OTA & Travel Distribution Update: Resort Fee Saga Targeting Marriott Continues; non-cancellable rates at the heart of Booking.com’s pending appeal; TripAdvisor fined for potentially bogus reviews | Foster Garvey PC

This week’s update includes additional background information regarding the ongoing resort fee saga, which many of you have requested. Enjoy. Resort Fees – Part TwoMany of you have reached out to us over the past week to request more information on the ongoing Marriott litigation and the events leading up …

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Hotel “subsistence costs” face a second legal challenge

Earlier this month, the Washington DC Attorney General received applause from consumers (and many of our readers) when he filed a civil lawsuit against Marriott, alleging that the mandatory “resort fees” collected by many of the accommodation giant’s hotels violate consumer protection laws. . And now the Nebraska Attorney General …

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Taco Bell Hotel Resort Palm Springs Reservations: Sold-Out Chef’s Talks Menu

Bravo Insider Exclusivity! Create a free profile to get unlimited access to exclusive videos, sweepstakes and more! Register for free to view It’s official: the hottest travel destination this summer is the Taco Bell Hotel, especially the theme-y a pop-up complex called The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort, …

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Is this the end of deceptive resort fees?

The hospitality industry’s practice of charging resort fees as a mandatory supplement to the quoted room rate has spread in recent years from resorts to urban and even suburban properties, but now the Washington DC Attorney General goes to court to challenge what he calls “direct price deception”. The civil …

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Marriott is sued by DC as hotel resort fees face new fire

Skift take Living expenses are built into the business models of many hotels, so it would take a lot to shake them up. But the prospect is gaining momentum. Dennis Schaal, Skift Pressure on hotels over their consumer-unfriendly resort fees increases as the District of Columbia sues Marriott International, alleging …

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