| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:28 PM
The cruise industry packs a big economic punch in South Florida, home to two of the world's busiest cruise ports — PortMiami (No. 1) and Port Everglades (No. 3). And the second-busiest seaport, Port Canaveral, is just a few hours away by car....
| Nov 12, 2013
If you're stuck with a nonrefundable hotel reservation you find you can't use, a new startup, Roomer (roomertravel.com), will let you recover at least some of the money. And if you're looking for a good hotel deal, you can buy the seller's reservation...
| 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...
| 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 email@example.com inbox overflows with readers' complaints about various airlines, of course, but this year we've seen...
| 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...
| Nov 19, 2013
Whether you're an active skier, snowboarder, or skater, or just enjoy the great mountain sightseeing and ski-lodge atmosphere, many of you will be heading for winter sports centers over the coming months. And several online sources are eager to help you...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Hotel-booking website Orbitz has reached a confidential settlement with Baltimore and Montgomery counties over claims it improperly avoided paying some taxes, according to court records and the company's attorney.
The deal dismisses Orbitz from a...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Can't decide where to stay? Compare hotel options against home and apartment rentals, B&Bs, hostels and more.
What it does: Puts all your accommodation options in front of you.
What's hot: When you type in your destination, a...
| Dec 3, 2013
For just $89 a night, the all-suite hotel in Killeen, Texas, promised Steven Hoybook and his family "European-style luxury" -- an offer that seemed too good to pass up.
But Hoybook wishes that he had. When he and his family arrived, they found the hotel'...
| 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,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The recent superstorm and series of nor'easters that slammed into the East Coast grounded tens of thousands of travelers, including Neil Weiss.
Fortunately, most travel companies waived their usual rules, offering those delayed by the storms a refund...