Can a rating capsule be used to rate a place (not a recipe) in a travel related

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  1. Chinaimport profile image91
    Chinaimportposted 4 years ago

    Can a rating capsule be used to rate a place (not a recipe) in a travel related hub?

    Hub page learning center has information about rating capsule, but it describes its use in a recipe hub.  I am not sure if I can use this for a travel hub.  Is HP review capsule is similar to Google’s rich snippets as described in https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/146645

    Anyone who has experience with the use of rating capsule for travel hub, please share.


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  2. nochance profile image93
    nochanceposted 4 years ago

    You can absolutely use it for your travel hub. I've seen it used for them a few times. I've also used it myself for book review hubs.

    I guess it's just slightly more practical for recipe hubs because you can go out and buy the ingredients for a recipe and make it that night and rate it right then and there. Whereas with a travel hub people are not likely to come back and rate it after they took your advice.

    I guess you would be better off using a poll.
    - Been there, loved it
    - Been there, wasn't impressed
    - Want to go
    - Not interested

    1. Chinaimport profile image91
      Chinaimportposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the advice.  I am going to use it for a travel hub and see what happens.

  3. wychic profile image86
    wychicposted 4 years ago

    Yes, you can big_smile. I noticed that "ratings" does appear in two different places when you're writing a hub -- there's one under "recipes," but then another one above it. I use the one that's not under the recipe heading for my reviews, and it does seem to be very helpful to people to have that little at-a-glance piece of information.

    1. Chinaimport profile image91
      Chinaimportposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thank for pointing me towards the right rating capsule.  I agree that these stars are eye catching.  Many travel portals are using it.

 
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