TripAdvisor Warning

540 Signatures Goal: 100

TripAdvisor is sadly a very popular site among travellers, and has become a very powerful platform to post lies, and libel comments about properties, property owners, restaurants, etc. Because TripAdvisor is such a popular site, negative reviews about an establishment can be devastating, and even put people out of business. TripAdvisor knows it is being used as a platform to post lies and libel comments, and even used to blackmail owners, yet they refuse to do anything about it. ANYONE can join TripAdvisor and start posting lies, and why stop at just one account?.. I myself have 14 TripAdvisor accounts, that I have setup in the past few weeks, and will be adding a lot more in the coming days… (actually the most difficult part is comingup with new email addresses.)

Posting lies and libel comments on TripAdvisor is as easy as 123, there is absolutely no validation of the reviewer.This is becoming a huge problem for hotel owners, and TripAdvisorjust shrug their shoulders. 100′s if not 1000′s of hotel owners have requested to be completely removed from TripAdvisor, TripAdvisor refuses. As an owner or manager of an establishment you can report an issue to TripAdvisor, but you only have 200 characters, so good luck on that one!!… 200 characters, to try and explain that the person who has just told the world that your hotel is infested with rats, never actually stayed at your establishment, and more than often got paid by competition to post negative commentsabout you. I know someone that gets paid $15 per review posted good or bad!

We believe that a site that has such a damaging effect on the industry should at least have some form of validating both owners, andreviewers.. There are various and easy ways to validate users to put a near stop to libel posting.. So, ask yourself, why doesn’t TripAdvisorenforce this?.. The answer is because although the quality of the site willsky rocket, the quantity of users will drop, and all TripAdvisor is interested in, is numbers, numbers for marketing purposes.. saying they have 100 million (in-active) members sounds a lot better than 1 million active members.

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June 4
Petition has reached 500 signatures!
June 17
Petition has reached 250 signatures!
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    May 20, 2017
    May 20, 2017
    Tripadvisor allows a customer to say what they want without checking anything. But they don't allow you to answer with facts. A customer can talk bad, but the owner can't do a damn thing! Get rid of tripadvisor!
  • Stephen Scarman
    Stephen Scarman Spain, Barcelona
    May 10, 2017
    May 10, 2017
    Horrible company, no customer care whatsoever. NO WAY TO SPEAK TO A PERSON, ALL YOU GET IS 'COMPUTER SAYS NO' Corrupt, totally manipulated by fake reviews that hotels pay for. I have now sold my hotel, and so pleased not to be a slave to tripadvisor anymore
  • karen wilson
    karen wilson United Kingdom, Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Apr 17, 2017
    Apr 17, 2017
    We are number 1 on trip advisor in our home town and because of this we are always busy and on Saturday past a party of 4 couldn't get in because we were full and wrote a damaging review and rated us a 1. when I complained to trip advisor they said it was a valid review! So when you are busy due to trip advisor they validate a negative review because you are busy?????? Take this site down it is a platform for nutters and jelous people I HATE it even though we are no 1 (what does that tell you)
  • karen wilson
    karen wilson United Kingdom, Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Apr 17, 2017
    Apr 17, 2017
    I totally agree with this petition, as no 1 in our home town and always fully booked trip advisor chose to post a review with 1 star because they couldn't get in! this contradicts what this site is all about. I asked them to take it off and they refused! this site should be annulled and never to return they are scumbags
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    Stephen Scarman Spain
    2 months ago
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    xavier enero Spain
    2 months ago
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    karen wilson United Kingdom
    2 months ago
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    Silvia Spain
    3 months ago
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    Natasha Spain
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    Nemondua Spain
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    Clemens Oestreich Marshall Islands
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    Ángel Luis García Gómez Spain
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    Mr Stephen D Hartnell United Kingdom
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    Rayco Spain
    4 months ago
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    brian shok Philippines
    4 months ago
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    Vito Stephens-kedizola United Kingdom
    6 months ago
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    Voice screwgie Maldives
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    Sue Aykroyd Canada
    7 months ago
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    Chris Summers United States
    8 months ago
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