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  • Coming soon: 'Branded' air tickets

    Coming soon: 'Branded' air tickets
    "Brand" is the latest buzzword in airline pricing. Pioneered by American Airlines, the idea gets high praise from some of the airline marketing mavens. And if it seems to work for American, you can bet other lines will quickly copy: After all, "Me, too"...
  • 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...
  • How to pack for business travel

    All my friends have traveled for business at least once, and for many, it's frequent. The younger you are, the more likely you are to have a job that requires some jet-setting, because your family obligations are fewer. In this day and age, you're also...
  • Traveling on your stomach

    Traveling on your stomach
    Many travel for business. Some travel for fun. Food people travel to eat. We asked our favorite eating enthusiasts the question "When you travel to eat, where do you go?" The delicious responses follow: Chef Bill Kim owns Chicago restaurants Urban...
  • 'Duty-Free' shopping -- is it for you?

    'Duty-Free' shopping -- is it for you?
    The duty-free shopping business is headed for a worldwide sales mark close to $50 billion this year, says a recent report from the Paris-based Tax Free World Association. Clearly, those deals must appeal to somebody, but my take is that they're limited to...
  • Chip ahoy -- lots more cards

    Chip ahoy -- lots more cards
    The logjam in chip technology credit cards has finally broken, and as of now, dozens of chip-enabled cards are available from banks based in the United States, with more coming along steadily. Previously, technical differences from conventional cards...
  • American-US Airways merger: Why worry?

    American-US Airways merger: Why worry?
    Although some potential barriers remain -- mainly getting the necessary financial and legal barriers -- nobody seriously expects that American Airlines and US Airways will not complete their merger. Although the hard part of actually combining the two...
  • Are 'custom' airfares good for travelers?

    Are 'custom' airfares good for travelers?
    Should your airline be allowed to offer you a customized ticket? That's the intriguing and somewhat thorny question being raised by the worldwide airline industry through a little-known proposal called Resolution 787 -- not to be confused with Boeing's...
  • United's new subscriptions: Good deal or flim-flam?

    United's new subscriptions: Good deal or flim-flam?
    Last week, United launched three new "added benefits for the savvy traveler." But a closer look raises questions about just who benefits the most -- those supposedly savvy flyers or United? Baggage Subscription. Starting at $349 a year, you can "forget...
  • Routehappy Seating Report: The good stuff

    Routehappy Seating Report: The good stuff
    More than 50 percent of the long-haul international flights to/from the United States now offer flat seats in business class and about 47 percent offer semi-premium or true premium economy. That's according to a new seating study by Routehappy, the...
  • Seniors on the Go: Heading overseas? Check your paperwork

    Seniors on the Go: Heading overseas? Check your paperwork
    Several decades ago, a high-powered Madison Avenue ad man I know was heading to an important client meeting in Frankfurt. He had a reservation for a flight on Lufthansa, but when he got to JFK, he realized that his passport had just expired. Being a...