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FTC Sues Wyndham over Massive Credit Card Breaches

Credit card use

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Last week the Federal Trade Commission announced it had filed a lawsuit against hotel chain Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) and three of its subsidiaries for gross negligence in handling their guests' personal card information. 

Super 8 Gets Grand 400

There is no "I didn't read it" defense to a breach of contract lawsuit. So said a federal court, awarding Super 8 damages of $415,229.

Wyndham and Choice Hotels Sued by Franchisees for $485 Million in Damages

Could this possibly lead to more claims by franchisees?

Super 8 Owners Say Cross-Selling Lowers Rates

Wyndham's new cross-selling upgrade to its website shows competing brands
$65 per room Super 8 sits next to sister brand Days Inn at $64.95. photo/bmm

STATESVILLE, N.C. – Super 8 hotel owners are not happy with franchisor Wyndham Hotel Group's new online booking system for their rooms.

Hotel Flags Ranked by 2009 Property Earnings

Inside looking up at Atlanta, Marriott
Interior view straight up of Marriott, Atlanta. Photo/Alexbrn

Super 8 Barred From Imposing New Loyalty Program Fees

Under the FTC Franchise Rule, a franchisor is required to disclose in Item 6 of its Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) all recurring or occasional fees associated with operating a franchised outlet.

Franchise War Brewing at Wyndham?

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Is now the winter of discontent for Super 8 franchise owners? photo/bmm: A Super 8 franchise in central Kentucky during Friday's snow storm

Bass v. Gopal & Super 8 Motels

What is the liability of a franchisee and franchisor if a guest is attacked at a hotel? It depends on what state the attack takes place in, and the degree of franchisor control at the property.