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Do Discount Travel Booking Sites Really Save You Money?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.28.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Since users are tied to their IP address and booking history on individual sites, travel search engines like Priceline can customize results to show the properties that an individual is more likely to look for, and subsequently book.

Airfare Trends on the Rise in 2015

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

According to a new report from Expedia, it's a great year to be a traveler. The report, released in December 2014 and co-produced with data from the Airlines Reporting Corporation, offers mostly encouraging news for travelers

Merry Christmas To All, And To All A Good Flight

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.10.2014 | Travel

Santa gave the sleigh a rest this year -- he's flying coach instead. St. Nick took to the skies in a sniffle-inducing video from Expedia, traveling...

Why I Left Delta and Took My Diamonds Elsewhere

John Nicholson | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
John Nicholson

In this traveler's eyes, American air carriers generally, and Delta specifically, have slipped from atop the quality and service rankings. They have gone from diamonds to diamonds in the rough. And with a good bit of polishing, we may both one day be Diamonds again.

Why Some People Pay More Than Others When Shopping Online

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.04.2014 | Technology

You may pay more than your friends when shopping online based on your web browsing history or what kind of smartphone you own, according to a new stud...

5 Companies That Help Us Travel Cheaper

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.23.2014 | Travel

We love to hack our way to a good travel deal -- because quite frankly, it sometimes seems like the big companies are out to get us. But, fair trav...

The Booking Battle: OTAs Break Into the Loyalty Market

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Facing steep competition from fellow booking websites, online travel agencies have been experimenting with travel rewards as a means of incentivizing consumer loyalty -- at the expense of straining relationships with the hotels with which they partner.

The Ultimate List Of Cheap Vacation Resources

The Huffington Post | Jenna Rak | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel

There are hundreds, maybe even thousands of travel websites and apps all claiming to be the best, but which ones are really worth your time and how do...

A Piece From My Niece!

Marlo Thomas | Posted 05.10.2014 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

If there's one thing that runs in my family, it's the love of storytelling. My father, Danny Thomas, started that ball rolling. He became a nightclub star not just because of his talent for keeping his audiences in stitches, but also because he could spin a yarn that kept them perched forward in their seats. Dad passed that passion along to my sister and brother and me (when we all get together, we can't wait to tell each other a story!), and now it's moved on to the next generation: My niece, writer and filmmaker Kate Thomas, tells stories every day on her website, Travel With Kate; and this week, she's written one that truly touched my heart.

7 Frequent Flyers Far Worse Than Children

Jessica Ciencin Henriquez | Posted 02.18.2014 | Travel
Jessica Ciencin Henriquez

I've logged 24,600 miles in air travel this year alone, half of those with my infant son (who slept peacefully like the little cherub he is). I'm here to set the record straight. It is too often the adults that act like babies.

How to Save Money When Booking Travel Online

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.22.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Finding a good price online (especially during the holiday season) requires diligence and patience, not to mention a great deal of savvy. To help you get the most bang for your buck on your next DIY travel booking, we talked to the experts.

Travel The World And Support St. Jude

Posted 09.23.2013 | MarloThomas

This month, Expedia has put together an exciting campaign to raise awareness and funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Expedia recruited my...

Expedia For Obamacare?

CNBC | Dan Mangan | Posted 09.10.2013 | Small Business

CNBC: When the Affordable Care Act was being debated in Congress, most Americans yawned if they even bothered reading the bill's fine print—but t...

Three Business Founders Who Gained From Franchising

George Bradt | Posted 10.21.2013 | Business
George Bradt

One of the fundamental questions for today's leaders is "What do you want and what are you willing to give up to get it?" If you want job security, ge...

Flexible Travel Date Airfare Search Takes A Hit

George Hobica | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

I've often extolled the virtues of flexible travel date airfare search. The number of available seats at the lowest possible fare fluctuates minute by...

The New Travel Tech Debate And Why It Matters

Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

Booking trips on Kayak and Expedia is easy but far from transparent. Though the search function on those sites allows savvy travelers to trawl for dea...

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 02.13.2013 | Technology
Shawn Amos

YouTube's new look makes it easier for people to find your videos - but are you creating anything worth watching? If your brand isn't taking advantag...

12 Ways To Score On Cheap Airfare

Money Talk News | Amanda Geronikos | Posted 11.11.2012 | Money

MoneyTalksNews: Airfares are taking off. According to Travelocity, the average round-trip domestic airfare this Thanksgiving is $386, up 9 percent ...

Marketing at Your Peril

Peter Veash | Posted 01.09.2013 | Business
Peter Veash

Things are looking up for residents of the nine states under threat from Sandy, as according to an email blast on the eve of the storm last week, they could receive 20 percent off at American Apparel -- just by entering the special code SANDYSALE upon checkout.

WATCH: Expedia Highlights Gay Marriage Support With Poignant New Video

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.03.2012 | Gay Voices

Expedia is doubling down on its proclaimed support of same-sex marriage with a poignant wedding-themed video. Titled "Find Your Understanding," th...

D.C. May Collect Millions In Back Taxes For Online Hotel Bookings

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 09.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia can collect sales taxes on the rates hotel guests pay for rooms they book through online travel companies, a ju...

Facebook, Google And Others Join Forces In Washington, DC

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google, Amazon.com, eBay, Facebook and other Internet companies have formed a lobbying group called The Internet Association to...

Company Unveils Rewards For Small Businesses

AP | SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 09.12.2012 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- Expedia is starting a rewards program for small business travelers who carry Chase credit cards. The world's largest online travel agency...

Frontier Penalizes Passengers Who Don't Book Directly On Their Site

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 11.12.2012 | Travel

NEW YORK -- Some airlines are making travelers work harder to find a deal. Carriers are offering more deals to passengers who book flights directly o...

Expedia's Support For Marriage 'Part Of Our Ongoing Commitment To The LGBT Community'

Posted 09.02.2013 | Gay Voices

Popular online travel company Expedia has joined an ever-growing list of corporations expressing support for marriage equality in Washington state. ...