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TSA’s Fee Changes Are Causing Headaches

Associations Now | August 21, 2014

With the airline industry filing a lawsuit and computer glitches leading to travelers being overcharged, the Transportation Security Administration’s recent security fee increase has been anything but smooth.

The fee hike is still fresh—and so are the problems the change is generating.

About a month ago, a…

Fliers may be getting overcharged on TSA fees

USA Today | August 20, 2014

Airlines and ticket agents are warning that hundreds of thousands of travelers might be getting overcharged on airline tickets to Alaska, Hawaii, and foreign destinations because of computer problems related to higher Transportation Security Administration fees.

As the higher fees went into effect a month ago, Sabre Travel…

Travel Tech Opens Door To Sharing-Economy Newcomers

Associations Now | August 04, 2014

The Travel Technology Association, once the exclusive domain of Priceline and Expedia, is planning to work with new members known for their disruptive tendencies—particularly Airbnb and TripAdvisor.

A lot has changed in the world of online travel since the Travel Technology Association started as the Interactive Travel Services…

Airbnb, TripAdvisor, HomeAway ally with trade group Travel Tech

Travel Weekly | August 01, 2014

Short-term rental specialists Airbnb and HomeAway as well as travel-review leader TripAdvisor have joined Washington-based trade group Travel Tech, a move that could set the stage for further regulatory disputes with the traditional lodging industry.

The three companies joined a roster of travel-technology firms that includes online travel…

Big three vacation rental firms join Travel Tech Association

Travel Mole | July 28, 2014

In a sign of increasing acceptance of the sharing economy, The Travel Technology Association has granted membership of three of the sector's biggest players - Airbnb, TripAdvisor and HomeAway.

The three companies join the Washington DC based advocacy group which up until now has been dominated by online…


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The Travel Technology Association Welcomes Short Term Rental Leaders as New Members

July 22, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The Travel Technology Association welcomes AirBnB, HomeAway and TripAdvisor as its newest members. These three companies are the leading innovators in the peer-to-peer economy, providing immense benefits to travelers, short-term rental owners/hosts, small businesses and communities.

“We are excited to welcome AirBnB, HomeAway,…

Travel Tech Submits Formal Comment on Resolution 787

June 13, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The Travel Technology Association, or Travel Tech, the trade association for leaders in the travel technology industry released the following statement after submitting formal comments to the Department of Transportation (DOT) on last month’s Resolution 787 ruling.

"The recent decision by DOT goes a long…