The hotel industry is celebrating a big win after the recent introduction of the Stop Online Booking Scams Act of 2016 in the Senate.
Should John Call pay Alamo’s $260 bill? “Should I pay this car rental damage bill?”
When Evalee Dahn cancels a reservation she made through Booking.com, she’s charged for it anyway. Is the company allowed to do that?
“I canceled my room, but Booking.com billed me anyway”
Everyone wants to kill hotel resort fees, those annoying extras added to your hotel bill after you ask for a price quote. The latest effort comes from Sen. Claire McCaskill (D.-Mo.), who wants to legislate the controversial surcharges out of existence.
“This bill would kill hotel resort fees – but will it pass?”
The hotel industry is throwing its weight behind a bill that would require online travel agencies acting on behalf of hotels to say they don’t do a direct booking. It’s an issue that has bothered hotels for years. But does it go far enough?
“New law would force sites to disclose they aren’t hotels — but is it enough?”