| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:14 PM
American Airlines said Tuesday it has withdrawn its fares and schedules from Orbitz-owned websites, including flagship Orbitz.com, because the airline could not come to an agreement with the Chicago-based online travel agency on a new contract.
| Aug 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Horrendous storms. Political unrest. Sleep deprivation. Those are some of the issues that have tripped up travelers this summer. The firstname.lastname@example.org inbox overflows with readers' complaints about various airlines, of course, but this year we've seen...
| Mar 31, 2013
Here are some tips to add to your storehouse of money-saving knowledge. For instance, you can get money back when a hotel room rate drops. Or you may be able to get free airline lounge passes or a hotel upgrade. Here's how.
Getting money back if the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Coupons aren't just for groceries: Use them for big travel savings.
Whenever I search for travel coupons online, retailmenot.com is always in the mix. You might as well make visiting travel-coupon sites part of your trip planning.
"Friends at Orbitz,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:01 PM
When planning a trip, I often wind up on the website of at least one of the major online travel agencies: Orbitz, Travelocity or Expedia.
But after deciding which airline I want to use and my preferred dates and times of travel, I always go to the...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Lots of ink and pixels have been devoted to the quest for an answer to the question, “When is the best time to buy airline tickets?” My pat answer has always been, “When they’re on sale,” but colleague George Hobica of...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Palm Beach County Tax Collector Anne Gannon is going to court to take on more online travel companies that she contends aren’t paying “bed taxes” levied on overnight stays.
Gannon on Monday filed suit against Air BNB Inc., HomeAway...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:23 AM
A fire on Monday damaged a West Ocean City hotel but resulted in no significant injuries.
Ocean City Fire Department, along with the Berlin Volunteer Fire Company, responded to The Bedtime Inn & Suites at 12534 Ocean Gateway about 12:30 p.m. to find...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Springfield, Mo. -- Twenty eight jobs might seem like a lot until you realize you're just one applicant in a line of 300 others. Job candidates faced multiple rounds of questioning for a chance to work full-time at an Expedia call center in Springfield....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:13 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is rolling out KitKat, the latest version of its popular software for smartphones and tablets with an ambitious goal: to get Android devices all over the world to run the latest version of the software.
During a news conference...
| Nov 3, 2013
James Malaro Jr. bought electricity from a company other than his utility for the first time last fall. The deal quickly went bad.
The Centreville man hadn't realized it, but the money-saving rate he'd been quoted was variable, not fixed. It more than...