Resort Fees

10 Hour Amtrak Delays And Shady OTAs

Each week, we cover some of the most interesting stories on BoardingArea of the week on the NowBoarding podcast.  This week, we covered five stories that should help you get the most out of your travel. A Beautiful Disaster on Amtrak Poor Shawn!  He had the perfect plan, until his Amtrak train to California took a 10-hour delay. How An Online Travel Agency Is Making More Money Off of You An Online Travel Agency (OTA) announced that they’re going to start charging commission on resort fees.  That’s a fee on […]

Online Travel Agency Will Increase Their Profit To Protect Customers From Resort Fees. Really

Resort fees are uniformly hated by customers. They don’t bother me as much as some other folks. However, a recent announcement by Booking.com does bother me. The online travel agency is poised to make more money when you book a hotel with a resort fee. And, that’s not good for consumers in any way, shape or form.