The city of Austin stands to reap millions from a class-action lawsuit against 11 online travel companies accused of underpaying hotel occupancy taxes, according to a lawyer in the case.
San Antonio and 172 other cities, including several in Central Texas, sued 11 online travel companies, including Hotels.com, Expedia and priceline.com, in a lawsuit dating back to 2006.
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