Third-party booking sites slow to refund money for hotels that were closed during the storm

HOUSTON – As families with no electricity tried to stay warm last week, some of them checked into hotels with heat. Others, though, paid for rooms they didn’t get. Now they’re calling consumer expert Amy Davis for help to get that much-needed money back. Third-party booking sites like Travelocity, Expedia and Priceline let people reserve … Read more

Travelocity is Giving Away $1,000 Vacation Vouchers During Daylight Saving Time

At 1:59am CT when clocks spring forward, Travelocity will give away $1,000 vacation vouchers on Twitter. Tweet this The catalyst for the upcoming giveaway stemmed from a recent Travelocity survey that found families are the most eager to take a vacation in 2021. In fact, parents are planning and taking trips sooner than any other … Read more

Travelocity wins Md. high court tax battle with state comptroller

β€œIn sum, Travelocity facilitated the right to occupy a hotel room or rent a vehicle during the audit period, but did not acquire ‘title or possession’ as required for a ‘sale’ under the Tax Code Section 11-101(i), and is therefore not liable for the tax,” Judge Michele D. Hotten wrote for the majority. (File Photo) … Read more