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Hotel Ratings Fraud

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Hotel Rating Inflation So far no international classification for hotels exists, but that hasn’t stopped ambitious hotel marketers from slapping any number of stars, diamonds, cacti on their properties and touting them as 5 or 6 or even 7 star properties, whatever that may mean in real service and amenities. I think the ratings inflation trend began with the Xanadu-like ... Read More »

Mad Guests and UFOs: Why Hampton Hotels Are Number 1

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Mad Guests and UFOs: Why Hampton Hotels Are Number 1 Did you hear the story of the Hampton Hotels guest who took advantage of the chain’s 100%, no-questions asked refund policy? She complained the UFO’s outside her window kept her awake all night. She got her money back. Or, as USA Today reported, how about the guest who asked for ... Read More »

Forget The Mint: Fairmont Offers An iPad in Every Room

From NMT Images Forget The Mint: Fairmont Offers An iPad in Every Room Fairmont’s flag ship property, The Plaza (NY) still offers its signature turn-down service, skips the mint, but offers the “sweetest” touch of all: an iPad in every guest room. Starting September 2010, The Plaza will offer iPads in all guest rooms and suites, and they’ll be loaded ... Read More »

Six and Seven Star Hotel Rating Inflation

Hotel Rating Inflation From Kaleel ftp etc So far no international classification for hotels exists, but that hasn’t stopped ambitious hotel marketers from slapping any number of stars, diamonds, cacti on their properties and touting them as 5 or 6 or even 7 star properties, whatever that may mean in real service and amenities. I think the ratings inflation trend ... Read More »

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