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Hotel trade group blasts proposed sale of Orbitz to Expedia

...industry Thursday.Expedia and Orbitz own several websites that allow travelers to book airline tickets, hotel rooms or car rentals. Orbitz Worldwide Inc., based in Chicago, owns HotelClub.com, Orbitz.com and CheapTickets.com. Expedia Inc...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/hotel-trade-group-blasts-p
Dublin woman wanted for not returning rental car

A Dublin, Ga., woman is wanted for failing to return a vehicle to Payless Car Rental at Augusta Regional Airport.According to an incident report filed Monday, Constance Hamlett, 32, rented a 2014 Nissan Altima...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-26/dublin-woman-wanted-no
Expect higher traffic on the road and in the air for Memorial Day 2015

...an increase in almost 5 percent compared to last year.Both gas and airfare are lower this year, while hotel and car rental rates are slightly higher."Americans have more money in their pockets this year due to rising wages and lower gas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-19/expect-higher-traffic-road-an
Report: impact of hotel tax hardest outside Atlanta

...This lost demand brings with it a reduction in other spending (food, beverage, retail, tourist attractions, car rentals, etc.) as well as forgone general sales and use taxes and hotel/motel tax receipts (which in aggregate can range...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-28/report-impact-hotel-tax-ha
Georgia film commissioner addresses Augusta Rotary Club

...said.Thomas said the industry is providing about $5 billion in economic benefits. Movie crews need lodging, fuel, car rentals, for example.The deputy commissioner said Georgia has a lot to offer movie makers from a good climate to beaches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-20/georgia-has-what-film-make
Evans man sought for felony theft of Hertz vehicle

Richmond County deputies are searching for an Evans man who hasn't returned a vehicle he rented from Hertz Car Rental.Marlon Hill, of 4022 Cameron Court, is accused of felony theft by conversion after having not made payments on a 2014 silver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-15/evans-man-sought-felon
New rides, slides set to open

...you're flying to Orlando or California and plan a multi-day visit to Disney or Universal, consider the cost of car rentals, gas and parking when pricing hotels. Even if rooms are cheaper away from the park, you might save money (and time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-31/new-rides-slides-set-open
Car rental prices spike for Masters Week

...Augusta during Masters Week, and area car rental companies have their prices set accordingly...Augusta.For many of the national car rental chains ? among them, Hertz, Enterprise...the airport. Those in the local car rental industry attribute the higher prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-01/car-rental-
Cheaper gas, longer holiday to send more Americans traveling this season

...30, almost 80 cents cheaper than this time last year. The cost of airfare is also expected to drop, while hotel and car rental rates are expected to rise moderately.About 2.8 million Geor gians will travel this season, according to AAA. Even...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-20/cheaper-gas-longer-holiday-se
Airlines ask Congress to roll back airfare rule

...consumer. It's just dishonest."Airlines say they should be able to advertise their fares the same way hotels, car rental agencies and other businesses do ? by advertising the price of their service and adding in taxes and fees before the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-08/airlines-ask-congress-roll