Source: Travel News
Expedia is the subject of a lawsuit alleging it defrauds consumers in the way it charges consumers certain fees on an affiliate, Reservations.com. Pictured, guest rooms at Westin hotels feature Peloton bikes. Westin Hotels & Resorts
Skift Take: Online travel agencies have been vehemently opposed to detailing the components of the taxes and fees they collect on prepaid hotel bookings because it would expose the wholesale rates they obtain from hotels and the markups that the booking sites impose. This lawsuit could potentially impose changes in Expedia's financial relationship with its affiliates.
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Expedia Faces Traveler Fee Lawsuit Alleging Tax Fraud and Racketeering