| Mar 4, 2013
When Ronald Watts applied for a job as a dishwasher at the historic Hotel Bethlehem, he knew no one in the swank inn, where uniformed bellhops greet guests seeking a room or meal.
More than a year later, the 43-year-old not only makes the china shine...
| Jan 12, 2013
Tisa L. Silver-Canady, who counsels University of Maryland, Baltimore students about loan repayments and runs other financial education programs at the school, realized toward the end of last year that she had not used about a third of her vacation time....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Springfield, Mo. -- Twenty eight jobs might seem like a lot until you realize you're just one applicant in a line of 300 others. Job candidates faced multiple rounds of questioning for a chance to work full-time at an Expedia call center in Springfield....
| 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...
| Mar 31, 2013
Here are some tips to add to your storehouse of money-saving knowledge. For instance, you can get money back when a hotel room rate drops. Or you may be able to get free airline lounge passes or a hotel upgrade. Here's how.
Getting money back if the...
| 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....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Seattle-based travel site Expedia promises discount hotel rates to anyone looking to travel on a budget. However, a class-action lawsuit filed Monday accuses Expedia and a host of other travel sites of conspiring with hotel chains to fix prices at a...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Mitt Romney vs. Newt Gingrich: Romney leads Gingrich in hits to his website from Florida users, but in the U.S. overall, more people are clicking on Newt....
| 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...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 9:33 PM
The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Three Republican lawmakers have filed bills that will refuel a debate about the amount of hotel taxes that online travel companies should pay. Rep. Jason Brodeur, R-Sanford, and Senate Majority Leader Andy...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Online travel companies, including Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline and Travelocity, have agreed to pay Palm Beach County about $1.9 million for disputed hotel "bed" taxes. County Tax Collector Anne Gannon in 2009 filed a lawsuit arguing that online travel...