| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Hotel-booking website Orbitz has reached a confidential settlement with Baltimore and Montgomery counties over claims it improperly avoided paying some taxes, according to court records and the company's attorney.
The deal dismisses Orbitz from a...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:18 PM
You probably aren't entitled to much flexibility from a cruise line if you cancel a trip several days before the ship sails.
Unless, that is, you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with cancer, in which case you'd think a cruise line or any business...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Federal agents said they were tipped that a Brazilian couple vacationing in Florida were planning on running a credit card fraud operation during their travels in Orlando.
Throughout September and October, federal court records show, agents turned to...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Broward County hotels continue to rack up kudos for extending the gay-friendly welcome mat.
The Atlantic Hotel & Spa in Fort Lauderdale is the top domestic hotel in the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) category, according to Orbitz's 2013...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:52 AM
(Reuters) - Shares of Extended Stay America Inc rose as much as 19 percent in their market debut on Wednesday, valuing the hotel chain at about $4.8 billion as investors bet on the recovery in the U.S. hotel sector.
The Charlotte, North Carolina-based...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
Friendly Planet Travel has seven-night western Caribbean cruises on Carnival Cruise Lines in December, January and February as low as $399...
| Nov 17, 2013
South Florida hotels are going beyond the traditional holiday tree and decorations and are adding bells and whistles to attract new and repeat business during the festive season.
The new attractions can help properties stand out when consumers are...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:03 PM
The head of Walt Disney World said Monday that Disney leaders "know we are on the right track" with MyMagic+, the highly anticipated technology project that has been slow to roll out at the giant resort.
Though Disney has not moved beyond testing with...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:07 AM
With Thanksgiving Day less than three weeks away, Fort Lauderdale is emerging as one of top travel destinations for the holiday in 2013, according to at least two travel websites.
With an average round-trip airfare of $335, Fort Lauderdale recently made...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:01 PM
Born in Seattle, Wash., Maiara Walsh was 2 when she and her family moved to her mother's native Sao Paulo, Brazil. In her tweens, she moved back to the United States to pursue an acting career. After roles on series such as "Desperate Housewives,"...
| Oct 22, 2013
Actor Judah Friedlander ("30 Rock," "Meet the Parents," "The Wrestler") travels regularly for his stand-up comic routines and to film on location. A resident of Queens, N.Y., the 44-year-old entertainer says that you don't have to go far to enjoy...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6
A Case of You
A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....