Marriott gets Bonvoyed as DC AG sues Marriott for deceptive resort fees (Travel News)

Marriott gets Bonvoyed as DC sues Marriott for deceptive resort fees (Travel News)

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In a surprise announcement today, the Washington, DC Attorney General Karl Racine has sued Marriott for deceptive resort fees claiming that Marriott has violated consumer protection laws.

The AG notes:

“Marriott reaped hundreds of millions of dollars in profit by deceiving consumers about the true price of its hotel rooms. Bait-and-switch advertising and deceptive pricing practices are illegal.”

On Twitter, Racine posted several tweets describing his action:

Read the full complaint here.


The hits keep coming for Marriott who was recently hit with a massive fine for a Starwood Hotels data breach.

Stay tuned as this story continues to unfold.

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