What if Airlines and Hotels Banned Bloggers Who Reviewed Their Products and Services?

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    “When John Golden of The Golden Dish went to eat at The Honey Paw restaurant in Portland, Maine, the owner gave him two options–he could eat at the restaurant or he could write about it–but not both”, according to this article written by Jeanne Marie Hoffman of Le Chic Geek. “Finding this ‘request’ odd, the food critic reviewed the restaurant anyway, giving it a very positive review.” Golden wound up being banned from not only the restaurant he reviewed; but from all three restaurants owned and operated by the three owners, who indicated that they “were quite serious when we offered you the choice between dining at our restaurants and writing about them.” That caused me to wonder: what if airlines and hotels banned bloggers who reviewed their products and services — whether the reviews were positive or negative? Imagine if... The post What if Airlines and Hotels Banned Bloggers Who Reviewed Their Products and Services? appeared first on The Gate.

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