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Texas targets “unethical” Royal Palms Travel club

They promised Hans Slatosch the world. Literally.

It’s alive! Prime Travel Protection pursues customer who didn’t want “insurance”

Remember Prime Travel protection, the Colorado travel insurance company that shut down amid allegations it sold unlicensed policies? Turns out it's not dead yet.

TripAdvisor’s Kaufer: We “catch the vast majority of suspicious reviews”

Steve Kaufer is the founder and chief executive of TripAdvisor -- a site that made headlines recently when it warned that some of its hotel reviews might have been manipulated. I asked Kaufer about the site, the credibility of user-generated reviews, and the future of social media.

Florida confirms “active and ongoing” investigation of travel agencies that sold Prime Travel Protection

Florida’s Department of Financial Services has confirmed it is investigating travel agencies that sold insurance underwritten by Prime Travel Protection, a Colorado company that filed for bankruptcy protection last month and left thousands of travelers uninsured.

Don’t let a self-serving survey ruin your trip: 8 tips

Southwest Airlines is the top air carrier in the United States. No, wait, it’s American Airlines. Hang on — make that Virgin America. The best hotel? The Peninsula Chicago. No, no. It’s The Waldorf Astoria in New York.