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Welcome in Taipei!!台北歡迎你!! 
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{{Shortcut|[[Tout]]}}
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In many countries business owners hire '''touts''' to solicit customers. Touts go to train stations, airports, or open plazas and urge travellers to visit their employers' business.
TPE HTL Outcall Girls massage.Taipei18-27-yo-
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Beautiful!Sexy!Hot!massage girls anytime MASSAGE18~27-GIRLS-OUTCALL-TPE Massage!
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TAIPEIGIRLS MASSAGE18~29YO OUTCALL台北外出全身.24時間営業で.完全なサービスを提供 
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TEL:0955501126                                                               
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Hotelmassage90min.2300                                           
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Oilmassage120min.2900                       
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BodyBody massage150min.3500                                                                                 
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台北最多推薦按摩.乐享台北.台北第一服務品牌按摩,欢迎在台北旅馆客房打电话或用移動电話预約,台湾台北按摩美女15分~30分隨叫隨到,安全.專業.舒適.溫柔.親切,快乐的與你共享時光 热情好客,俱親和力的年輕小姐~來自在地台北
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台北上門酒店旅館按摩女师年齡:(18yo.19yo.20yo.22yo.23yo.24yo.25yo.26yo.28yo.29yo.31yo.)年齡任選.身高體重任選.個性任選.按摩方式.項目.時間任選.中等美女以上,你一定不會失望的.難忘台北夜按摩!台湾台北上门按摩!!)                             
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[[Image:Donttout.jpg|thumb|upright=1.3]]
TEL-24h電話:0955501126,30min到達台北各区
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Wikitravel specifically strives to [[Wikitravel:Goals and non-goals|avoid being an "advertising brochure"]] for any business, city, or service. Business employees, like everyone, are [[Wikitravel:Welcome, business owners|welcome]] to add information to Wikitravel, but we're making a travel guide, not a business brochure, so Wikitravel should not be used as a tool for advertising.
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歡迎來自世界各地的朋友貴賓,乐享台北酒店旅館按摩,住家台北按摩,女師是在地台北人,很快樂,很享受幇你按摩,保證令人滿意,超越期待!新鮮有熱誠,充滿熱情與專業,喜歡與世界各地的人為友,樂觀,快樂台北按摩,堆滿青春年輕的笑臉,有善意和發自內心的熱誠與關懷,你會喜歡並難忘,台北的按摩經驗,在您的旅途日記中,記上一筆,也請各位好朋友貴賓.幇我們做個体驗見証,更期待下一次的相約台北按摩~
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== Identifying touting ==
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Edits might be reverted as touting if any of the following guidelines aren't followed:
歡迎各地各國好朋友來體驗台灣按摩!(亞洲~大陸的朋友.外國 香
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===Don't list the same place many times===
.新加坡.韓國.日本.馬來西亞...旅外的華人朋友們!!)
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{{Shortcut|[[multiple]]}}
   
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Yes, a guest house may have a restaurant, a bar, an internet cafe and a dance show, but you need to pick '''one''' of "See", "Eat", "Drink", "Sleep" and "Contact" to slot it under.  That said, exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis if, for example, a hotel has a famous, separately named bar or restaurant that also draws significant numbers of non-resident customers (use the article's [[Wikitravel:Using talk pages|talk page]] to discuss these ''rare'' instances).  Also note that businesses should be listed '''in only one article''' for the town or district in which the business operates; if an article about the town has not yet been created, [[Wikitravel:How to start a new page|create it]].
台北旅館酒店客房上门外出按摩:
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===Don't add more than one URL===
   
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{{Shortcut|[[1URL]]}}
90分min.2300元NT
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for a place, neither on one page nor on different pages. There is never a reason to do so, and it will mark your contributions as advertising spam in the eyes of other editors.
   
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===Describe, don't urge=== 
120min.2900元NT
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Use the indicative mood to describe ("The food at Restaurant X is freshly prepared when ordered."), rather than the imperative mood for commanding ("Come to Restaurant X and sample its delicious fare straight from the oven!").
   
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===Avoid using [[Wikitravel:Words to avoid|flowery, vague terms]]===
150min.3500元NT
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{{Shortcut|[[puff]]}}
   
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in descriptions, instead describe why it is so great. "This stunningly wonderful hotel is fabulously luxurious!" is meaningless; "More staff than guests, three heated swimming pools, and each room has a jacuzzi, a bearskin rug in front of the fireplace and panoramic windows with views of the Mighty Mountains" tells much more. "Good music, terrific staff and a great atmosphere" could apply to any bar; "Dark, smoky den crowded with local hipsters, with knowledgeable bartenders and live jazz on Fridays" gives some idea of what to expect.
   
