ABC TV Recommends

November 03, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
ABC 7 Chicago, the television network's Chicago affiliate, recently advised travelers to visit "" to "get the inside scoop from people who've actually stayed at the hotel." The station characterized as a useful "consumer feedback" resource.

The recommendation was posted on on October 31, 2005, in a piece entitled "Star-Crossed Hotel Ratings."

The endorsement was one of five from major media outlets in October. was covered in the St. Petersburg Times, the Hartford Courant and the Philadelphia Inquirer newspapers during the month. October also saw Consumer Reports advise readers to visit "" to "get travelers' opinions" on hotels.'s Chicago coverage is extensive. Finned properties in's Chicago section include The Allerton Crowne Plaza, the Best Western Inn of Chicago, the Fairmont Chicago, the Hotel Allegro, Le Meridien Chicago, the Lennox Suites Hotel, and the Peninsula Chicago. awards fins to properties that are reviewed positively by travelers. collects, screens, and publishes unbiased hotel reviews written by real travelers. The site posts reviews only after they have been thoroughly researched and authenticated. discards well over half of all incoming contributions as insufficient or invalid. The site may be viewed free of charge at the Internet address. remains 100% owned by its creator. is not affiliated with any of the aforementioned organization or properties.

About, the site that Consumer Reports calls one of “the tricks to booking online,” is the world’s most-trusted Internet lodging guide. The site was named one of the five best travel websites by National Geographic Traveler magazine, and has been praised by the Independent ( UK ), US News & World Report, and USA Today. Founded in March 2001, is available free of charge at the Internet address. is owned by SharkPage, a privately held company based in Palo Alto, California. and SharkPage are trademarks of SharkPage. Further press information on is available at .