Have a look at the TripAdvisor reviews of the Hilton Garden Inn in Tampa.
Online review sites offer what appears to be helpful information. But it’s not always reliable.
Just a few days ago, Italian authorities fined TripAdvisor $600,000 for failing to adopt controls to prevent false reviews, while at the same time promoting the site’s content as “authentic and genuine.”
“How to read an online review like a pro”
Alina Novak’s complaint had a familiar ring to it. While she was searching for an inexpensive round-trip ticket from Toronto to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on TripAdvisor.com, she stumbled upon a $177 airfare.
“Are airlines pulling a bait-and-switch?”
Online reviews are great sources for information about a hotel or restaurant — except when they’re not. Here’s how to spot a fake.