Unhappy with your hotel? Was that restaurant disappointing? Before you spread the word, make sure that your reviews on Yelp and TripAdvisor don’t land you in court.Several businesses have filed defamation lawsuits against writers of negative reviews.  A Canadian hotel sued a guest for $95,000 over claims…

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The Air Travel Consumer Report May 2017 edition has been posted here.The Report looks at data gathered between January and March on topics including consumer complaints, flight delays and cancellations and issues with baggage.In this report American and United each received one civil rights complaint on the basis…

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Morgan was an undergraduate student at the University of Arizona. He spent a semester studying in China at Nanjing American University. The study abroad program allowed for side trips throughout the region. The program offered students school sponsored trips with faculty and also allowed  students to organize their own side…

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According to the Boston Globe, all of those Budweiser freebies in Boston bars have caught the attention of the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission. The ABCC alleges that, by stocking bars with incentives including gear, fancy tap handles and beer towers, Anheuser-Busch has engaged in anti-competitive acts to…

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US Airways has been sued for beach of contract over its checked baggage fee.Plaintiff Hayley Hickcox-Huffman bought a ticket on US Airways to fly from Colorado Springs, Colorado, to San Luis Obispo, California. She was charged $15 by US Airways for her one checked bag. Upon her arrival…

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