How much money is the City of New York loosing per day on this hotel scam? $24,181.91 per day. That’s $169,273.37 per week. $677,093.48 per month. In total, New York City loses $8,826,397.21 in tax revenue per year because of the hotel resort fee scam.
Mandatory hotel resort fees are a sneaky way for a hotel to advertise one low price but charge travelers a much higher price when they get to the hotel. Resort fees are seeping in to America’s hotels at a rapid rate and they are usually never included in the initially advertised hotel price.