The hotel industry is celebrating a big win after the recent introduction of the Stop Online Booking Scams Act of 2016 in the Senate.
“It’s a good bill,” says Rosanna Maietta, a spokeswoman for the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), which has been pushing for the legislation. She’s right. It’s a good bill — especially for the hotel industry.
The proposed law requires third-party booking sites to prominently notify users that they aren’t associated with a hotel’s website before charging their credit cards.
Avoiding hotel scams Beware of hotel booking sites bearing deals, said Alina Tugend at The New York Times. In what travel experts label "a systemic industry problem," a growing number of customers are being duped "by promises of gre...
Hotel booking scams are on the rise partly because 1 in 3 vacations is set up online, with many hotel and airline reservations punched in on those tiny, hard-to-read smartphone screens.
A battle is heating up between online travel sites and U.S. hotels over the best way to book your hotel room.Like most things in business, the feud comes down to money.The American Hotel and Lodging Assn., the trade group for hotels...