| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Vacation means warm beaches, breezy campgrounds, posh spas — a break from daily stress and a great way to unwind and leave our cares behind.
Unless you have a pet.
Fido or Fluffy, beloved as they are, can throw a wrench into the best-laid...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:29 AM
The wet threat of Hurricane Arthur may have forced changes to many local Fourth of July celebrations, but its impact on travel in Maryland during the long holiday weekend was limited, transportation and vacation resort officials said Monday.
| 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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Summer can be a great time to visit ski resorts. The weather is usually glorious, and there are numerous outdoor activities, festivals and cultural offerings aimed at attracting visitors and entertaining locals. In this generally slower time of year,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:15 AM
A vacation club with a mission to get you to part with your money isn't novel. A newish player in the luxury travel world does exactly that, but adds a compelling give-back twist.
G2G Collection, short for Getaway 2 Give, calls itself the world's only...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Thinking of a trip abroad for two this summer? Try flying someplace a little different to escape the crowds and avoid paying top dollar for plane tickets.
One good deal this year is Scandinavia. Norwegian Air shuttles tourists to Copenhagen, Oslo and...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
The Aer Lingus Vacation store has quickie trips to Dublin in November priced from $699 per person double occupancy. Included is round-trip...
| Jun 22, 2014
It's not about the recipes, or vanilla spongecake versus chocolate, or square layers versus round. For Elysia Root, cake is the medium to create memories and happiness. The satisfaction of being a cake designer is hearing love stories, making kids smile...
| Jul 8, 2014
Entrepreneur Dan Storper has always loved traveling and music. With Putumayo World Music -- his independent record label that specializes in world music -- Storper has been able to combine his two passions. "Most of my travel over the years has centered...
| Jul 1, 2014
What's the current status of the major consumer issues in travel? Here's a quick overview:
Transparent Airfares Act. Although you may not have noticed much recent movement on this noxious proposal, my friends in Washington expect it to come up for a vote...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Imagine drifting off to sleep at the Cheval Blanc Randheli resort in the Maldivesi, to the sound of waves lapping, or slipping off to slumberland at the Aman Canal Grande Venice hotel in Italy, surrounded by centuries-old treasures.