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  • Captiva gears up for holiday weekends

    Captiva gears up for holiday weekends
    The hoteliers, merchants, attraction owners and restaurateurs of Captiva Island are getting into the holiday spirit and preparing for the fifth annual Captiva Holiday Village. The 2014 spectacular, which runs for three weekends, will launch the Friday...
  • Make your own bed at some hotels and get a reward

    During your next hotel stay, would you give up clean sheets in exchange for food vouchers or discounted Internet access? That was an easy choice recently for Glenda Oakley, 31, who stayed at a Westin hotel in Charlotte, N.C. When Oakley checked in,...
  • I'm going to Africa, and I won't get Ebola

     I'm going to Africa, and I won't get Ebola
    When I tell friends I'm flying to Africa soon for a vacation with my husband and our young daughter, they react in one of two ways: elation (trip of a lifetime!) or horror (Ebola!). Of course, there's virtually no risk of my contracting the deadly...
  • Senior Living column: Follow your dreams, revisit your bucket list and get to it

    Senior Living column: Follow your dreams, revisit your bucket list and get to it
    Do you have a bucket list? I never had one until they became the topic du jour and then became a part of speech. I ran this by my husband. Did he have one? "No." Did he want one? "No." Should we create one? "Well, if you want to." What I...
  • The Thrifty Traveler: Keeping your relationship on track while traveling

    The Thrifty Traveler: Keeping your relationship on track while traveling
    The concern many people have when it comes to maintaining a relationship on the road relates to finding time to spend with their significant other while they are on the other side of the country or planet. Our situation is slightly different, as my...
  • How Marriott Wants to be the Red Bull of the Hotel Industry

    If it worked for an energy drink maker like Red Bull, why not a hotel chain operator? Marriott International today announced the formation of an internal content studio through which it will develop, produce and distribute a slate of entertainment...
  • 10 tech start-ups, ideas coming from UCLA, USC students

    10 tech start-ups, ideas coming from UCLA, USC students
    In an overflowing, sweat-inducing auditorium two weeks ago, start-ups founded by UCLA students took turns at the front to explain how their app and website ideas would change the world. Across town, USC students made their own pitches last weekend....
  • Travelers worry about data breach from loyalty programs, survey finds

    Following news that hackers stole credit-card information from Target and Home Depot shoppers, it should be no surprise that frequent travelers worry that airlines and hotels may not be doing enough to secure their personal information. Only 33% of...
  • Budget-friendly travel tips

    Budget-friendly travel tips
    With a winter that never seems to end, families are aching to enjoy some fun in the sun, turning their attention to a well-deserved getaway. According to a recent Bank of America survey, 46 percent of Americans plan on hitting the road and organizing...
  • Take a room at these haunted hotels, if you can last the night

    Take a room at these haunted hotels, if you can last the night
    The flickering flames can't seem to erase the chill that pervades the campfire. The plentiful goose bumps have nothing to do with the temperature. They're the result of the ghost stories being told. The storyteller swears these aren't far-fetched fables...
  • Go Away With ... Jennie Garth

    Go Away With ... Jennie Garth
    Best known for her roles on "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "What I Like About You," Jennie Garth is showing fans another side of herself in "The Jennie Garth Project," a new HGTV reality series in which the 42-year-old actress works with a contractor to...