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TEL-24h電話:0955501126                   
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===Avoid superlatives===
   
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{{Shortcut|[[super]]}}
   
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(The best, the biggest, the tastiest, the most fascinating) unless they are objectively true and of specific interest to the traveller.
30min到達.NO MORE CHARGE.已包含一切費用
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===Avoid [[Wikitravel:First person pronouns|first person pronouns]]===
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Never say ''our restaurant'', or ''we provide''.
English ok!Please call for appointment anytime!
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===Don't write in ALL-CAPS===
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{{Shortcut|[[shout]]}}
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On the internet, writing in capital letters where not grammatically justified is considered [[:wikipedia:All caps#Computing|shouting]] and is highly discouraged.
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===Avoid assertions of proximity===
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to nearby attractions. The description section of a listing is for describing that listing, not the rest of the town. If it's attached to the convention centre or right on the pier then note that using the "directions" attribute of the [[Wikitravel:Listings|listing tag]], but otherwise save descriptions of the area's attractions for the "See" section. Instead, contribute detailed lat-long coordinates of the property (see [[Wikitravel:Geocoding#For_a_listing_item|Wikitravel:Geocoding]])—it will be much more helpful for a traveler choosing a place to stay.
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===Avoid references to third-party ratings and rankings===
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unless they are truly exceptional. For example, "Lonely Planet approved" should be avoided since there are thousands of businesses that are "Lonely Planet approved", but "rated the #2 hotel in the Middle East by Generic Travel Magazine in 2010" ''might'' be worth mentioning.  Listings that include such references but provide no mention of ''why'' the business is highly rated offer little value to travellers; a long list of accolades is no substitute for actually describing the establishment.
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===Don't move your listing to the top===
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{{Shortcut|[[qjump]]}}
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In most cases listings should be ordered [[alphabet]]ically within a section.  Moving a listing to the top of the list for any reason other than alphabetisation (or complying with a specially agreed, non-alphabetic, listing order) is considered touting.
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===Don't include referral codes in URLs===
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{{Shortcut|[[no-ref-code]]}}  
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Some businesses use referral codes to track where traffic to their web site is coming from (example: http://example.com/site.html?from=wikitravel). Referral codes don't benefit travellers and will lead to removal of the listing.
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== Contributing constructively ==
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=== Guidelines for business owners ===
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If you own a business or work for a marketing company you should expect that your edits will come under more scrutiny than those contributed by travellers. As noted previously, business employees, like everyone, are [[Wikitravel:Welcome, business owners|welcome]] to add information to Wikitravel, but anything seen as advertising is likely to be removed.  Additionally, because the goals of creating a travel guide often differ from those of hotel chains, tourism boards, and other business entities contributors should be aware that there are no guarantees that even properly-formatted listings will always be kept in Wikitravel guides.  To make a contribution that is less likely to be removed:
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* Follow all of the guidelines above to avoid having your contribution identified as touting.
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====[[Wikitravel:How to create a user account|Create a user account]]====
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and identify yourself as the owner of the business on your [[Wikitravel:User page help|user page]] (but don't advertise the business there). Doing so adds some transparency by clearly identifying you as a business owner, and also gives travellers a way to contact you with questions.
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====Never remove====
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{{Shortcut|[[censor]]}}
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#competitors' listings from articles or edit them negatively. If there is a problem with a listing it can always be edited for accuracy, and if an establishment is truly vile it can be removed after being discussed on the article's [[Wikitravel:Using talk pages|talk page]]. Removing the listings of competing businesses without discussion is '''strongly''' frowned upon.
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#negative comments left by others about your establishment.  If you think the comments are [[Wikitravel:Be fair|unfair]], say so on the [[Wikitravel:Using talk pages|Talk page]] and let the community reach a conclusion.
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====Include exact prices====
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{{Shortcut|[[pricing]]}}
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We know you hate to do this, but listings without pricing information may be deleted. [[Wikitravel:Words to avoid|Vague terms like "reasonable" or "affordable"]] are worse than useless.  If prices vary, provide a price range (example: "$100-$200, varies by season").
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====Do not [[Wikitravel:Edit war|edit war]]====
