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The dramatic story of thousands of passengers stranded on a power- and plumbing-less Carnival cruise ship in the Carribean has many consumers wondering not only about cruise ship safety, but also their rights as passengers. What exactly are you risking when purchasing a vacation getaway?
'Tis the season for gift giving, and for that special sports or music fan in your life, the right tickets to the right event can make the perfect holiday gift. But shady resale sites, scammers, and restrictive tickets can put a damper on your holiday cheer, resulting in the purchase of fraudulent tickets, or even genuine tickets that make terrible gifts because they cannot be transferred to your family and friends.
New developments in the Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger. In late January, the Department of Justice reached a settlement in its investigation of the proposed Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger, a deal that advocates have worried will mean an even worse situation for consumers of live entertainment. Since then, there have been a number of developments that will affect concertgoers.