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Couple fined

Couple 'fined' £100 by hotel for bad review
A couple say they have been "fined" £100 by a Blackpool hotel for leaving critical comments on travel review website Trip Advisor.
Tony and Jan Jenkinson posted the negative comment after being unimpressed with the one night they spent at the Broadway Hotel.
The couple, from Whitehaven, later found £100 charged to their credit card. The hotel said its policy was to charge for "bad" reviews.
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Trading Standards are investigating.
In their defence  the hotel management  said that they were following the guide lines and practices of their chosen trade association.
The  trading  officer commented that  he never heard of such a guideline from  the “   F S  B”  (Federation Small Business) , B T B  ( British Tourist Board )  or any other  organization
Their reply was   “We are not members of the FSB   or  BTB   but Our  guiding organization is   the FEI