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Hotels sluggish to comply with FTC in price disclosure

Honest price advertising will be the main hotel question mark in 2013. As I’ve reported, the Federal Trade Commission informed big chains that their practice of posting lowball rates, then adding mandatory “resort” and other fees, is deceptive. Instead, the FTC told them, they must include whatever mandatory charges they assess in the first price they post, on their own websites and on prices they give to the online travel ...

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  • Headline: Hotels sluggish to comply with FTC in price disclosure
  • Publication: Travel, Pages 49 on 01/27/2013
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