Travel Tech released the following statement after the San Diego City Council rejected Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s proposed compromise regulations on short-term rentals in favor of heavy-handed, blunt action. » Read news
On Friday, Travel Tech's Vice President for Short-Term Rental Policy, Matt Kiessling, sent a letter to Mayor Kevin Faulconer and the San Diego City Council voicing the Association's support for the Mayor's reasoned compromise on a proposed short-term rental ordinance.» Read news
Statement: Senate Bill Mandating New Requirements on Ticket Agents is Unnecessary and Would Do Little to Help Consumers
Transparency in the travel marketplace is crucial. However, without airline cooperation in the implementation of travel agency customer service standards – which is not mandated by the bill – agents cannot fulfill requirements, such as providing prompt refunds, 24-hour holds or opportunities to cancel without penalty.
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A bill to protect private property rights and catalyze Tennessee’s tourism economy was signed into law today by Governor Bill Haslam.» Read news
Three weeks before election day, the group fighting a Palm Springs ballot measure that would ban most of the city’s vacation rental properties has received an influx of cash from AirBnB and travel-booking site Expedia, which owns HomeAway. » Read news