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Industry Commends Efforts to Protect Consumers from Scams

Industry Commends Efforts to Protect Consumers from Scams

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today commended Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) on their leadership in urging government agencies to protect consumers from deceptive online booking practices. The Senators sent a bipartisan letter to ...

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Industry Fees and Surcharges Forecast to Rise in 2016

Industry Fees and Surcharges Forecast to Rise in 2016

Following the 2015 record of $2.45 billion, total fees and surcharges collected by U.S. hotels are forecast to increase to another record level of $2.55 billion in 2016. Although the amount will establish a record level of fees and surcharges, ...

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AH&LA Releases Statement on 2017 Per Diem Rates

AH&LA Releases Statement on 2017 Per Diem Rates

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today issued the following statement on the federal per diem rates for FY2017 released by the General Services Administration (GSA). The government body also announced the formation of a new inter-agency working ...

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Marriott, Starwood Extend Merger Review Period

Marriott, Starwood Extend Merger Review Period

BETHESDA, Md.—Marriott International, Inc. and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced that, at the request of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, they have agreed to extend the time period for MOFCOM to complete its review of the Marriott-Starwood ...

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Hoteliers Lure Guests with Alternative Accommodations

Hoteliers Lure Guests with Alternative Accommodations

While most hoteliers rely upon reservations made for their rooms and suites, additional revenue presents itself in the form of managing vacation rental homes. Some hotel companies are just entering the space—Choice Hotels announced the launch of Vacation Rentals by ...

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