| 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...
| 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 22, 2011
| 3:44 PM
In today's Friday files, we're talking about everything from delusional politicians to philanthropic G-strings.
But first, I want to give House Speaker Dean Cannon a mild coronary by saying: Dean, you are right.
Not for your continued efforts to use...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:13 PM
We booked a Budget rental car in Israel through Expedia recently. When my father arrived in Tel Aviv to collect his car, Budget would not give him the vehicle without mandatory theft protection and collision damage waiver. Because the policies are...
| 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...