| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:08 AM
China could surpass the U.S. as early as next year as the world's biggest spender in business travel, a year sooner than business travel experts had previously forecast.
With China's gross domestic product growing at a slow but steady pace, the world'...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:36 PM
"I've picked out what you can get me for my birthday," my neighbor Babble was telling me.
Babble, I said, I've never bought you any birthday presents. Although last year I did briefly consider buying you a subscription to Nose Hair Removal Monthly....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:59 AM
Hyatt Hotels Corp. reported a 10 percent rise in quarterly revenue as growth in business travel in North America boosted both occupancy and room rates.
Net income attributable to Hyatt rose to $56 million, or 36 cents per share, in the first quarter,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Hyatt Hotels Corp recorded a better-than-expected jump in quarterly revenue as growing confidence in the U.S. economy drew more business travelers and tourists to its hotels in the Americas.
Hyatt's shares rose as much as 8 percent to a record high after...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: A client who was traveling for the holidays stayed at a luxury hotel in Miami. She used the hotel's VIP butler services. As she prepared to leave, the butler packed the trunk. She locked it in the presence of several other persons and did not...
| Mar 30, 2014
Call it a travel buzz kill. You arrive at your destination and find that the bottles of toiletries in your suitcase have leaked all over your wardrobe.
It's an experience Kevin Garrity is all too familiar with. The Connecticut road warrior has racked up...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:04 PM
If you're against letting airline passengers talk on cellphones, you've gained a powerful ally.
The Global Business Travel Assn., a trade group for the world's business travelers, submitted its opposition last week to a plan by the Federal...
| Apr 8, 2014
What airlines look on fondly as "ancillary revenue" hits you in the form of pesky -- and often outrageous -- fees and charges. A new report from the meticulous folks at IdeaWorks tells airline industry professionals what they need to know about...
| Apr 15, 2014
Last week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee marked up a proposed bill that would allow airlines once again to omit taxes and fees from advertised prices and instead add them in later, just before you buy. Make no mistake: This...
| Apr 16, 2014
"Greenwich Village Stories: A Collection of Memories"
It's the most famous "village" in the world, even though it actually is a neighborhood. In this wonderful collection of reminiscences, editor Judith Stonehill features...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Marion C. Cohen, a former Roland Park resident and patron of the arts who was a granddaughter of President Grover Cleveland, died Feb. 21 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., of complications from a fall. She was 87.