Column | Sep 30, 2013 | 6:30 AM
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Column | Sep 30, 2013 | 6:30 AM"We believe that online hotel reservation sites should include in the quoted total price any unavoidable and mandatory fees, such as resort fees, that consumers will be charged to stay at the hotel. While a hotel reservation site may breakdown the components of the reservation estimate (e.g., room rate, estimated taxes, and any mandatory, unavoidable fees), the most prominent figure for consumers should be the total inclusive estimate." The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent this in a "Warning Letter" to 22 hotel operators on November 28. FTC did not identify the hotels in question, but it could find lots of candidates.
Story | Feb 10, 2013 | 8:00 AM
Consumers continue to get dinged and, worse, surprised by "resort" fees that often aren't quoted upfront in the hotel booking process. This one lump-sum fee often covers such items as phone calls, bottled water, Internet access, access to the pool or...
Story | Dec 16, 2012 | 3:34 AM
YUMA — The 18-and-under Cecil Fielder Elite World Series semifinals and championship games are set to be televised live by ESPN3 on Dec. 31. The tournament, coordinated by The Baseball Legends of Brawley, will have the tournament start Dec. 27...
Story | Jul 4, 2012 | 12:20 PM