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  • Aviation security hassles, weaknesses persist

    Aviation security hassles, weaknesses persist
    Major vulnerabilities persist in the decade since air travelers sacrificed convenience and privacy for the promise of heightened security in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, and the message from the government and security watchdogs is thatĀ there stillĀ ...
  • Hold the pillow mint, send up the yoga mat

    Hold the pillow mint, send up the yoga mat
    Room service? I'd like to order a treadmill. Hotel chains are delivering everything from yoga videos to recumbent bicycles to guests who prefer to work out their jet lag, or shape up for that business meeting, in the privacy of their rooms. "Probably...
  • 10 ways to take a sabbatical

    10 ways to take a sabbatical
    Escaping the 9-to-5 slog to live in Italy, promote a book, or motorcycle through South America might sound like an impossible dream. But with a little planning, luck, and clever negotiation, it just might be possible. We found five people who managed to...
  • Can you be too sexy for certain situations?

    Can you be too sexy for certain situations?
    Too hot for a locker room chat? Too flirty to fly? While most of us will shuffle off this mortal coil without suffering from this kind of discrimination, a certain aesthetically pleasing subset of society is forced to suffer the slings and arrows of being...
  • Travel agents, fewer in number, say business on uptick

    Travel agents, fewer in number, say business on uptick
    Whether they're planning to travel to Italy, Tibet or Argentina, Larry and Bonnie Ohler call Lynda Maxwell first. Maxwell, the owner of Destinations Inc. travel agency, has been helping the Ellicott City couple plan vacations for years — booking...
  • Southwest CEO sees growth, opportunity at BWI

    Southwest CEO sees growth, opportunity at BWI
    Now that Southwest Airlines has completed its $1 billion purchase of AirTran Holdings, executives have launched the longer-term process of merging the two brands, retraining employees, rolling out larger aircraft, giving makeovers to AirTran planes and...
  • Southwest merger with AirTran combines biggest BWI rivals

    Southwest merger with AirTran combines biggest BWI rivals
    Southwest Airlines' $1.4 billion bid for AirTran Holdings would combine the two largest carriers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, cementing Southwest's dominance at BWI but possibly ushering in higher passenger fares amid...
  • Don't let the bedbugs come home with you

    Don't let the bedbugs come home with you
    The less a frequent traveler thinks about hotel rooms, probably the better. But let's indulge for a moment. All the comings and goings mean hotel rooms are prime candidates to host the tiny creature that has been getting plenty of press lately: the...
  • The 5 best credit cards for newly minted entrepreneurs

    The 5 best credit cards for newly minted entrepreneurs
    You just opened your new business. Your profit margins look good, your growth model is sound and now the only thing left to do is to get a brand new business credit card to show everyone that you're legitimate. Well, hold your horses there, boss, because...
  • Tailgating playbook

    Tailgating playbook
    For at least four more Sunday mornings and one more Sunday evening this season, Ravens fans will gather hours before the game for a tailgating experience that in just a dozen years has risen to the top of the NFL ranks. For some tailgaters, it's about...
  • Taking delight in fright

    Taking delight in fright
    If running a haunted house is your career goal, it seems best to start young. And it doesn't hurt if you're a little twisted. Allan Bennett, who's spent a decade operating Bennett's Curse (which moved this year from Arundel Mills to Blob's Park in...