| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
The Shakti Sikkim Village Walk offers travelers the chance to journey through the Northern Himalayas on private, guided, customizable...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 8:16 PM
Florida's case against tax dodgers Expedia, Orbitz and other online-travel companies just got a lot easier.
Recently released documents from a court case in Georgia help Florida make its case by showing that the companies knew as far back as 2003 that...
| Jun 26, 2011
To make sure your road trip doesn't hit the skids, check out these apps:
Subscription app SmartFuel can help you find cheap gas nearby or along your route — including at Costco — using Oil Price Information Service data to...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 11:37 AM
Groupon, the Chicago-based daily deal giant, has partnered with Expedia to offer a travel component called Groupon Getaways.
The new venture launched its first travel offers today, featuring deals at a Las Vegas hotel, a Costa Rican restort and North...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 5:46 PM
In a hunt for more revenue, Maryland officials are weighing ways to pressure hotel-booking websites such as Expedia and Orbitz to pay more taxes — a tactic that has netted some cities, counties and states tens of millions of dollars, but left others...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:51 PM
Orange County could be close to reaching a deal that would provide a major financial boost to the downtown arts center and Florida Citrus Bowl projects.
The cash would come from a potentially multimillion-dollar settlement in the county's long-running...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 11:29 AM
Travelzoo, the website that specializes in vacation deals, recently expanded its reach, broadening its offerings for local deals from restaurants to include hotels, cruises and other packages. Travelzoo Local Deals is a subsidiary operating in nearly...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:34 PM
Chamber's executive director resigns
Rose Hancock, executive director of the Chamber of Commerce, has resigned, the chamber announced this week.
Hancock is leaving to pursue other interests but will still consult with the Chamber through the end of...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Travelers now have yet another option for finding the best flights and fares: Google Flight Search.
I already think there are too many sites, including Fly.com, Kayak.com, CheapoAir.com, and of course the biggees, Orbitz and Expedia. Not to mention all...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Bob Hope Airport will soon be known as Burbank Bob Hope Airport as part of a new summer ad campaign to drive more passengers to the regional airfield during its peak travel time of the year.
The temporary name change comes as officials respond to airline...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:39 AM