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I’m giving away $500 in HotelPower credit – here’s how to qualify

Can you feel the excitement building? Every day during our October fundraiser, I’ve been giving away luggage, books and other […]

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Elliott’s E-Mail/May 7, 2008

Given the current state of the travel industry, no one should be surprised, that more people are heading to court to settle their differences with an airline, car rental company or hotel. In this week's MSNBC column, I break it down for you. Don't forget to check out the blog posts on a wide range of fascinating topics, from fax scams in Cancun to Yellow Fever-induced paperwork problems.

Elliott’s E-Mail/April 30, 2008

It's the final week of our fundraiser, and your last opportunity to cast a protest vote against the way travelers are being treated. The travel industry wishes you wouldn't, but with four airlines in the throes of a merger that will hurt air travelers and with new fees popping up everywhere you turn, I've gotta ask: why wouldn't you?