Issues

The Tangled Web Woven

Not long ago, the technology industry kept Washington, DC, at arms-length, believing that the industry simply needed to keep innovating, and that Washington simply needed to stay out of the way. Books were written and congressional testimony given that repeated the...

Whither the Resort Fee?

This week we will be talking about “resort fees.” In recent years, a number of hotels, including many in Hawaii, have been adding them to hotel bills. The hotels say that it’s for access to the gym, pool, or Wi-Fi network, for example. But the fee is charged whether...