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London Named Third Most Popular Destination in the World

Mark Hillary | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hillary

"Whether it's to explore the newly opened Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, or to enjoy some of the top attractions including the second most popular cultural institution in the world, the British Museum, London is fast becoming known as the greatest place in the world to visit."

LOOK: Woman Lists Herself On Tripadvisor, Becomes 87th Best Attraction In Glasgow

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Mary Johnson somehow ended up as Glasgow's 87th best tourist attraction in the listings on Tripadvisor. She was listed as "ready for reviews", wit...

Retail Has Changed Beyond Recognition in Just Five Years

Alistair Niederer | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK
Alistair Niederer

Business Week magazine recently described how consumer behaviour has changed in the US since the economic downturn. Of course the downturn affected ma...

Reviews By Customers Are Now Vital For Success

Alistair Niederer | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK
Alistair Niederer

I stayed in a hotel recently where the owner proudly featured a sticker on the door saying that it was rated the number 1 hotel in that town on Tripad...

The Bank Holiday Weather PR Stunt

Stephen Ferdinando | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Stephen Ferdinando

And yes. It has emerged. The nice weather that occurred over the May Day bank holiday was actually a PR stunt, orchestrated by 'James Chef' - a new branch of holiday makers. I went to their head offices in Southend to find some answers.

How the Crowd Ruined Wisdom

Glynn Jones | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Tech
Glynn Jones

Just about every website and app these days uses crowdsourcing to magic up 'what's best' and this is a terrible mistake.

TripAdvisor's Fake Review Problem

Peter McGuire | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Tech
Peter McGuire

Fake online reviews are not particularly hard to spot. When they're glowing, full of marketing speak, and from a new commenter, this should raise a flag for website owners and users. On the other hand, some hotels and restaurants have complained about malicious and unfounded reviews, some of which come from rival companies.

The Great Cheese War: It Has Begun

Alistair Coleman | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Alistair Coleman

Call me mad, but I have a theory, and it is this: The bigger the country as a military power, I theorise, the worse its cheese and associated dairy products. Look at American cheese. Good grief, look at Russian cheese (if you can). In both cases, I'd rather eat next door's cat.

'We Were Picked Up From The Airport By A Unicorn': TripAdvisor Reviews Attacked

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK

TripAdvisor has been attacked for being misleading, after complaints have highlighted that travel reviews on the website were not necessarily posted b...

The Fastest Growing UK Tourist Hotspot? Really?

PA | Posted 08.12.2011 | UK

The 2012 Olympics have helped lift a London suburb not normally associated with tourism into Europe's fastest-growing destination, it has been reveale...

Why the 'Bogus Review' Card is a Godsend for Idle Hoteliers

Mike Peake | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Mike Peake

I missed Attack Of The Trip Advisors on ITV1 on Monday night because I was enjoying the oikish squabbles of The Junior Apprentice, but seeing it liste...

The Trip is it - The Best Travel Apps to Save you Money

Craig Agranoff | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK Tech
Craig Agranoff

If you use a good route planner or trip planner, you could potentially save ten, fifteen, or more pounds just on the driving or transit time, round trip. Add that up and in a year, you could have saved enough to pay for a couple of those trips. Or to pay for that trip to mum's on the weekend.