Taken for a Ride

Ferguson, Tim
September 2006
Forbes Asia;9/4/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 14, p7
The article discusses issues related to travel. Summer 2006 is increasing tedious season for travel due to the threats posed by a murderous strain of Islam and high oil prices. Such factors put modern mobility to test. Everyday annoyances to travelers include staying at swank hotels, only to be surprised by outrageous charges for simple conveniences such as using a telecommunication line.


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