| Apr 20, 2013
The standard for hidden costs must have changed. Shouldn't a business at least make an effort to hide its hidden costs in the tiniest fine print instead of not disclosing them, anywhere, to the consumer.
Good thing Beth Larkins-Strathy of Wallingford...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:35 PM
By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Rejecting arguments that counties have been shortchanged, a state appeals court Thursday sided with the online-travel industry in a major legal battle about payment of hotel bed taxes. The...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Orange Circuit Judge Fred Lauten Friday ruled in favor of the Orbitz online travel company in a hotel tax fight with Orange County. Lauten said the law is “not sufficiently clear” on how taxes apply to online hotel booking companies. It...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:35 PM
An outside group known only as “Progressives” has begun attacking state Rep. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, who is campaigning for an open Senate seat against Republican personal-injury lawyer Will McBride. The group, which was only formed a week...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:56 PM
The Indiana Hoosiers are heading to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2002 and now their faithful followers are looking for the best deals to get down to Atlanta.
The Hoosiers will play in a rematch game against the University of Kentucky Wildcats...
| May 1, 2012
Move over, New York; we have a new champion for high hotel prices -- Boston, which the online hotel agency Cheaphotels (www.cheaphotels.org) discovered has the country's highest average nightly rates for budget hotels. The new Budget Hotel report (http://...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Most of us are familiar with sites like Travelocity and Expedia designed to help you plan your next family vacation. You'd think with all the choices, travel agents would be a dying breed.
Well, think again. For the second year in a row, travel...
| May 8, 2012
"You're buying maps? That's totally last century. Just use your GPS and download maps from Google or Bing." That's typical of the responses I get from well-meaning friends when I tell them of my trip planning. Yes, maps may very well be 20th century -- or...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:41 PM
A 42-year-old man who was shot and killed by a stray bullet as he drove through Seattle's Central District was a married father of two and a software engineer at Zillow who died in his father's arms.
The victim, Justin Ferrari, was driving his family...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:36 AM
No estamos en Navidad, pero sí en plena temporada de preparativos para celebrar una de las épocas más lindas del año. Seguro estás afinando tu presupuesto y haciendo planes para venir a esta ciudad que se ve más bonita que nunca en estas fiestas....