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Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 30.03.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel TripAdvisor review system remains under a cloud etravelblackboard.com The screening processes of TripAdvisor remain firmly under the spotlight as the travel review website faces renewed allegations of manipulation of reviews and ratings by hoteliers. Among the recent criticisms made of […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 29.03.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Come wi-fi with me: Airlines are offering increasingly high-tech services to tempt us on board The Independent As you pull down your tray table, wince at paying £5 for a glass of lukewarm Chablis and settle in for a cramped […]

Grown-up Travel Guide News Update – 28.03.2012

In which we present a regular round-up of news from the world of Grown-up Travel Spain sees gamble in vision of ‘Sin City’ News.com.au A Euro Vegas in down-and-out Spain? Depending on whom you ask, it could be heaven-sent or a deal with the devil. Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson’s dream to build Europe’s first Las Vegas-style […]

Hotel Review – Conscious Hotel Museum Square, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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Amsterdam is truly one of the great European cities to visit, and over the years I’ve been there seven times – running the gamut from broke inter-railer and hitch-hiker through weekend tourist from Berlin to a short break with the family. I imagine your choices of accommodation have been similarly varied? You could say that. […]