Hotels: stop being too pushy about TripAdvisor!
There’s one thing I noticed about my last two European trips: hotels are trying to be “persuasive” to have its customers write something positive about them. (yea, I mean what the f*ck).
I love it when hotels provide you with exemplary services. It shows dedication, professionalism and care. But all of this were destroyed once they mentioned “Oh don’t forget to write what you think about us on TripAdvisor”.
Some even have the guts to ask for a 5-star with this not-so-appropriate humor “we just love to have 5 full circles for once”.
Maybe you’re okay with this. But to me this destroys everything about the service provided prior to the grand reveal (of TripAdvisor). It reminds me too much about how much of a capitalist world we live in.
Am I too paranoid about this? This post is probably what is expected as I’m a strong advocate against the tipping culture. This is almost no different. And from now on I’m going to chop chop 1-star off a hotel that attempted to ask me to write a review on TripAdvisor.