Read a summary timeline of TripAdvisor in the news during the last 12 months with links to articles with more details:
10/28/11 Hoteliers and restaurateurs anxious to sue TripAdvisor in the U.S. over travelers’ disparaging reviews may have to rethink their strategy following a legal decision involving Yelp. Read More
10/20/11 TripAdvisor gets sued for 10 million after naming hotel the “dirtiest hotel” in the country. The Grand Hotel, in Pigeon Forge, was ranked the dirtiest hotel in America and now its owner is going after TripAdvisor. Read More. Also read: Does TripAdvisor Play Dirty with Hotel Reviews? in USA Today.
10/20/11 TripAdvisor is seeking verification from a consumer after discovering a potentially false review. The Howarth House (a hotel in the UK) brought brought the review to TripAdvisors attention. Read More
10/4/11 Trip Advisor punishes hotel for writing its own reviews, and for writing a negative review of a competitors. The hotel now has the “red badge” on its listing at TripAdvisor and denies wirting fraudulent reviews. Read More
9/27/11 TripAdvisor now emphasizing Traveler photos (along with reviews). With over 8 million traveler’s photos on TripAdvisor, your guests can now shape public opinion of you not just by writing about your, but by also sharing photos. This is a natura; extension of TripAdvisor’s user-generated content. Read More