Online reviews are great sources for information about a hotel or restaurant -- except when they're not. Here's how to spot a fake.
Don't believe everything you read online, especially on user-generated review websites such as TripAdvisor or Yelp, which claim to help you find the best hotels and restaurants.
TripAdvisor is a regrettable by-product of the information revolution whose user-generated ratings too often hurt travelers and travel companies more […]
Glenn Monroe and his wife own the Westbrook Inn, in Connecticut, which he describes as the "perfect" place to "step back in time to the romantic Victorian era."
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Hotels want to know who you are. Especially if you're reviewing them anonymously.
Oh, the things hotels will do for a good review. It's not enough to ask guests for a write-up on a popular site such as TripAdvisor or Yelp after they've checked out. Lately, some innkeepers have been pressuring their customers to say positive things online -- in extreme cases, even before they've checked in.