Travel

Feds Considering Fining Hilton Hotels For Obstruction Investigation Into Allegations It Blocks Customers’ WiFi

Company Failed to Produce Information & Documents Regarding Potential Wi-Fi Blocking at Hilton-Brand Hotels & Resorts After Consumer Complaints — The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau is considering fining Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc. $25,000 for its apparent obstruction of an investigation into whether Hilton engaged in the blocking of consumers’ Wi-Fi devices. In today’s...

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U.S. Seeks Disclosure of All Fees Fliers Face

May 26, 2014
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Airlines and travel agents will be required to list fees for services like checked bags, carry-ons and seat reservations so that travelers can compare fares more easily under a proposal announced by the Transportation Department. The proposal would also broaden the definition of “ticket  agent,” so that travel websites like Kayak, which help consumers...

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Time to Reconsider Your Airline Credit Card?

April 12, 2014
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If you have an airline credit card, now may be the time to ditch it for something better. Delta is the latest airline to revamp its program to reward people based on how much they spend for their tickets, rather than how far they fly. That’s great news if you’re an elite frequent flier...

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Meriden Tour Operator Finally Refunds Customer’s Payment For Cancelled Trip

March 21, 2014
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Barbara Zentarski of Plantsville was looking forward to a tour of Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park for the middle of August in 2012. But one week before the trip, Silver Mill Tours – the Meriden tour operator – cancelled it saying there was a lack of interest. The company assured Zentarski that the...

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