| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Consumer groups continued marshaling forces on Tuesday, a day after the House passed a bill that would allow airlines to advertise fares without all the taxes and fees included, amounting to bait-and-switch pricing, they claim.
However, the airline...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Remember that dead body Gordon saw in the street last episode?
Unsurprisingly, it's haunting his dreams, as we see in the opening scene of "Giant." I've had less than five nightmares in my entire life, but I imagine that might have haunted me as well....
| Jul 22, 2014
Few business journalists make their way into pop culture. Then there's Maria Bartiromo, who was dubbed as the "Money Honey." Joey Ramone of the Ramones was clearly smitten with her, too. He sang her praises in his song, "Maria Bartiromo."
| 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,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
(Trench coat season has arrived! This week's column is a timely excerpt from Kristyn Schiavone's e-book, "Career Chic for Young Professionals: A Simple Style Guide," available for Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad, Barnes and Noble Nook and Kobo for $2.99.)
| Jun 24, 2014
"Can you tell me how I can sell my frequent flyer miles," asked a reader. "My wife and I are in our mid-80s and we don't fly any more. I have a combined 230,000 miles divided between two airlines and I don't want to lose any. Airline websites aren't...
| Jul 1, 2014
What's the current status of the major consumer issues in travel? Here's a quick overview:
Transparent Airfares Act. Although you may not have noticed much recent movement on this noxious proposal, my friends in Washington expect it to come up for a vote...
| Jun 17, 2014
To nobody's surprise, United announced a mostly "me too" makeover of its frequent flyer program in the Delta pattern. And, also to nobody's surprise, the new program is likely to make award travel worse for leisure travelers who use inexpensive tickets:...
| May 5, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel accepted free transportation, sports tickets and a stay as a house guest from friends and political supporters last year, but the number of gift givers was fewer than in years past.
The mayor is required to disclose gifts valued at...
| May 11, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Business travelers, rejoice. And then cross laundry and packing off your to-do list.
Cost: The first two trips are free, then $99 per trip.
What it does: Packnada launders and stores your clothes, then delivers them to your...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The son of Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice has been invited to try out for the Ravens during their rookie minicamp that starts Friday.
UNLV wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr. has not been signed or agreed to a contract, but he will...