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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2019, 02:34:23 PM »
Finally.

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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2019, 02:50:32 PM »
relief, does not demand return of some monies to consumer but money to the state and clearer daily rates which is more then fair to ask for.
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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2019, 02:51:58 PM »
Any idea what the outcome will probably be?

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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2019, 03:12:28 PM »
There arent many things i find as infuriating as Resort Fees.

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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2019, 05:22:14 PM »
There arent many things i find as infuriating as Resort Fees.
I am guessing it'll be a hard fought case on Marriott's part and they'll keep pushing the ball down the road with lawyers and big money untill they are forced into displaying the full and actual cost, similar to airline tickets.

A second outcome can be some  major negative press and more states signing up to this suit which will force them into some sort of agreement early on.

But cant wait for the day AirBnb and Hotels will display actual full cost just like airline tickets.
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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2019, 05:32:27 PM »
I am guessing it'll be a hard fought case on Marriott's part and they'll keep pushing the ball down the road with lawyers and big money untill they are forced into . . .

Nope. That stuff doesn't work with the government.  They don't just go away cuz of money.
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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2019, 06:02:54 PM »
Who even pays resort fees ?  :o
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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2019, 06:09:56 PM »
Who even pays resort fees ?  :o
Anyone who stays in a hotel that charges them

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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2019, 06:18:27 PM »
Nope. That stuff doesn't work with the government.  They don't just go away cuz of money.
They have the deepest pockets.

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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2019, 06:40:55 PM »
If only someone would sue the Israeli car rental companies about not quoting the Mandatory Third Party Liability online upfront.
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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2019, 09:17:08 PM »
What I find appalling is that the legislative branch has not taken this up

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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2019, 09:34:54 PM »
What I find appalling is that the legislative branch has not taken this up
Everything is lobbying dollars.

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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #13 on: July 10, 2019, 12:09:40 AM »
Nope. That stuff doesn't work with the government.  They don't just go away cuz of money.
Money can pay for many motions for years to come and drag the case long as possible.

Marriott will do some basic calculations just as any buisness being sued would do and might figure that paying lawyers xxx amount for xx amount of years is cheaper then what they would be profiting from Resort fees, so from a business perspective they might be making more money by pushing it on for a few years thru litigation.

Then there is the PR portion which they'll take into consideration......

Hopefully more states will sign up and produce positive results.
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Re: And so it begins... Marrott Sued for Resort Fees
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2019, 12:39:02 AM »
They can't know what they are making from charging resort fees on top of list prices, because maybe someone would stay even if they originally were quoted a price including the resort fee.
I'm sure that if they are forced to stop with these fees, they will just raise their prices. (And probably devalue their rewards program too, as that seems to be another way to rip people off without them realizing)