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If your listing is removed look at the [[Wikitravel:Page history help|article history]] or, if you see a blinking red dot at the top right of the screen, on your [[Wikitravel:Using talk pages|user talk page]] to see why it was removed, and discuss it on the [[Wikitravel:Using talk pages|talk page]] for that article. Repeatedly re-adding a removed listing without first discussing why it was removed makes  it more likely that editors will see your contributions as advertising, and less likely that your listing will be allowed.
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=== Marketers and SEOs ===
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{{Shortcut|[[linkspam]]}}
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:''Note: Wikitravel implements [[:WikiPedia:nofollow|<code>rel="nofollow"</code>]] so there is no [[:wikipedia:Search engine optimization|SEO]] benefit to listing a website here.''
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Wikitravel gets numerous contributions each day attempting to market hotel chains and other businesses. As noted earlier, Wikitravel has no interest in marketing - this is a site for travellers, not hotel owners - so accounts that add multiple business listings that do not meet the guidelines above should unfortunately expect to see those contributions deleted, and in the worst case repeated violations of this policy may lead to blocking of the contributor's account and possibly blacklisting of the business in question.
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{{Shortcut|[[format]]}}
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In addition to the guidelines above, note that marketers '''must [[Wikitravel:Accommodation listings|format listings correctly]]'''. Other editors will fix mistakes made by good faith contributors who add only one or two listings, but if you are adding multiple listings then it is up to you to make sure they adhere to the Wikitravel [[Wikitravel:Manual of style|style guidelines]]. You must include full information, including price ranges, a properly formatted address (do not include city/state or province/postal code) and a '''useful''', factually accurate description of the business with [[phone|correctly formatted phone numbers]]; otherwise, your contributions will probably be removed.
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=== Examples ===
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{{Shortcut|[[advert]]}}
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<font color=#009900>'''Good'''</font>. The following is an example of a good business listing. It is properly formatted according to our [[Manual_of_style#Listings|manual of style]], includes an estimated price range for a standard double room, and has a description that provides useful, factual information for a traveller:
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<div style="background-color:#DDFFDD">
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* <sleep name="Heidelberg Super Lodge" alt="" address="123 Erste St" directions="" phone="+49 27 555-5555" url="http://example.de/" price="€100-200" lat="" long="" email="super_lodge@example.de" fax="">This 55-room hotel has a pool, 24-hour gym, free HBO and Wi-Fi, two conference rooms and a massive lobby fireplace. The on-site Walldorf Restaurant is open 06:00-22:00 daily and serves Asian-fusion cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere with prices from €10-30 per entrée. Free airport shuttle runs every thirty min.</sleep>
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</div>
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<font color=#DD0000>'''Bad'''</font>. This listing is for the same hotel, but the address is improperly formatted, there is no price range or website and the description is pure marketing fluff exacerbated by the "[[:wikipedia:All caps#Computing|shouting]]" capital letters:
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* <sleep name="HEIDELBERG SUPER LODGE" alt="Heidelberg" address="123 Erste Street, Heidelberg, 6917" directions="near Heidelberg" phone="for best prices" email="for best prices" fax="for best prices" url="" price="">The HEIDELBERG SUPER LODGE is in Heidelberg.  Our luxurious Heidelberg hotel is a traveler's dream, boasting a location just minutes from the airport, shopping, and all the myriad local attractions of heidelberg. WELL-APPOINTED ROOMS INVITE YOU TO A WONDERLAND IDEAL FOR YOUR NEXT BUSINESS OR PLEASURE TRIP WHERE ATTENTIVE AND INDIVIDUAL SERVICE MEANS YOU ARE SURE TO RETURN AGAIN AND AGAIN!!!</sleep>
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</div>
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'''Edits inserting such listings are routinely deleted'''.
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==See also==
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* [[Wikitravel:Welcome, business owners|Welcome, business owners]] - Useful information for business owners who want to work with the Wikitravel community.
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* [[Wikitravel:External links|External links]] - Guidelines on what external links are appropriate and how they should be formatted.
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* [[Tour|Tour listings]] - Guidelines on when it is appropriate to list a tour company on Wikitravel.
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* [[Apt|Apartment/Rental listings]] - Guidelines on when it is appropriate to list a rental agency on Wikitravel.
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* [[Wikitravel:Tone|Tone]] - Overview of the tone to use in Wikitravel articles.
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* [[Wikitravel:Be fair|Be fair]] - How to approach reviews of businesses and destinations.
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* [[Wikitravel:The traveller comes first|The traveller comes first]] - The golden rule of Wikitravel - the interests of the traveller '''always''' come first.
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* [[Wikitravel:Avoid negative reviews|Avoid negative reviews]] - It is often better not to list a business than to provide a negative review.
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* [[Wikitravel:Words to avoid|Words to avoid]] - Guideline on some words to avoid in listings and articles.
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{{WikitravelDoc|policies}}
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[[fr:Wikitravel:Non au Racolage !]]
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[[ja:Wikitravel:売り込み禁止]]
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[[nl:Wikitravel:Niet werven]]
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[[pl:Nie zachwalaj]]
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[[sv:Wikitravel:Skryt inte]]

