A romantic weekend at a four-star hotel near Venice, Italy, was sold on the Internet for just a penny. The mistake was made at the Atlanta offices of Intercontinental Hotels Group. The company says the chain will honor the offer. Nearly 230 patrons booked reservations before the mistake was discovered. The Crowne Plaza hotel stands to lose nearly $130,000 because of what's termed a human error.
Hotel Booking Error Sells Weekend Stay For 1 Cent
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