Senator Pushes to Change Online Booking Fee Disclosures

    Sen. Claire McCaskill has introduced a bill to the U.S. Senate that would require hotels and online booking sites to divulge any fees during the primary booking process that would otherwise be charged at the end of a stay. AH&LA President Katherine Lugar believes the legislation would empower online travel agencies to hide their service fees, potentially give third-party online booking sites an opportunity to conceal their own fees, and promote confusion among consumers and local governments. To read more, click here.

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