Articles tagged “lawsuits”

Federal Judge to Hear Travel Ban Preliminary Injunction Motions

Federal Judge to Hear Travel Ban Preliminary Injunction Motions

Associated Press

The third Trump travel ban is being challenged on multiple fronts, and the whole thing will be heading toward the U.S. Supreme Court again.

2 months ago

Uber’s Self-Inflicted Woes Have Created a Wave of Legal Challenges

Uber’s Self-Inflicted Woes Have Created a Wave of Legal Challenges

Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

Uber's new CEO may or may not be able to get the brand past its multiple challenges. The truth is, the previous CEO was never going to get Uber past them because his successes were so closely tied to the issues that are now causing it so much trouble.

2 months ago

HNA Group Must Answer Questions About Collapse of Its Booking Startup Travana

HNA Group Must Answer Questions About Collapse of Its Booking Startup Travana

Tiffany Kary, Bloomberg

Travana's quiet implosion was one of the stranger stories in travel this year and it will likely get stranger.

5 months ago

A Brief Summary of Uber’s No Good Very Bad Year

A Brief Summary of Uber’s No Good Very Bad Year

Associated Press

And it is only May.

7 months ago

The Eagles Sue a Hotel California for Having the Same Name as Their Old Hit Song

The Eagles Sue a Hotel California for Having the Same Name as Their Old Hit Song

Associated Press

Since this hotel has been making this connection for decades without issue, we hope this doesn't mean the Eagles are opening up a chain of Hotel California-themed hotels.

7 months ago

Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Triggers Legal Challenges Anew

Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Triggers Legal Challenges Anew

Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg

Critics of Trump's initial travel ban have gone to court over the second one, as well. Plaintiffs include Washington, Hawaii and New York states. Some of the basic tenets of the first one remain intact and others are gone. It will be up to the courts to decide this one, too.

9 months ago

TUI Group in the Spotlight Following Tunisia Beach Attack Verdict

TUI Group in the Spotlight Following Tunisia Beach Attack Verdict

Alistair Smout, Reuters

Although the inquiry judge rejected a finding of "neglect" against TUI, the company is set to face further legal scrutiny from a case brought by some of the victims' families.

10 months ago

Expedia Calls Trump’s Travel Ban ‘Detrimental to Business’ in New Lawsuit

Expedia Calls Trump’s Travel Ban ‘Detrimental to Business’ in New Lawsuit

Dennis Schaal, Skift

From a financial standpoint, President Trump's executive order temporarily blocking travel to the U.S. from the seven countries is going to cost money for Expedia and other travel companies. That's just the dollars and euros part of it -- the moral and legal issues loom large, as well.

10 months ago

The First Lawsuit Against President Trump Is Over His Hotel Business

The First Lawsuit Against President Trump Is Over His Hotel Business

Bernard Condon and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press

The travel industry has always wanted to have one of its best in a position of power in government. We're still waiting.

11 months ago

Chicago Airbnb Hosts Sue City Over Information-Sharing

Chicago Airbnb Hosts Sue City Over Information-Sharing

Associated Press

If Chicago is indeed a model for how Airbnb wants to cooperate with municipalities going forward, this lawsuit being filed by Chicago-area Airbnb hosts demonstrates just how difficult that may be for Airbnb to achieve, not only in the Windy City but in many other cities as well.

1 year ago

Judge Tells Airbnb He Doesn’t Buy Its Free Speech Argument in San Francisco

Judge Tells Airbnb He Doesn’t Buy Its Free Speech Argument in San Francisco

Joel Rosenblatt, Bloomberg

The CDA has been stretched so far to allow so many kinds of behavior by Internet companies that this is a nice victory for common sense.

1 year ago

Airbnb Will Try to Sue Its Way Out of New York Law’s Restrictions

Airbnb Will Try to Sue Its Way Out of New York Law’s Restrictions

Joshua Brustein and Christian Berthelsen, Bloomberg

New York legislators wrote this law with Airbnb's legal response in mind. We think arguing on these grounds will prove difficult for the company.

1 year ago