| Jul 29, 2011
| 11:24 AM
A lot of goes into a wedding; About a year of planning, on average, and upward of $20,000, give or take, depending on whom who ask. It makes sense that after all of that, a vacation – the honeymoon – is in order.
Which, of course, is...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 11:26 AM
Some couples fantasize about getting married under a waterfall in Costa Rica, on the pink sands of Bermuda, or in a castle in Spain. They picture the gorgeous backdrops that such a locale provides and don’t want to pose in front of a painted...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 8:00 AM
If you didn't know it, the more than 60 miles between Oceanside and Julian has been nicknamed the Hops Highway for the number of microbreweries located in northern San Diego County.
West Inn & Suites in Carlsbad offers visitors a chance to experience...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 7:30 AM
The lavish Grand Del Mar in San Diego will gain a new name: Fairmont.
The luxury hotel brand soon will take over management of the Forbes five-star and AAA five-diamond hotel.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts operates the Plaza in New York City and the Savoy...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 7:30 AM
The Langham Huntington, Pasadena is rolling out a tea service Sunday for children who like to dress up as their favorite character -- and indulge in a bit of magic.
Imagine Teas, held in the hotel's lobby lounge, showcases young performers from...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:00 AM
On the day Apple rolled out its new Apple Watch, Marriott International made an Apple-worthy announcement of its own Monday: It would be the first global hotel company to accept Apple Pay.
Apple Pay will begin rolling out this summer to 11 hotels,...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 12:30 AM
U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday named Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., the best luxury hotel in the United States.
Rancho Valencia near San Diego received a 5-diamond rating from AAA last week and already had a five-star...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
What bugs us most about the holiday travel crush? A mobile app that won't work when checking on a flight's status. It ranks as the No. 1 travel frustration, even more annoying than dealing with the Transportation Security Administration, a survey says....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Expect more traffic on the road this Fourth of July weekend, as 41 million Americans travel for the Independence Day holiday, a 1.9% increase over last year.
The forecast by AAA attributes the increase to a rise in consumer confidence, a greater...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Satisfaction with hotels has climbed to the highest level since 2006, with fewer guests choosing a hotel primarily on price and more making a choice based on online reviews, according to a survey released Wednesday.
Guest satisfaction rose to 784 on a...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Sky-high hotel and restaurant tabs are commonplace in the Napa Valley wine country, but with a little advance planning you can still eat and sleep on the cheap. We scoured Napa and Sonoma counties — from Calistoga in the north to Napa in the south...