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# Wesley Barnes
American to avoid jail over negative TripAdvisor review of Thai hotel
Wesley Barnes wrote of encountering “unfriendly staff” who “act like they don’t want anyone here”.
# Koh Chang island
American threatened with jail in Thailand over negative Tripadvisor review
The hotel said legal action was taken because the man had penned multiple reviews on different sites over the past few weeks.
# none too plussed
'Wasn't happy with the lack of pints': Visitors complain about Ireland's most popular tourist attractions
Ireland has plenty to offer visitors at home and abroad – but there’s just no pleasing some people.
# Unfair Dismissal
A waitress who was sacked over a bad TripAdvisor review has been awarded €2,000
The woman claimed she was unfairly dismissed after a customer described her as ‘abrupt’.
# top hotels
Just 13 dreamy Instagrams from Tripadvisor's newly-crowned 'top hotel in Ireland'
The food looks unreal.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Do you pay attention to online reviews when picking restaurants?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# Sexual Assault
TripAdvisor now issuing warning badges to hotels where sexual assaults are reported
This follows an investigation into reports made against a hotel in Mexico.
# Receipts
A cottage owner in Clare seriously shut down a Tripadvisor review that questioned the accommodation's cleanliness
The manager didn’t take kindly to a complaint that the pool was ‘slippy’.
# Room with a view
This guest house in Dingle was named the best B&B in Ireland and the views are spectacular
Casual gawk at the Atlantic when you wake up.
# tripadvisor
Donegal hotel named best in Ireland for fifth year in a row
TripAdvisor revealed its 2017 ‘Travellers Choice’ Awards this morning.
# dublin and dingle
These are the 10 best restaurants in Ireland*
*According to TripAdvisor.
# sand and sea
These are the top 10 Irish beaches for 2016
Kerry was the most popular county with four of its beaches making the list, but one Cork beach took the top spot.
# look overhead
This café's masterful response to a snotty TripAdvisor review is going viral
Looks like someone got schooled in common business practice.
# unconvinced
A bug caused Google to bury rivals like Yelp and TripAdvisor in its search results
The company says it is working on a fix for local search, but its rivals aren’t convinced it’s a bug.
# tripadvisor
Here's what it's like inside the top 10 restaurants in Ireland
No spicebags here.
# Delicious
This Cork vegetarian paradise is the best restaurant in Ireland
“You’ll honestly never miss the meat”.
# little victory
This is the best museum in Ireland*
*According to TripAdvisor.
# medium ben
10 of the harshest Trip Advisor reviews of all time
“The Pyramids? Just blocks on top of blocks.”
# local knowledge
10 alternative facts about Ireland's top 10 destinations for tourists
All the important cultural facts tourists need to know.
# dream of sun
These are the top 10 beaches in Ireland*
*According to Tripadvisor, at least.
# tough crowd
'Nothing too special at all ... they are just cliffs'
Everyone’s a critic.
# Holiday at Home
Have you ever stayed in one of Ireland's top ten hotels?
Tripadvisor released a list of the best hotels to stay in this year.
# winners
These Sligo and Antrim B&Bs were named among the best in the world
“It’s like having a dinner party every morning at breakfast”
# whoops
TripAdvisor fined €500,000 for 'fake reviews'
The US company is appealing the decision, which was made in Italy.
# Not fine
Couple 'fined £100 by their hotel' for leaving a bad review on TripAdvisor
Tony and Jan Jenkinson described the establishment as a “filthy, dirty, rotten stinking hovel”.
# what a trip
These are some of the things TripAdvisor is cooking up in its new Dublin office
The man in charge of new products at the world’s biggest travel site says he is “really confident” its reviews are fair.
# Harsh
Cork hotel receives painful TripAdvisor review, manager's response is both funny and excellent
The review likened the hotel’s exterior to Chernobyl.
# summer holidays
Another award for Ireland's Toy Soldier Factory
Yes, Ireland has a toy soldier factory.
Irish guesthouse voted second best in Europe for exceptional service
The hotel reached the number one spot for Ireland in Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Hotels with Exceptional Service.
# tripadvisor
Urgup and Zermatt beat Dublin as go-to destinations in Europe
The rankings are based on Tripadvisor reviews of hotels, attractions, and restaurants in these areas.
# ready for reviews
Woman accidentally becomes Glasgow's '87th most popular attraction'
Mary Johnston mistakenly became a tourist destination while using TripAdvisor.
# Jobswatch
TripAdvisor is coming to Dublin with 50 new jobs
The new positions are in web engineering and the company has already started accepting applications.
# tripadvisor
Two top Irish chefs encourage others to ‘tear up’ TripAdvisor award certs
Derry Clarke of L’Ecrivain and Oliver Dunne of Bon Appétit dumped their certs of ‘excellence’, criticising the anonymous nature of posters on the ratings site.
# time out
10 best beaches in the world according to Tripadvisor users
Wish we were there.
# Holidays
15 places you should discover this year…
Finances allowing, of course. From Antigua Guatemala to San Sebastian, we take a look at the most beautiful, historic and downright fascinating locations for you to discover this year.
# tripadvisor
TripAdvisor defends reader reviews following warning by watchdog
The website has responded to criticisms about its “real travellers’” reviews section – saying that its users made “educated decision” based on reviews.