Articles tagged “legal”

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Soaring Travel Costs Put Lawyers Back on Zoom

Rising airfares and travel costs are prompting legal professionals involved in dispute resolutions to return to video conferencing. That's according to a National Law Review article, which has highlighted how virtual proceedings are coming back after being used during the pandemic. International arbitration centers and courts became comfortable with the virtual format during lockdowns, with…

Business Travel

Airlines Could Start Facing Legal Challenges Over Withholding Refunds

Suing an airline is a drastic measure, but shows how deep this crisis is.

Airlines Could Start Facing Legal Challenges Over Withholding Refunds

Airlines

EU Court Ruling Brews Up Trouble for Airlines

Another consumer win in the aviation sector. This doesn't sound like it will have as big of an impact as flight-delay rulings have had but could still end up costing some carriers a decent chunk of cash.

EU Court Ruling Brews Up Trouble for Airlines

Online Travel

Court Ruling Revives a US Airways Antitrust Case Against Sabre

A federal appeals court has asked for a partial do-over in antitrust litigation between US Airways and travel tech firm Sabre. After more than eight years and millions of dollars in expenses, the case has partly been reset to square one. Remarkable.

Court Ruling Revives a US Airways Antitrust Case Against Sabre

Airlines

Sabre Dares U.S. Justice Department to Sue It Over Farelogix Deal

The travel technology giant said Wednesday it would go ahead with its planned $360 million acquisition on August 21. If the U.S. federal attorneys aren't happy about it, they can sue, Sabre said. No travel tech company has used, and threatened in public to use, its lawyers as much as Sabre in the past decade.

Sabre Dares U.S. Justice Department to Sue It Over Farelogix Deal

Hotels

Airbnb Settles Race Discrimination Complaint in California

Whatever can be done to prevent discrimination and bias on the Airbnb platform is a good thing. Let's just hope this plan works toward that goal.

Airbnb Settles Race Discrimination Complaint in California

Business Travel

Bathroom Bills Are Upending the Meetings Industry Across the U.S.

Besides stripping away the fundamental rights of an already marginalized group, the stack of "Bathroom Bills" piling up in state legislatures around the country will only drive away meetings and conventions, and the valuable economic income they bring with them.

Bathroom Bills Are Upending the Meetings Industry Across the U.S.

Rental Cars

Uber Appoints Former Attorney General Holder to Review Sexual Harassment Suit

Silicon Valley is certainly keeping former Attorney General Eric J. Holder very busy these days.

Uber Appoints Former Attorney General Holder to Review Sexual Harassment Suit

Hotels

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

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.

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

Tourism

Agritourism Is Booming and So Are Concerns Over Safety and Liability

Nothing worse then getting a city slicker stuck in the thresher. That will literally kill your TripAdvisor rating. Seriously though, it's better for everyone when farms think of tis as a res business, not just a one-time thing to make extra cash.

Agritourism Is Booming and So Are Concerns Over Safety and Liability