She started working with Fodor’s three years ago, focusing on nightlife — a natural fit for the bartender with the master’s degree in creative writing. When the 81-year-old travel guidebook company decided to plump up its hotel feature, Cameron expanded her coverage as well. Now, in addition to cocktails, she must focus her lens on the wider, and sometimes wackier, landscape of lodging. She squeezes mattresses, peers into showers and, with a straight face, asks such questions as, “Do you have ghosts?” Before the revamp, Fodor’s reviews resembled CliffsNotes, with a brief introduction and a short list of bullet-pointed pros and cons. Last year, the publication decided to provide more images and meatier details about the properties. It also introduced a search tool called experiences, the colorful umbrella for such niche categories as “9021-Oooh-La-La: The 8 Poshest Hotels in Beverly Hills,” “5 Old Montreal Hotels With So Much Charm, You’ll Swear You’re in Europe” and “10 New York Hotels That Are a Serious Bargain.” “User-generated sites have their benefits, but we want to cut through the noise and make [choosing a hotel] as easy as possible,” said Jeremy Tarr, Fodor’s digital editorial director. Get the full story at The Washington Post