I never trusted Trip Advisor – which is owned by Expedia – after all the bad press about sabotaging rivals with fake reviews etc but this is ridiculous.
Over the last several years I have contributed reviews to Trip Adviser about hotels, cities, restaurants and various other touristy things. Whilst I have some reservations about Trip Adviser I worked on the principle that I would be as honest and objective in my reviews as possible, and if I was critical of something then I would try to explain why.
Some of my reviews have had numerous visits and indications are that people found them useful. So far so good.
Then this morning out of the blue I got an e-mail from Trip Adviser and I quote below from it:-
“Thanks to travellers like you, the TripAdvisor community raised more than $500,000 for refugee crisis relief last December. Today I’m reaching out again because we have another opportunity to make a major impact.
Right now, 65 million refugees – more than half of whom are children — are on…
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