While a lot of attention has been focused on fees the airlines are piling on to basic fares, the hotel business has also been steadily gaining revenue from adding charges to the basic room rate. Fees ... more 
While a lot of attention has been focused on fees the airlines are piling on to basic fares, the hotel business has also been steadily gaining revenue from adding charges to the basic room rate. Fees are being added at some hotels for early checkout, receiving faxes and overnight packages, automatic gratuities and even things like minibar restocking, availability of in-room safes and mandatory valet parking. Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has sold $91 million worth of shares in the social networking company. A report from the US Treasury showed that the United States ran a budget deficit in July, although government revenues increased from a year earlier due to tax hikes and a strengthening economy. less 
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Mon, Aug 12, 2013 4:53 PM EDT