| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:00 PM
A hotel executive recently told me that flying Singapore Airlines is so pleasant, losing a bag became a positive experience. Airline staff apologized profusely, delivered the bag within a few hours and gave him a free flight.
It made him want Singapore...
| 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 21, 2011
| 1:07 PM
My wife, 13-year-old stepson and 5-year-old daughter are taking our first big family vacation together to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
We booked the trip through Expedia a few months ago, but last week, when we reviewed our itinerary, we discovered 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...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 1:07 PM
My wife and I planned a trip to Antigua this summer and purchased round-trip flights, hotel room and a kayak excursion through Expedia in December.
Everything was a "go" until we received a call one day in early April from an Expedia representative...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Whether they're planning to travel to Italy, Tibet or Argentina, Larry and Bonnie Ohler call Lynda Maxwell first.
Maxwell, the owner of Destinations Inc. travel agency, has been helping the Ellicott City couple plan vacations for years — booking...
| Jan 5, 2011
American Airlines tickets have been cut from several popular travel websites. As more companies punish American Airlines, experts warn the price you pay for your next airline ticket could increase.
Once you have your airline ticket in your hand it is...
| Jan 16, 2011
Call it "The Case of the Disappearing Flights."
Recent visitors to two big websites that help travelers shop for airline tickets may have noticed a missing player: American Airlines. In a dispute over how American's flights are displayed and at what...
| 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...
| 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...