| Jun 7, 2011
| 1:54 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 6:16 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 7:57 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:52 AM
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...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 1:11 PM
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....
| Jul 13, 2011
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...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:07 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:13 PM
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...
| May 8, 2012
| 7:05 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2011
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...