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  • Fliers to pay higher TSA fee to help pay down deficit

    Fliers to pay higher TSA fee to help pay down deficit
    Get ready to pay more when you fly. The so-called Sept. 11 security fee that was intended to fund the Transportation Security Administration is about to increase. The TSA, however, says it won’t necessarily benefit from the extra revenue. The...
  • Deal: Want to take a cruise but don't have time? Try a quickie trip

    Deal: Want to take a cruise but don't have time? Try a quickie trip
    Cruise Line International Assn. sent out some information last week about the value of mini-cruises. What caught my eye was how short and how cheap some of the getaways could be. You can take a West Coast overnight cruise for about $100 per person, less...
  • Here's a tip: Americans are No. 1 in leaving gratuities

    Here's a tip: Americans are No. 1 in leaving gratuities
    The U.S. was eliminated from the World Cup last week, losing worldwide bragging rights when it comes to soccer. But Americans can brag about being No. 1 when it comes to tipping service workers. A survey of more than 25,000 people from around the...
  • 20th Century Fox to build theme park in South Korea

    Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea. The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...
  • Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea to get $4.6-billion expansion

    Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea to get $4.6-billion expansion
    Oriental Land Co., the owner of Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea, has announced plans to invest $4.6 billion to expand and improve the two theme parks in Japan over the next 10 years. A big part of the investment will go to redevelop and expand...
  • Orbitz predicts LAX will be busiest airport in U.S. over Thanksgiving

    Orbitz predicts LAX will be busiest airport in U.S. over Thanksgiving
    Orbitz makes this forecast for people who will be flying over Thanksgiving: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will be the busiest in the nation and John Wayne Airport (SNA) among the least-crowded. It's the second year that LAX was predicted to be...
  • Towson split-level houses owners' artistic passion

    Towson split-level houses owners' artistic passion
    Fe T. Reyes-Dollete is a pediatrician with more than medicine on her mind and in her life. She is an ardent collector of decorative arts, a traveler and a member of a ballroom dancing group. The Towson home she shares with her husband, Rudy Dollete,...
  • Pet travel products make it easier to take all family members on vacation

    Pet travel products make it easier to take all family members on vacation
    When families take a vacation, increasingly, it's the entire family enjoying the get-away. Nearly a third of all dog owners now take their pets along on vacation, according to the 2013-2014 American Pet Product Association National Pet Owners Survey....
  • Holiday fliers' wish list: dependable apps, seat near Renee Zellweger

    Holiday fliers' wish list: dependable apps, seat near Renee Zellweger
    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....
  • Harford waterfront property provides a getaway close to home

    Harford waterfront property provides a getaway close to home
    Wayne and Wende Allen found a second home, their vacation escape, in a convenient location — 24 miles from their Harford County home. "Most of our friends who have second homes have them at the beach, in the mountains down south," said Wende...
  • Kerouac House celebrates the unveiling of its historic marker

    Kerouac House celebrates the unveiling of its historic marker
    Annemarie Ní Churreáin came to College Park from the town of Donegal, Ireland. But her trip wasn’t intended as a vacation. “I am working on a collection of poems,” she said, “and I’m working on a book project with a...