Revision as of 21:26, 22 July 2013

In many countries business owners hire touts to solicit customers. Touts go to train stations, airports, or open plazas and urge travellers to visit their employers' business.

Donttout.jpg

Wikitravel specifically strives to avoid being an "advertising brochure" for any business, city, or service. Business employees, like everyone, are welcome to add information to Wikitravel, but we're making a travel guide, not a business brochure, so Wikitravel should not be used as a tool for advertising.

Contents

Identifying touting

Edits might be reverted as touting if any of the following guidelines aren't followed:

Don't list the same place many times

Yes, a guest house may have a restaurant, a bar, an internet cafe and a dance show, but you need to pick one of "See", "Eat", "Drink", "Sleep" and "Contact" to slot it under. That said, exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis if, for example, a hotel has a famous, separately named bar or restaurant that also draws significant numbers of non-resident customers (use the article's talk page to discuss these rare instances). Also note that businesses should be listed in only one article for the town or district in which the business operates; if an article about the town has not yet been created, create it.

Don't add more than one URL

for a place, neither on one page nor on different pages. There is never a reason to do so, and it will mark your contributions as advertising spam in the eyes of other editors.

Describe, don't urge

Use the indicative mood to describe ("The food at Restaurant X is freshly prepared when ordered."), rather than the imperative mood for commanding ("Come to Restaurant X and sample its delicious fare straight from the oven!").

Avoid using flowery, vague terms

in descriptions, instead describe why it is so great. "This stunningly wonderful hotel is fabulously luxurious!" is meaningless; "More staff than guests, three heated swimming pools, and each room has a jacuzzi, a bearskin rug in front of the fireplace and panoramic windows with views of the Mighty Mountains" tells much more. "Good music, terrific staff and a great atmosphere" could apply to any bar; "Dark, smoky den crowded with local hipsters, with knowledgeable bartenders and live jazz on Fridays" gives some idea of what to expect.

Avoid superlatives

(The best, the biggest, the tastiest, the most fascinating) unless they are objectively true and of specific interest to the traveller.

Avoid first person pronouns

Never say our restaurant, or we provide.

Don't write in ALL-CAPS

On the internet, writing in capital letters where not grammatically justified is considered shouting and is highly discouraged.

Avoid assertions of proximity

to nearby attractions. The description section of a listing is for describing that listing, not the rest of the town. If it's attached to the convention centre or right on the pier then note that using the "directions" attribute of the listing tag, but otherwise save descriptions of the area's attractions for the "See" section. Instead, contribute detailed lat-long coordinates of the property (see Wikitravel:Geocoding)—it will be much more helpful for a traveler choosing a place to stay.

Avoid references to third-party ratings and rankings

unless they are truly exceptional. For example, "Lonely Planet approved" should be avoided since there are thousands of businesses that are "Lonely Planet approved", but "rated the #2 hotel in the Middle East by Generic Travel Magazine in 2010" might be worth mentioning. Listings that include such references but provide no mention of why the business is highly rated offer little value to travellers; a long list of accolades is no substitute for actually describing the establishment.

Don't move your listing to the top

In most cases listings should be ordered alphabetically within a section. Moving a listing to the top of the list for any reason other than alphabetisation (or complying with a specially agreed, non-alphabetic, listing order) is considered touting.

Don't include referral codes in URLs

Some businesses use referral codes to track where traffic to their web site is coming from (example: http://example.com/site.html?from=wikitravel). Referral codes don't benefit travellers and will lead to removal of the listing.

Contributing constructively

Guidelines for business owners

If you own a business or work for a marketing company you should expect that your edits will come under more scrutiny than those contributed by travellers. As noted previously, business employees, like everyone, are welcome to add information to Wikitravel, but anything seen as advertising is likely to be removed. Additionally, because the goals of creating a travel guide often differ from those of hotel chains, tourism boards, and other business entities contributors should be aware that there are no guarantees that even properly-formatted listings will always be kept in Wikitravel guides. To make a contribution that is less likely to be removed:

  • Follow all of the guidelines above to avoid having your contribution identified as touting.

