About Badges and Points
Badges and points are a way of recognizing the contributions that users have made. For each piece of content a user posts, they gain 1 point. As tour guides gain points they rise up in the rankings on the tour guides pages. After obtaining a certain number of points they gain one of the badges below.
How many points are awarded for each type of content?
1 point is awarded for each piece of content - Listings, Mini-albums (photos) and Reviews.
How come I lost some points?
It could be because some of your content was unpublished by a moderator. Content may be unpublished if it is:
You may have lost points due to posting content without much substance to it. For example, if you post 50 one-line comments, we may subtract points even though we don't delete the content.
What is an Editor's Pick?
See the Content Quality Guidelines page.
Contact us if you have more questions.