coverage begins with “TripAdvisor has hit back at allegations that it is failing to stop a flood of fake reviews that artificially boost hotel ratings.” Here’s a dissenting view the […]
A new and innovative online platform I ran across is taking aim at mitigating negative hotel guest reviews. MyGuestXP connects any hotel Wi-Fi systems, allowing hotel management to step in before negative reviews hit websites like TripAdvisor.
Booking.com just revealed their “Best of Booking’s Best” – the accommodations according to some 20 million real, relevant and recent customer reviews. The list provides summer travelers with more insight into the best places to visit and stay in the world.
RealHolidayReports has been purchased by UK holiday review site Sunshine.co.uk. The online travel agency says the acquisition was for better informing clients about holidays.
Hospitality firms with online presence can introduce and sell their products not only to actual customers directly, but also to the networks reached by customer feedback. More people reading customer reviews means a wider market reach, as any people use travel review websites in planning trips and sharing travel experiences. It’s been shown that three quarters of online travelers use three or more travel review websites before final booking. But there’s a problem…
Flip.to, an amplified word of mouth innovator that helps hotels gain conversions via guest spreading the good word, has announced adding more North America sales execs.
GuestComment enables a genuine dialog between a hotel guest and management while the guest is still onsite.
The runaway success of Tune Hotels, the world’s leading value hotel chain with properties across Southeast Asia and the UK, has been officially recognized by the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, which has just awarded it with a Certificate of Excellence for its consistently outstanding user reviews.
Hoteliers will soon have a new tool at their disposal which will help them to quickly and effectively gauge the sentiments from its user reviews on sites on the web.
TripAdvisor, the leading online travel reviews site in the world, is now under investigation by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over concerns reviews from travelers may be illegitimate. A formal investigation has reportedly been launched on the heels of complaints TripAdvisor’s reviews problems have reached monumental levels.
TripAdvisor brought you reviews to help you make decisions about travel, Nileguide added depth of information, Stay.com added custom guides, now Ness is adding the personal touch. It seems the search for highly relevant search is not over yet, at least not in travel. Ness Search – Job One: Restaurants Ness Computing seems to have made good […]
Paris, London, New York, or even a Caribbean cruise, what’s the one thing all vacations have in common? The place a traveler stays after arrival, for one. Argo Travel News went far afield today in search of the extraordinary. After all, while we seek pattern and commonality in travel, many times – isn’t it the “unique” that is so often missing?
Oyster.com, one of the most innovative travel review entities in the world, announces what they term “Oyster Shots” – a first ever photo powered hotel search engine.