Thai hotel that legally pursued reviewer

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1. Posted by funkytwig (Budding Member 15 posts) 23w Star this if you like it!

Something people should be aware of

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-54914768

"TripAdvisor has warned about a Thai hotel that made a legal complaint against a customer for a negative review, resulting in his arrest. Wesley Barnes, who is a US citizen, posted a scathing review of the Sea View Resort on the travel review site. He was subsequently detained and charged under Thailand's strict anti-defamation laws. He was later released after issuing a public apology."

Ben

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3. Posted by goodfish (Full Member 264 posts) 23w Star this if you like it!

And what exactly does that "room service" mean, Benny?

4. Posted by Bennytheball (Budding Member 77 posts) 23w Star this if you like it!

Sadly, for intrepid travellers unaware of Thai hospitality, I must leave the answer to this enquiry to one's imagination, suffice it to say that all the hotel guests I met would never dream of writing a bad review!

5. Posted by Bennytheball (Budding Member 77 posts) 22w Star this if you like it!

.....and with post number 2 removed by "a moderator" ....the trail of any further information has now gone cold