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  • How to weather vacation season

    How to weather vacation season
    Business travel slows during summer, but it doesn't disappear. It also carries its own unique set of challenges. Chris McGinnis, a travel consultant who writes and blogs for several outlets, including for the Best Western hotel chain as its business...
  • 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...
  • The Frugal Traveler: Business travelers to Edmonton have access to arts, entertainment

    The Frugal Traveler: Business travelers to Edmonton have access to arts, entertainment
    Whether you're traveling to Edmonton on business or taking advantage of its nature gateway status to access such attractions as Jasper National Park or the Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area, you'll find the city has much more to offer than overnight...
  • The toughest airline critics

    The toughest airline critics
    In its recently released look at the travel industry, the American Customer Satisfaction Index probably didn't surprise too many people by announcing that of the 47 industries it examines, airlines finished last, with a score of 65 out of 100 points....
  • Signs of health returning

    Signs of health returning
    By most indications, business travel is becoming healthy once more. Among the most telling signs come from the TravelClick North American Hospitality Review, which tracks hotel reservation and group sales data. The report tracks business travel through...
  • Top-flight Singapore

    Top-flight Singapore
    A hotel executive recently told me that flying Singapore Airlines is so pleasant, losing a bag became a positive experience. Airline staff apologized profusely, delivered the bag within a few hours and gave him a free flight. It made him want Singapore...
  • Scouting the gems of San Juan

    Scouting the gems of San Juan
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — This island offers so many visual treats — gorgeous beaches, rugged hills, beautiful churches and majestic historic forts — that dining becomes a virtual afterthought. A hunk of meat or fish, some sides of mofongo...
  • The tablet or the laptop?

    The tablet or the laptop?
    Mobile devices have had a good run lately. First there was news that more wireless devices are being used in the United States than there are people to use them. Then we learned that accessing the Internet by mobile device doubled in 2011. Now we have the...
  • No clown pants here

    No clown pants here
    Name: P-cubed pants What they are: A line of adventure and business pants from Clothing Arts of North Woodmere, N.Y., that are pickpocket-proof. How they work: Large pockets with zippers and buttons make unauthorized access difficult, if not...
  • More for Your Money: The quest for transparent airline fees

    More for Your Money: The quest for transparent airline fees
    If you think flying is tedious, try figuring out what your flight will cost. Fees for bags and optional services, such as seat selection, extra legroom, Internet access, onboard entertainment and other choices can plump up airfares by $100 or more. And...