5 Reasons Not To Book Hotels Using Expedia, Hotels.com Or Hotwire

HotelsThe Las Vegas Convention And Visitors Authority repeatedly places out statistical listings about things which might be essential to the tourism industry. On their latest record, there’s a statistic that caught my eye just lately. There are over one hundred fifty,one hundred hotel rooms within the City of Las Vegas. That’s a LOT of lodge rooms!

I actually have seen hotels mendacity to prospects, relocating them to cheaper hotels without refunding and many issues extra. Traveling is dangerous, you might be uncovered and this is why you need to be cautious whenever you do it. Being utterly impartial my advise for you is to verify the hotel in assessment sites, examine the bed room and skim the situations well. Then evaluate the price, hotel, expedia, hotels, bookings…and e book it.

To summarize, you might be finest off booking straight with a resort. Alternatively, you too can e book with a … Read more

Woman lures men to NYC hotels, where cohorts rob them

A 20-something woman has been using Facebook to lure men to Bronx hotels, where two armed cohorts then rob the trio’s victims, cops say.

Investigators are looking at five such robberies between July 7 and Tuesday, police said.

“Once both [the woman and victim] are inside of the hotel room, the female instructs the male to take a shower, and while he is in the bathroom she lets into the hotel room another female and a male,” the NYPD said.

“When the victim exits the bathroom the second female and the male both display firearms at the victim and threaten to shoot him.”

The three robbers then use duct tape to bind their victims and remove personal property, including the clothes that the targets are wearing, as well as cash and cellphones. No injuries requiring hospitalization were reported in any of the incidents.

The first incident happened around 6:30 pm

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No signs of travel slowdown

Data: Marriott; Table: Simran Parwani/Axios

The world’s largest hotel company said it’s noticing any signs of consumers balking at traveling despite concerns about the economy.

Driving the news: Marriott International posted a 70% year-over-year increase in second-quarter revenue to $5.34 billion as people grew more comfortable traveling during the pandemic.

  • “While we are closely monitoring consumer and macroeconomic trends, we have yet to see signs of a slowdown in global lodging demand,” Marriott CEO Anthony Capuano said on a conference call, pointing to pentup demand and “the shift of spending towards experiences versus goods ” as drivers of the company’s surging finances.

Yes, but: Marriott’s high-end chains are bouncing back faster than its limited-service brands.

  • The company’s luxury hotels in the US and Canada (including the Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott) recorded a 76.2% increase in revenue per available room on a constant-currency basis, while its US-and-Canada premium hotels (including the
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