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  • Americans get less vacation, still don't use it all, study says

     
    American workers expect to receive less vacation time in 2011 than the previous year but still won't use all of their allotted time off, according to a study on vacation habits by the travel website Expedia.com. The main reason given:......
  • Most holiday destinations in warm climates

     
    Americans may be dreaming of a white Christmas but warm, sunny destinations are among the most popular vacation spots for the Christmas holiday, according to statistics from the travel website Orbtiz. The website’s ranking of the top Christmas...
  • Business travelers hate Houston and the middle seat, survey says

     
    In an online survey, 3,756 business travelers were asked to choose their least favorite city to visit and cite the top reasons they hate to travel....
  • California to draw more than $100 billion from tourists in 2011

     
    Travel and tourism in California is expected to generate a total of $104.4 billion in direct spending in 2011, a 10% increase over last year. The 2011 forecast included in a report by Tourism Economics, a Pennsylvania-based tourism consulting firm,......
  • Play where Ralphie and Randy lived in 'A Christmas Story'

    Play where Ralphie and Randy lived in 'A Christmas Story'
    The occasional car crawls down 11th Street, its driver and passengers looking for a parking space not too far from their destination, a nondescript residence that is becoming a popular tourist destination in a working-class Cleveland neighborhood....
  • What was the point of bailing out GM?

    What was the point of bailing out GM?
    Today's topic: Should the U.S. government have spent billions to keep General Motors from liquidation only to eventually steer it to Bankruptcy Court? An earlier bankruptcy would have saved taxpayers billions Point: Daniel J. Ikenson General Motors...
  • Why tarmac delay rules are bad for airline passengers

    Why tarmac delay rules are bad for airline passengers
    The Times' Dec. 22 editorial on the federal government's rule requiring airliners that sit on the tarmac for more than three hours to disembark passengers was surprisingly astute -- surprising because the sensible observations and conclusions that The...
  • American Airlines to begin charging $8 for pillow and blanket on some flights

    American Airlines to begin charging $8 for pillow and blanket on some flights
    DALLAS ( AP) — If you want a pillow and blanket in coach on American Airlines, it's going to cost you. The airline will charge $8 for a pillow and blanket in coach class for domestic trips and some international flights longer than two hours,...
  • Safety tips for solo travelers

    Safety tips for solo travelers
    I love traveling solo and exploring destinations to the beat of my own drummer. But being a one-person band has its drawbacks where safety is concerned. And for the person traveling alone, man or woman, safety should be a top concern — not so...
  • Workers rarely unplug from the office

    Workers rarely unplug from the office
    Danny Black can run his closet design business from just about anywhere — his Mount Washington office, on the way to meet with clients, at home on weekends and even during his family's summer trips to Ocean City. "Most clients don't know I've...
  • Alumni travel tours link travelers to school spirit and each other

    Alumni travel tours link travelers to school spirit and each other
    Doug Donnell has traveled with UCLA's alumni tours for more than 15 years. His trips have taken him around Europe "enough times that I don't want to go back," to South Africa, South America, Egypt, Jordan, Fiji, New Zealand, China and Tibet. "When I...