| Jun 12, 2010
Two years ago, when I was stationed in Hawaii, I called Expedia to get a price quote for an airline ticket to California. I wanted to spend Thanksgiving with my fiancee.
The agent could barely speak English and insisted that I give him a credit card...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 7:41 PM
If friends or relatives tell you they have snagged a five-star Orlando hotel for their visit to Central Florida, a little skepticism is in order.
Orlando doesn't have any five-star or five-diamond hotels — at least not according to Forbes Travel...
| Jan 19, 2010
A recent ad directed to the industry -- and maybe consumers, as well -- asks whether travelers are better off trusting hotel reviews compiled by "expert travel writers" or by ordinary travelers who may not have a clue about evaluating hotels. The ad was...
| Jul 7, 2010
Although he sometimes feels "a little dishonest" about it, Jeremy Reed says he doesn't have much choice: With seven children, from an infant to a teenager, and on a limited budget, he often reserves only one hotel room when he's on vacation.
A big room....
| Jul 12, 2009
When it comes to booking a hotel room, the system often favors consumers.
"It's not like going to the store and buying a can of tuna," says Scott Smith, an instructor at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida....
| Jul 19, 2009
Talk about fireworks. In a burst of post-Fourth of July sales, Southwest Airlines turned the clock back with 1990s fares, a major hotel group extended a free-nights deal and luxury cruise lines pitched high prices overboard.
With many bargains good...
| Jul 17, 2009
Travel is great – only problem is, you usually have to fly to get anywhere good. And that can be a drag. Here are 10 tips that can make that trip easier, more comfortable and just all around better, from Cook- American Express Travel in New York....
| Aug 5, 2009
| 8:37 AM
A traveler booking a night at the Ft. Wayne Marriott hotel on Aug. 19-20 may get a surprise when checking prices online.
There are only two possible prices.
Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline, Travelocity and Cheaptickets.com uniformly quote $149 before taxes....
| Oct 13, 2009
| 12:40 PM
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| Apr 2, 2009
Tim Poster, one of the pioneers of the online travel industry and one of Las Vegas' gaming leaders, has listed his Laguna Beach home at $6.9 million.
The three-story custom home overlooks the ocean in the Emerald Bay guard-gated community. Billionaire...
| Jan 5, 2010
Waiting. That's the worst mistake a traveler can make these days.
It's what Femi Adenuga did after buying tickets for his parents to fly from Lagos to Pittsburgh through Travelocity. "A week after the purchase, while e-mailing the itinerary to my dad, my...