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TripAdvisor's 'Dirtiest Hotels' list angers UK's hospitality industry

01/02/2010 15:56

The Independent today reports that TripAdvisor's "Dirtiest Hotels' list for the UK is causing an uproar among hospitality leaders.


The industry across the ocean worries that TripAdvisor and similar sites - sites that rely on anonymous reviews - yield too much power, the story says. The concern had existed before, but TripAdvisor's Dirtiest Hotels list made it an even hotter topic in the past week, the article says.


TripAdvisor's "Dirtiest Hotels" list for the USA was such as a talker on Hotel Check-In last week that the post attracted a whopping 276 comments.


Bob Cotton, CEO of the British Hospitality Association, told the Independent that hotels across Europe are lobbying the EU Commission to rewrite the rules governing website reviews.


Get the full story at: USA Today




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