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Hotels and Resorts Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 7, 2015

Hotel & Resort | Michael Isenbek | November 07, 2015

Hotels and Resorts Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 7, 2015

The predominant fears for tourists booking vacation rentals have been revealed in a recent survey. Click to find out the complete list.

Hilton Worldwide was just fined $25,000 by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission for allegedly obstructing a Wi-Fi blocking investigation. The chain is being accused of preventing guests from using their personal Wi-Fi hotspots as a tactic to sell its own Internet service.

Wyndham is opening its first hotel in the rising vacation hotspot of Vietnam at Halong Bay. This UNESCO World Heritage Site and out-and-out paradise is one of the nation’s top tourist attractions, with fleets of junk-style boats sailing around the 2,000 islands scattered throughout.

Booking through Hotwire and want pet-friendly accommodations? Be extra careful. This cautionary tale reveals the flaws in this booking site’s indicators that a hotel is OK with Fido paying a visit. Don't be kept out of your room or lose a chunk of change.

Finally, we present some crucial tips on how to book a cheap hotel stay during the holiday season. Everything from apps to use, negotiation tactics, plus the best places to go when the jolly good times arrive.


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