How do I spot a fake review?

By | December 16th, 2013

Online reviews are great sources for information about a hotel or restaurant — except when they’re not. Here’s how to spot a fake.

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  • mbods

    All I have to say is.. Thanks for all you do Chris! I can’t tell you how much you have helped me and in turn, what I pass on!

  • Justin

    I’m a bit ticked off with TripAdvisor. I rated a hotel that defrauded me (GM managed two hotels). I even provided proof. Guess what? Every review I write for the hotel is somehow removed. Even when I omitted names, but provided hard evidence.
    I’ve lost respect for TripAdvisor. What happened to warning other travelers of similar and potential scams?

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