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Hotel's $500-fine policy for bad reviews gets low marks

The Union Street Guest House in New York faces Internet fury after its policy to fine wedding parties $500 for each bad review goes viral.

By August 4, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 067: Inflatable space hotels, ultra-realistic CG, a chameleon jacket, and more

Bigelow's "BEAM" is an expandable module for the International Space Station hoping to be a stepping stone towards commercial space accommodations, but the current $50 million price tag is a little astronomical. So...Kickstarter to send us to space, anyone?

By October 13, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 067: Inflatable space hotels, ultra-realistic CG, a chameleon jacket, and more

On today's show, we debate the cost of staying in a space hotel, check out an unbelievably realistic CG render named "Ed," and imagine what we'd do with a jacket that changes color to match whatever you're touching.

By October 13, 2014

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Airbnb begins collecting 14% hotel tax in San Francisco

After hammering out details with city regulators for months, the peer-to-peer home rental service will start charging guests hotel taxes on October 1.

By September 17, 2014

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How to find deals on last minute flights and hotels

It's not too late to plan that last minute summer getaway. Here's how to get great deals on spontaneous trips.

By August 19, 2014

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Hilton to replace hotel room keys with smartphones

Hilton announces an initiative that will let guests access their rooms using their smartphones while relegating key cards to the history bin.

By July 28, 2014

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Hotel guests blackmailing owners with threat of negative reviews?

Some hotels and restaurants say customers are using the power of sites like TripAdvisor to finagle free benefits.

By May 9, 2014

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Airbnb to collect hotel taxes in San Francisco

Starting this summer, the online vacation rental service plans to collect and remit taxes on behalf of hosts.

By March 31, 2014

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Glasshole heaven: Hotel offers free drink if you wear Glass

San Francisco's Stanford Court Hotel wants to attract the techie crowd. So Google Glass wearers get a free drink. There must be a catch, right? Well, a small one.

By March 18, 2014

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Unlock your hotel room door with your cell phone

Lose your hotel key card? Did it accidentally get demagnetized? Well, there's a new, high-tech way to get into your room: mobile keys that let guests unlock their doors with their cell phones. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

By March 5, 2014