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Priceline’s “Name Your Own Price” Option

Class Action

Priceline’s “Name Your Own Price” Option

July 2016: A federal judge granted Priceline’s motion to dismiss and denied plaintiffs’ motion for leave to amend the complaint. The judge found, among other things, that consumers were informed…

Shay Mitchell Instagram Database

Evidence

Shay Mitchell Instagram Database

TINA.org investigated 21 social media influencers who have received two FTC letters notifying them of their legal obligation to clearly and conspicuously disclose their relationships with brands when promoting products or…

Hotwire

Ad Alert

Hotwire

Consumer says advertised hotel rate went up after clicking “book now.”

Expedia

Ad Alert

Expedia

Travel site would do well to renovate how it informs consumers about hotel renovations.

Prices of Rooms at Marriott Hotels

Class Action

Prices of Rooms at Marriott Hotels

In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Marriott International for allegedly deceptively advertising the daily room rates of hotel rooms by not including mandatory resort fees in the…

Prices of Rooms at Hyatt Hotels

Class Action

Prices of Rooms at Hyatt Hotels

In July 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Hyatt Hotels for allegedly misleadingly advertising prices of hotel rooms to make consumers believe the rooms are cheaper than they actually…

Agoda Travel Website and App

Class Action

Agoda Travel Website and App

July 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-1289, S.D. Cal.) June 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Booking Holdings for allegedly falsely…

Reservations.com

Class Action

Reservations.com

In October 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Reservations.com (a website that travelers can use to book hotel rooms) for allegedly failing to disclose in its marketing materials a…

Travelocity

Ad Alert

Travelocity

TINA.org reader says discount travel website misled her on a promotion.

Room Rates on Wyndham’s Websites

Class Action

Room Rates on Wyndham’s Websites

February 2017: A federal judge dismissed the claims against two of the defendants – Wyndham Hotel Group and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts – When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice,…

Facebook’s Tracking Cookies

Consumer News

Facebook’s Tracking Cookies

Facebook’s list of privacy abuses in 2011 seemed to grow by the minute.  Tech savvy users of the 800 million-strong network reported that A browser or web cookie collects and…

Protect Your Assets from Estate Planning Scams

Consumer News

Protect Your Assets from Estate Planning Scams

There are many different kinds of legal services out there, but there’s one kind that is particularly susceptible to deceptive advertising: estate planning.  Estate planning protects your assets after you…

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