Luca v. Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC

Welcome to the Luca v. Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC Settlement Website

This website contains information regarding a proposed class action settlement that has been preliminarily approved by the Court in Luca v. Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC, Case No. 16-cv-746-MRH United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

NATURE OF THE SETTLEMENT

A settlement has been reached with Wyndham Hotels in a class action lawsuit regarding the disclosure of Resort Fees on wyndham.com, wyndhamhotels.com, wyndhamhotelgroup.com, and any other Wyndham-owned website (the “Wyndham Hotel Websites”).

As part of the settlement, Wyndham Hotels has agreed to provide cash payments or Wyndham Rewards points to eligible guests who reside in the United States and (1) booked a room at a Wyndham-affiliated Hotel in the United States using the Wyndham Hotel Websites; (2) completed their stay between June 6, 2010 and October 18, 2019; and (3) paid a Resort Fee.

THE SETTLEMENT CLASS

You are part of the Settlement as a “Settlement Class Member” if you reside in the United States (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, and other United States territories) and:

1) booked a room at a Wyndham-affiliated Hotel in the United States using the Wyndham Hotel Websites;

2) completed your stay between June 6, 2010 and October 18, 2019; and

3) paid a Resort Fee.

A Resort Fee includes any mandatory resort fee, service charge, hotel service fee, resort service fee, or facility fee. It does not include amounts collected and passed on to any governmental entity, such as taxes or excise payments, or optional fees for additional benefits or services, including but not limited to parking fees.

Wyndham-affiliated Hotel means any lodging establishment located in the United States that is available for booking on the Wyndham Hotel Websites and is (i) owned, operated, managed, or franchised by Wyndham Hotels or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates; or (ii) owned, operated, or managed by Wyndham Destinations, Inc. or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates.

Wyndham Hotels means Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc., Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC, Wyndham Hotel Management, Inc., and their subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, directors, and officers. For avoidance of doubt, Wyndham Hotels does not include Wyndham Destinations, Inc. or any of its subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, directors, or officers.

 

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT:

 SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM

BY MARCH 16, 2020

If you submit a valid claim form, you will receive a $22.00 cash payment and will give up the right to sue Wyndham Hotels or any of the Released Parties in a separate lawsuit about the legal claims this settlement resolves.

 EXCLUDE YOURSELF

BY JANUARY 6, 2020

If you exclude yourself from this settlement, you will retain the right to sue Wyndham Hotels and the Released Parties in a separate lawsuit about the legal claims this settlement resolves. However, you will not receive a cash payment or Wyndham Rewards points as part of the settlement.

OBJECT BY

JANUARY 22, 2020

If you do not exclude yourself from the settlement, you may object to it by writing to the Court about why you don’t like the settlement. If you object, you may also file a claim for a cash payment.

 ATTEND A HEARING ON

FEBRUARY 21, 2020 AT 1:30 P.M.

You may object to the settlement and ask the Court for permission to speak at a final approval hearing about your objection.

 

DO NOTHING

 

If you do nothing, you will receive a redemption code for 2,200 Wyndham Rewards points, and you will give up the right to sue, continue to sue, or be part of another lawsuit against Wyndham Hotels or the Released Parties about the claims resolved by this settlement.