| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:30 AM
What a way to start the day!
My daughter Reggie, a San Francisco teacher, and I are soaking in a piping hot mineral pool -- one of four at different temperatures -- at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Innâs expansive spa. The picturesque hotel, spread...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Graceland may be gaining a 450-room hotel to greet visitors to the estate in Memphis, Tenn., where Elvis Presley lived and died.
New owners of Elvis Presley Enterprises recently won local approval for what's tentatively being called the Guesthouse at...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 9:03 AM
For a while, hotels and resorts touted such perks as iPod docks, free Wi-Fi, and even use of free iPads. But some guests, weary of hours sitting in front of a computer/cell phone screen and being bombarded by texts, and emails, tweets and instagrams, seem...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
You could spend Thanksgiving or Christmas in Italy for just $1,339 per person double occupancy with a Rome and Florence package from...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Hear that thunderous applause? As Pharrell Williams would say/sing, “Clap along if you know what happiness is to you.” If you’re a traveler, happiness apparently is a hotel, judging by a J.D. Power report released Wednesday.
| Jul 29, 2014
Comedian Steve Hofstetter was a regular guest on shows such as "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," "Comedy All-Stars" and "Comics Unleashed." Now, the entertainer is hosting and executive producing his own series, "Laughs," on Fox. Besides traveling...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:45 AM
If you want to score points at Kimpton Hotels, keep your smartphone handy. Guests who sign up for the boutique hotel brand's revamped loyalty program called Kimpton Karma Rewards can score points for putting up posts on Twitter or Facebook about their...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Oceanside rarely makes the list of best places for a Southern California beach getaway. This rough-around-the-edges town may not have the panache of La Jolla or the Rodeo Drive-ish allure of Newport Beach, but what it lacks in bells and whistles it...
| Jul 22, 2014
Few business journalists make their way into pop culture. Then there's Maria Bartiromo, who was dubbed as the "Money Honey." Joey Ramone of the Ramones was clearly smitten with her, too. He sang her praises in his song, "Maria Bartiromo."
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:15 AM
It's no secret that the longer you wait to book Labor Day flights, the more you pay. But how much could fares increase if you wait? Fly.com says those who don't buy a ticket before Saturday should expect to shell out an additional 30% or more, depending...
| Jun 24, 2014
Google has added and improved some features that make it one of the important contenders for a go-to airfare and hotel search engine (google.com/flights). Among its current features:
-- Airfare searches display first-screen indications about availability...