Next time you use TripAdvisor to book a room, you may see a badge or warning symbol on the review page. This new feature will let customers know if sexual assault or other safety concerns have been reported at a specific hotel/business.
In response to widespread criticism for removing claims of sexual assault from its forums to keep them “family friendly,” TripAdvisor has started placing warning symbols — or “badges” — on the review pages of hotels and businesses where rape and other safety incidents have been reported. [Washington Post]
Here's how it all started...
EXCLUSIVE: Did TripAdvisor remove warnings about rapes and injuries at Mexico resorts? These tourists say so. https://t.co/F0WEDuEq5P— Journal Sentinel (@journalsentinel) November 1, 2017
Now, you may see something like this next time you go to book a room through TripAdvisor's website: