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How to Create a Travel Budget

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.19.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Plane tickets to a certain destination may be cheap, but what about hotel rates, transportation expenses and entry fees to attractions?

How Mentoring May Be the Key to Solving Tech's Women Problem

Cassie Slane | Posted 04.10.2014 | Technology
Cassie Slane

Without women to look to at the top, many women in STEM fields get discouraged and leave the workforce. However, one group is changing that.

How Advertisers Can Use Your Personal Information To Make You Pay Higher Prices

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 04.02.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

What is at stake isn't purely a matter of annoying ads or nosy companies -- it's a deep set of customer protections that have taken decades of hard work to secure.

Kim Bellware

How Travel Discounts, Guitars And Sparkling Water Have Helped Build An Online Empire | Kim Bellware | Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Wanderlusters and travel buffs alike may recall a cheeky 2012 ad campaign that encouraged America to "take vacation back." In that campa...

Best Ways To Use Travel Search Engines, From Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When you're searching for affordable airfare, do sites like and really offer the best prices? When Frugal Traveler columnist for ...

Seven Spring Break Travel Freebies Worth the Search

Jeanenne Tornatore | Posted 04.17.2013 | Travel
Jeanenne Tornatore

In today's travel environment of surcharges and extra fees, it may seem hard to believe that there are actually still freebies out there for the taking. The key is in knowing what to look for and where.

Paul Brady

Why 2013 Is The Year Of Mobile Booking | Paul Brady | Posted 02.04.2013 | Travel

When Hurricane Sandy caused chaos at Boston Logan International, Gary Swart was hardly the only business traveler stranded by canceled flights. He ...

Major Travel Site's Must-See Predictions For 2013 Travel

Jeanenne Tornatore | Posted 01.04.2013 | Travel
Jeanenne Tornatore

Travel website just released its 2013 forecast of all things travel and here's the inside scoop.

The Best Of Disney's New Fantasyland

Jeanenne Tornatore | Posted 02.21.2013 | Travel
Jeanenne Tornatore

With the winter holidays upon us, there's no doubt that families will be packing up and heading out to visit one of the most iconic vacation destinations in the country: Walt Disney World. And this year, they'll have a whole lot more to experience with the recent opening of the new Fantasyland, the largest expansion ever in the Magic Kingdom's history.

PHOTOS: Perfect Hotels For Fall

Jeanenne Tornatore | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel
Jeanenne Tornatore

Check into these fabulous hotels in some of fall's most beautiful destinations and check some items off your bucket list along the way.

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...

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...

Lawsuit: Hotel Chains And Travel Sites Are Conspiring Against You

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.23.2012 | Money

If you use online travels sites like Orbitz or Priceline to shop around for the best hotel deals, you might be wasting your time. A number of thes...

Popular Travel Sites Reportedly Guide Mac Users To Pricier Hotels

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Orbitz Worldwide Inc has found that people who use Apple Inc's Mac computers spend as much as 30 percent more per night on hotels, so the ...

Global Hotel Exchange (GHX) Fights For What's Right in Online Hotel Booking

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Travel

Just like Rockefeller was doing to small gas stations, these gigantic, well-entrenched online creatures can put smaller, independent travel businesses right out of business if they don't want to pay 35% of their revenues to these avaricious OTAs.

The Software Algorithm That Turns Hotel 'Lookers' Into 'Bookers' (Part Two)

Bill_Robinson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Technology

The REVPAR GURU system allows hotel owners and staff to monitor many of their key metrics while in the office or on the fly.

The Software Algorithm That Turns Hotel 'Lookers' Into 'Bookers' (Part One)

Bill_Robinson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Technology

Shouldn't the goal be the same in the airline and hotel industry: full capacity at any fare/rate? Wouldn't a better policy be "no plane leaves with an empty seat, ever" or "we'll fill every room tonight if we have to let them go for $10?"

Money Saving Travel Tips, From Jeanenne Tornatore

Posted 07.18.2012 | Women

Orbitz Travel Expert Jeanenne Tornatore shares tips for saving money on your next vacation. if(typeof AOLVP_cfg==='undefined')AOLVP_cfg=[];AOLVP_cfg....

Marlo Thomas With Orbitz Travel Expert Jeanenne Tornatore

Posted 12.27.2011 | Women

Whether you're looking to book a trip home for the holidays, or a getaway vacation on the cheap, Orbitz travel expert Jeanenne Tornatore can help you ...

Third Party Payer Systems: The Most Significant Regulatory Problem in the Online World?

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 08.31.2011 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

The harm of third party payer businesses is real and may be among the most significant emerging regulatory problems of the online world. Here are steps regulators should take.

Why Is There Still Litigation in Third Party Payer Distribution Systems in Air Travel

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 08.29.2011 | Business
Eric K. Clemons

A spate of lawsuits is emerging between the travel industry's "Global Distribution Systems" and their customers that could have profound implications for the cost and convenience of travel within the United States, especially travel by individual leisure passengers.

Lucia Graves

Media Matters Calls On Orbitz To Stop Advertising On Fox Over LGBT Issues | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.16.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON -- Media Matters on Monday drafted a letter announcing a new campaign to persuade Orbitz to stop advertising on Fox News citing the conserv...

D.C. Latest To Sue Online Travel Companies Over Unpaid Taxes

AP | By JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- Attorneys for the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Tuesday against online travel companies including Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity an...

WATCH: Julian Assange's Message From Prison

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This weekend's "Saturday Night Live" brought the second appearance of Bill Hader's hilarious impression of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Using a c...

The 8 Most Annoying Ad Mascots On TV | WalletPop Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Most people settle onto the couch and flip on the TV in order to unwind and relax. We have our favorite shows and there are even certain commercials t...