Articles tagged “ratings”

What’s the Value of a Hotel Star Rating in a TripAdvisor World?

What’s the Value of a Hotel Star Rating in a TripAdvisor World?

Dan Peltier, Skift

While a five-star rating still signals that a property has class, it's not always sufficient in making clear what guests can expect beyond the high-quality service and amenities.

2 years ago

What U.S. Airline Passengers Complain About Most When They Fly

What U.S. Airline Passengers Complain About Most When They Fly

Jason Clampet, Skift

We need better in-flight Wi-Fi to take our minds off the rest of the in-flight experience.

2 years ago

From Freddies to Skytrax: Making Sense of Airline and Airport Awards

From Freddies to Skytrax: Making Sense of Airline and Airport Awards

Marisa Garcia, Skift

The ultimate reward of awards is good press for the winners. But aiming for the prize--any prize--helps spur on airlines and airports to make air travel better. That has to be a good thing.

2 years ago

Singapore Airlines Debuts New Premium Economy With Social Media Treasure Hunt

Singapore Airlines Debuts New Premium Economy With Social Media Treasure Hunt

Marisa Garcia, Skift

We're a bit surprised by the color and trim choices, given the airline's palette and design scheme for the rest of the aircraft, but overall it's a great product. This should be a very nice option for passengers who want more than the airline's excellent boutique Economy class, but aren't ready to dish-out the fare for a Business class ticket.

2 years ago

The World’s Best Airlines for Long-Haul Premium Economy

The World’s Best Airlines for Long-Haul Premium Economy

Marisa Garcia, Skift

If you're going to pay more, you expect more. These airlines really get that.

2 years ago

Latest Michelin Guide updates put France on par with Japan once again

Henry Samuel Paris, Daily Telegraph

Despite Michelin's online floundering, its yearly updates create new destination restaurants every year and set the tone for what's expected from high end dining -- even if fewer and fewer people are pursuing it.

4 years ago

Hotel room size matters for AAA Five Diamond ratings as The Greenbrier drops off

Hotel room size matters for AAA Five Diamond ratings as The Greenbrier drops off

John Raby, The Associated Press

Hey, four diamonds ain't bad, either, for The Greenbrier or any other hotel.

4 years ago

Israeli hotels return to a star system after more than two decades to realize it’s not that bright

Sapir Peretz, Tel Aviv Globes

Star ratings for hotels are just about the most misunderstood ratings for consumers. Outside of Italy, France, and Germany, there are few destinations where stars aren't meaningless. And even where they mean something they need to be update for the Wi-Fi generation.

5 years ago