Create a user account

and identify yourself as the owner of the business on your user page (but don't advertise the business there). Doing so adds some transparency by clearly identifying you as a business owner, and also gives travellers a way to contact you with questions.

Never remove

  1. competitors' listings from articles or edit them negatively. If there is a problem with a listing it can always be edited for accuracy, and if an establishment is truly vile it can be removed after being discussed on the article's talk page. Removing the listings of competing businesses without discussion is strongly frowned upon.
  2. negative comments left by others about your establishment. If you think the comments are unfair, say so on the Talk page and let the community reach a conclusion.

Include exact prices

We know you hate to do this, but listings without pricing information may be deleted. Vague terms like "reasonable" or "affordable" are worse than useless. If prices vary, provide a price range (example: "$100-$200, varies by season").

Do not edit war

If your listing is removed look at the article history or, if you see a blinking red dot at the top right of the screen, on your user talk page to see why it was removed, and discuss it on the talk page for that article. Repeatedly re-adding a removed listing without first discussing why it was removed makes it more likely that editors will see your contributions as advertising, and less likely that your listing will be allowed.

Marketers and SEOs

Note: Wikitravel implements rel="nofollow" so there is no SEO benefit to listing a website here.

Wikitravel gets numerous contributions each day attempting to market hotel chains and other businesses. As noted earlier, Wikitravel has no interest in marketing - this is a site for travellers, not hotel owners - so accounts that add multiple business listings that do not meet the guidelines above should unfortunately expect to see those contributions deleted, and in the worst case repeated violations of this policy may lead to blocking of the contributor's account and possibly blacklisting of the business in question.

In addition to the guidelines above, note that marketers must format listings correctly. Other editors will fix mistakes made by good faith contributors who add only one or two listings, but if you are adding multiple listings then it is up to you to make sure they adhere to the Wikitravel style guidelines. You must include full information, including price ranges, a properly formatted address (do not include city/state or province/postal code) and a useful, factually accurate description of the business with correctly formatted phone numbers; otherwise, your contributions will probably be removed.

Examples

Good. The following is an example of a good business listing. It is properly formatted according to our manual of style, includes an estimated price range for a standard double room, and has a description that provides useful, factual information for a traveller:

  • Heidelberg Super Lodge, 123 Erste St, +49 27 555-5555 (), [1]. This 55-room hotel has a pool, 24-hour gym, free HBO and Wi-Fi, two conference rooms and a massive lobby fireplace. The on-site Walldorf Restaurant is open 06:00-22:00 daily and serves Asian-fusion cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere with prices from €10-30 per entrée. Free airport shuttle runs every thirty min. €100-200.


Bad. This listing is for the same hotel, but the address is improperly formatted, there is no price range or website and the description is pure marketing fluff exacerbated by the "shouting" capital letters:

  • HEIDELBERG SUPER LODGE (Heidelberg), 123 Erste Street, Heidelberg, 6917 (near Heidelberg), for best prices (, fax: for best prices). The HEIDELBERG SUPER LODGE is in Heidelberg. Our luxurious Heidelberg hotel is a traveler's dream, boasting a location just minutes from the airport, shopping, and all the myriad local attractions of heidelberg. WELL-APPOINTED ROOMS INVITE YOU TO A WONDERLAND IDEAL FOR YOUR NEXT BUSINESS OR PLEASURE TRIP WHERE ATTENTIVE AND INDIVIDUAL SERVICE MEANS YOU ARE SURE TO RETURN AGAIN AND AGAIN!!!

Edits inserting such listings are routinely deleted.

See also

  • Welcome, business owners - Useful information for business owners who want to work with the Wikitravel community.
  • External links - Guidelines on what external links are appropriate and how they should be formatted.
  • Tour listings - Guidelines on when it is appropriate to list a tour company on Wikitravel.
  • Apartment/Rental listings - Guidelines on when it is appropriate to list a rental agency on Wikitravel.
  • Tone - Overview of the tone to use in Wikitravel articles.
  • Be fair - How to approach reviews of businesses and destinations.
  • The traveller comes first - The golden rule of Wikitravel - the interests of the traveller always come first.
  • Avoid negative reviews - It is often better not to list a business than to provide a negative review.
  • Words to avoid - Guideline on some words to avoid in listings and articles.

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