The latest update was designed to provide a fairer and more consistent form of ranking that looks at “performance over time”. TripAdvisor hasn’t explicitly described how the algorithm has been tweaked, but indicates that a hotel that’s received consistently good ratings for a decade will outrank a hotel that’s gained excellent reviews over a few months, but been less popular before. As a result of this algorithm update, some hotels have seen their ranking move up, while others have gone down. The current version of the algorithm is based on assessing three areas: quality, recency and quantity. Let’s look at how each of these work in more detail. Get the full story at Travel Tripper Read also "TripAdvisor’s narrative is changing"