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Barriers to Access in Aviation Show Steep Decline

Eric Lipp | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Eric Lipp

The Open Doors Organization (ODO) is happy to report that as more American adults with disabilities than ever take to the skies, far fewer encounter major obstacles at airports and with airlines.

Hotel Absurd: When Your Resort Fee Costs More Than Your Room

Kevin Richberg | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

I'm sitting in one of Las Vegas' only NON-Resorts. A very simple, and very old, one star property adjacent to an expansive parking lot in what can onl...

How to Beat Hotel Bidding Sites in 9 Steps

SmarterTravel | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel

Opaque buying can cut your costs substantially. But the trade-off is that you have to pay the full nonrefundable price before you know which hotel you're booking.

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 Type Of Airfare Search Tools We Actually Need

George Hobica | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

To truly change the game, an airfare search site would have to do the following...

What's Up With Code-Share Flights?

George Hobica | Posted 11.30.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

When booking international flights online, I increasingly find that the airline selling the fare isn't the airline actually flying the route. For example, I'll search for a flight on and see that the lowest fare is sold by Lufthansa but the flight is flown by United. How can we avoid this situation and why do airlines do this in the first place?

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...