by Sarah J.F. Braley | April 10, 2013

 According to news reports, A federal judge in San Antonio has ruled that online travel sites such as and Travelocity owe $55 million in taxes to Texas communities based on room rates paid by online customers. More than 170 Texas cities were involved in the case, including 36 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The Travel Technology Association, on behalf of the online services, will appeal.