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 […]
TripAdvisor® has published its first-ever Review Transparency Report showing over 1m fake reviews being blocked from the site in 2018.
Prince Harry has launched a new project known as Travalyst alongside tourism’s heavy hitters in order to boost sustainable practices.
Whoever came up with the idiomatic expression “The devil’s in the details,” must have made a bad hotel choice or two in their lives. Since retiring from the travel public relations and marketing game, I notice an uptick in sloppy marketing efforts that are almost completely reliant on Google ads, OTAs, and the big tour operators. For hoteliers here in Greece, the lost opportunity costs of such reliance will eventually tell. It is with this eventuality in mind that I present the following.
TripAdvisor has just unveiled a new site/mobile experience launching in late 2018 that may dramatically effect the digital travel landscape.
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.
Greek technology company Travelotopos has just announced a new cooperation with CarMates, a new car rental company in Greece and Cyprus. News of the cooperation in between Travelotopos and the agency connected to RentalCars of the platform booking.com promises a new competitive dynamic for a small Cyprus startup company. But there may be more to the Travelotopos story than meets the eye.
Greece is among the “Most Excellent” global tourism destinations that have the highest percentage of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipients, according to TripAdvisor®, the leading travel planning and booking site.
TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Destinations of Europe 2018 were just announced, and Crete now sits at prestigious No. 4. However, us Minoans take great offense at not being chosen number one, since we gave you roads, usable toilets, and the world’s greatest EVER jewelry.
TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice® awards for Beaches.
TripAdvisor shares its top travel trend report for the experiences segment. TripAdvisor bookings data revealed that iconic sites remain wildly popular, while travelers are expanding their horizons and bringing growth to new, non-traditional and experiential categories.
With hundreds of choices as to where to stay on Crete, one of the best ways to choose is to read and compare reviews before booking. Given the swath of worldwide hotels reviewed by TripAdvisor, we thought we’d save readers and potential travelers a bit of time sorting things out for themselves.
Avantio is the first vacation rental management software to join forces with Receptio powered by SysPay, a payment institution specialized in the hospitality industry.
According to Anna Rufo, head of display sales at TripAdvisor, more people now use the world famous review site to book their vacations to Greece, than ever.
TripAdvisor has announced the acquisition of tech startup ZeTrip, and travel journal app Rove. Apparently, the semi-stagnant market for high tech travel tools, has been rekindled.