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Tripadvisor, IN Todays MIwaukee Journal Accusing Tripadvisor

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Tripadvisor, IN Todays MIwaukee Journal Accusing Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor is being accusing of deleting negative reports of Playa del carmen Area

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1. Re: Tripadvisor, IN Todays MIwaukee Journal Accusing Tripadvisor

Starting the count down...

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2. Re: Tripadvisor, IN Todays MIwaukee Journal Accusing Tripadvisor

I haven't read the article. That being said, I think the posts that are removed are more the alarmist and/or misinformation type posts.

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MY original story posted and removed in 2010 of rape by a security guard at the Iberostar.

Here is the story republished 7 years later:

https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g15081…

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What has the Mexican authorities done recently in regards to all the stories of drugging, tainted alcohol, rape, and death. It appears more and more Americans have or are, coming forward.

Seriously, is it safe to travel there now? Do not want to go there if no one is taking this seriously!!!!

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6. Re: Tripadvisor, IN Todays MIwaukee Journal Accusing Tripadvisor

What stories of 'drugging and tainted alcohol'?

The 'tainted alcohol' they found was not drugged, but bootlegged or otherwise illegal.

The brother and his sister who died, had their blood tested later and no drugs were found in their system. Most likely an unfortunate case of way too many shots combined with being in a pool.

Is it safe to travel there? I'd say judging by the stats, tourists are exceptionally safe in Mexico, actually. Do the math.

Now, not sure I'd feel as safe traveling to Vegas or New York......

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7. Re: Tripadvisor, IN Todays MIwaukee Journal Accusing Tripadvisor

as far as the deleting posts- most post and threads on TA are deleted by forum members- not Trip Advisor staff. People click on the 'report inappropriate content' enough, it gets threads closed and posts go 'poof'.

Now if it makes you feel better to blame the big bad company, by all means.....but get your facts straight, maybe.

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In Vegas or New York, they would call the police for a victim of rape. The criminal would be in prison.

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MY facts couldn't be more straight!

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If that is the same newspaper that had the fake news articles about two young siblings being given alleged "tainted alcohol" then I have no confidence in their reporting.

Reportedly, and not verified that I know of, the brother and sister had blood alcohol content of around 0.25 if my memory is correct.

I don't get drunk but that seems extremely excessive, especially around a pool with possibly no one sober and observant nearby after it was dark.

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