Reader James Alan Wilson's hotel in Rome during his family's recent vacation.

Reader James Alan Wilson’s hotel in Rome during his family’s recent vacation.

Each Sunday, I’ll review the five most popular stories for the past week on Travel Update.

The No. 1 story of the week ending Aug. 31 was the story about how a so-called ‘Knee Defender’ anti-seat-recline gadget provoked a fight on board a United Airlines flight.

For the week ending Sept. 7, hotel taxes provoked the biggest reaction.

Below are the links to the five most-read stories on Travel Update in case you missed the stories the first time around…

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  1. Italy’s most expensive hotel room taxes? Rome
  2. Loyalty point scheme at taxpayer’s expense
  3. Man sues hotel for case of mistaken identity
  4. Like privacy? Don’t book this hotel!
  5. American Airlines CFO gives us an update on adding seats

Readers: What were your favorite travel stories of the week, either on or off Travel Update?

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