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Across South Carolina

...S.C. --- The Town of Hilton Head Island is getting about $350,000 after a court settlement with a dozen online travel sites over a dispute about local accommodation taxes.The town and other South Carolina municipalities sued Expedia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-27/across-south-carolina
Metro
Ga. court revives Web hotel price scheme challenge

...into one of the dozens of lawsuits filed by officials who contend that city coffers have been shortchanged by the online travel sites. Many have been dismissed by federal or state judges, but attorneys say several are still pending, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/24/met_515689.shtml
Metro
True cost of a vacation can be hidden in the fees

...some popular downtown areas.Hotel taxes and fees are also partly why you often pay more than you expected with online travel sites. The bids you submit with the name-your-own-price option generally don't include taxes or service fees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-04-16/true-cost-vacation-can-be-
Business
Across Georgia

...Klan, Jews and a picture of a gallows. City sues online travel sites over unpaid tax ROME - The city has sued travel Web...the local governments allege in the lawsuit that online travel sites remit taxes based on the discount rate paid to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/14/met_32254.shtml
Metro
Super Bowl ads to battle for supremacy

...That Was Easy." "The time was right for us," Goodman said. "We had a very important message." Expedia, the online travel site, has also bought its first Super Bowl ad, but like many advertisers the company is keeping its contents secret...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/25/tel_402323.shtml
Television
Spock joining Kirk in Priceline.com ads

...service puts it in direct competition with services such as Expedia and Travelocity. Priceline's move comes as online travel sites look for new ways to compete. Research shows that the average customer checks three sites before buying an airline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/17/bus_401303.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...earlier, higher levels, while US Airways kept discounts on some routes, said Tom Parsons, chief executive of the online travel site Bestfares.com. Trading of Conseco shares suspended INDIANAPOLIS - Trading in shares of struggling insurance and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/13/bus_352316.shtml
Business
Airfares quoted were not the best

...days and routings are cheaper. The airlines and online travel sites are promoting their fares as cheaper than those that...his travel dollar? My bet is that the airlines and online travel sites are hoping their advertising blitzes will deter the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/04/op_316906.shtml
Opinion columns
Sites avoid travel glitches, cliches

Most online travel sites claim to find you the lowest prices on airfare or hotels, but none has technology remotely capable of delivering that; most also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/04/tec_227425.shtml
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Travelers make Internet first stop

...additional incentive of an extra 1,000 frequent-flier points to people who booked through its site, but other online travel sites reported a similar surge last week. Internet Travel Network said it had over 1 million accesses to its site Feb...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/27/tec_204647.shtml
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