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  • The Thrifty Traveler: Perfecting pet travel

    The Thrifty Traveler: Perfecting pet travel
    Long-term travel with large-breed dogs is absolutely rewarding. As we near the three-month mark of traveling the United States with our Labrador, we are thrilled with the memories we've been able to make, and the deeper level our relationship with her has...
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • Napa Valley, shaking off earthquake, says it's open for business

    Napa Valley, shaking off earthquake, says it's open for business
    Only hours after the shaking stopped from the biggest quake to hit Napa Valley in 25 years, the phones at Mike Noel's Napa travel agency began to ring. Anxious clients wondered whether the magnitude 6.0 shaker would derail their visit. "I've been...
  • Hotel occupancy, rates increased again in July

    Hotel occupancy, rates increased again in July
    Hotels in Central Florida posted more good numbers in July as tourism continued its rebound. Both hotel occupancy rates and average daily room rates rose compared with the same time last year, according to STR, a travel research firm. Average...
  • How to get the most out of traveling just off-peak

    How to get the most out of traveling just off-peak
    Everyone loves a bargain, and when it comes to travel, most of us are always on the lookout for that sweet deal on lodging, an affordable cruise or a cheap flight. Flexibility often is the key to finding deals. Much of travel to Europe is June through...
  • Highest hotel occupancy in 20 years expected, but rates going up too

    Highest hotel occupancy in 20 years expected, but rates going up too
     U.S. hotels are on pace to report the highest occupancy level in 20 years, an industry study says, as the economy rebounds and travel demand strengthens. The downside -- higher room rates. Hotel occupancy levels will rise to 64.1% in 2014 and 64.8%...
  • Travel deals: Why you should book Thanksgiving flights by Labor Day

    Travel deals: Why you should book Thanksgiving flights by Labor Day
    If you haven't bought airline tickets for Thanksgiving yet, get searching. Travel planning websites say airfares drop around Labor Day -- and those who wait until October or November could pay a lot more for their Turkey Day getaway. It's also a time...
  • The idyllic Hawaii

    The idyllic Hawaii
    After we heard buzzing overhead in the thick Hawaiian jungle for the second or third time, I asked our ponytailed guide, Gregorson Rider, the source of the noise. "Helicopter?" I said. "Tours from Maui," he replied, referring to Molokai's famous...
  • Seminole banks on new youth sports complex to help local economy

    Seminole banks on new youth sports complex to help local economy
    Seminole County is about to enter the big leagues of youth sports — joining a multibillion-dollar industry that caters to a growing army of families who travel across the country to watch their kids compete in sports tournaments. The county's...
  • Hotel Wi-Fi: How fast, how costly?

    Hotel Wi-Fi: How fast, how costly?
    In-room Wi-Fi is the new near-essential hotel requirement these days, along with air-conditioning and flat-screen TV. Surveys repeatedly show that Wi-Fi ranks near the top of special features and amenities that business and leisure travelers crave. Unlike...
  • Seniors on the Go: Fall travel: Where, when, and how

    Seniors on the Go: Fall travel: Where, when, and how
    If it's Labor Day, it's time to think about fall foliage travel. Although New England grabs a lot of the publicity, you actually find good fall foliage throughout much of the U.S. and Canada. Peak times for viewing depend on where you go; they move from...