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Why Airbnb’s 99.99 Percent Positive Rate Isn’t Good Enough

To protect you from scams, Airbnb will need to know more of your travel history.
Why Expedia or Priceline Might Just Be the Next Great Hotel Brand

Why Expedia or Priceline Might Just Be the Next Great Hotel Brand

Whether or not you agree with this, it's certainly an idea worth contemplating as everyone and everything in the travel industry are beginning to converge. Whatever you decide, please don't shoot the
TripAdvisor Is Fighting to Keep Its Lead in Attractions: The Inside Story

TripAdvisor Is Fighting to Keep Its Lead in Attractions: The Inside Story

The attractions booking sector is TripAdvisor's to lose, especially given its recent success. But unless it pushes faster on mobile innovation, rivals like GetYourGuide and Klook might overtake the
Exclusive: TripAdvisor Reorganizes Business Units in Attempt to Revive Its Prospects

Exclusive: TripAdvisor Reorganizes Business Units in Attempt to Revive Its Prospects

It is widely acknowledged that TripAdvisor needed to reinvigorate its business and product lines after a difficult transition to hotel metasearch and instant booking. The company believes the new
This website makes sure you’ll never get another crappy product from Amazon again

This website makes sure you’ll never get another crappy product from Amazon again

Let’s be real. Amazon has made online shopping, and our lives, that much easier. But we’d be lying if we didn’t admit there was…

TripAdvisor CEO Sees Mobile Leading to More In-Destination Engagement

TripAdvisor will continue fighting to get a bigger piece of the online travel booking pie in 2018. It's a familiar refrain at this point. -Hannah Sampson
How An Entirely Fake Restaurant Became London’s Hottest Reservation

How An Entirely Fake Restaurant Became London’s Hottest Reservation

One writer showed just how little we should trust online review sites.
How An Entirely Fake Restaurant Became London’s Hottest Reservation

How An Entirely Fake Restaurant Became London’s Hottest Reservation

One writer showed just how little we should trust online review sites.

Recommended Reading: Making a shed a top-rated destination on TripAdvisor

I Made My Shed the Top Rated Restaurant On TripAdvisor Oobah Butler, ViceIf you've ever wondered just how many reviews on sites like TripAdvisor are fake, you're not alone. One writer took maters into

Recommended Reading: Making a shed a top-rated destination on TripAdvisor

I Made My Shed the Top Rated Restaurant On TripAdvisor Oobah Butler, Vice If you've ever wondered just how many reviews on sites like TripAdvisor are fake, you're not alone. One writer took maters
I Made My Shed the Top-Rated Restaurant on TripAdvisor

I Made My Shed the Top-Rated Restaurant on TripAdvisor

And then served customers frozen dinners on its opening night.
A guy tricked Tripadvisor into making his garden shed the top-rated restaurant in London

A guy tricked Tripadvisor into making his garden shed the top-rated restaurant in London

Oobah Butler once had a job writing fake Tripadvisor restaurant reviews for £10/each, paid by restauranteurs; having learned how powerful these reviews were, he decided to turn his south London shed
Fitbit's Ionic will let you stream Deezer from your wrist

Fitbit's Ionic will let you stream Deezer from your wrist

Fitbit's Ionic smartwatch suffers from a dearth of apps, we noted in our Engadget review, but the wearable firm is trying to flip that equation with an update to its Fitbit OS. It will bring over 100
TripAdvisor blocks posts about dangerous Mexican resorts

TripAdvisor blocks posts about dangerous Mexican resorts

https://youtu.be/loh50mM987wWhen a US woman posted about being raped at a Mexican resort, TripAdvisor deleted the post, saying it "wasn't family friendly." Other people say they've posted about rapes
Senator Urges U.S. to Probe TripAdvisor Over Removed Reviews About Rape

Senator Urges U.S. to Probe TripAdvisor Over Removed Reviews About Rape

Normally we'd say this is a typical congressional letter to a regulator that will come to nothing. After all, TripAdvisor has already started placing notifications above hotel listings where there are
The FTC May Be Looking Into Tripadvisor After It Deleted Reviews Alleging Rape, Suspicious Deaths

The FTC May Be Looking Into Tripadvisor After It Deleted Reviews Alleging Rape, Suspicious Deaths

Review site TripAdvisor may have frantically backpedaled after a Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal expose showed that it had a habit of censoring reviews mentioning blackouts, rape, and suspicious deaths or
TripAdvisor Allegedly Deleted Hotel Reviews Mentioning Rape. Now It Could Be Facing Action

TripAdvisor Allegedly Deleted Hotel Reviews Mentioning Rape. Now It Could Be Facing Action

Several people claimed they were sexually assaulted at Mexican hotels, but that reviews mentioning the allegations were removed
The FTC May Investigate TripAdvisor’s Controversial Treatment of Negative Reviews

The FTC May Investigate TripAdvisor’s Controversial Treatment of Negative Reviews

A new report suggests the agency is examining the site's business practices.
The FTC May Investigate TripAdvisor’s Controversial Treatment of Negative Reviews

The FTC May Investigate TripAdvisor’s Controversial Treatment of Negative Reviews

A new report suggests the agency is examining the site's business practices.

FTC may investigate TripAdvisor over deleted posts, but it isn't yet

Earlier this month, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that TripAdvisor had deleted multiple posts from users warning others about incidents of assault and rape that had taken place at a certain