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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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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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Peace, quiet, and a love hotel for your soul in New York

An app called Breather is like AirBnB for a peaceful corner of a big city. It uses space in office buildings that can be rented by the hour.

By February 27, 2014

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Finally, someone wants to ease the pain of booking a hotel

Traxo, which fancies itself as the world's most powerful personal travel manager, now says it knows exactly where you want to stay. Because it cares. Yes, like Scarlett Johannson in "Her."

By January 27, 2014

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Google+ Local hotel listings commandeered

For unknown reasons, more than 3,000 hotel Web site listings on Google+ Local now point to third-party booking sites.

By January 14, 2014

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Cheers to the aliens: Sci-Fi Hotel, Giger Bar coming to US?

Sci-Fi Hotel founder Andy Davies teams up with "Alien" artist H.R. Giger to open a hotel bar, yet where it will land is still unknown.

By January 7, 2014

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Behold Samsung's empire -- from suits to boats to hotels

CNET's Shara Tibken travels to Korea and finds some far-ranging element of the big Samsung Group just about everywhere she turns.

By December 9, 2013