How to find the best deal when booking a hotel room

What’s going on here? Most of the well-known online travel agencies are owned by just two companies Expedia (Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Hotwire) and Booking Holdings, formerly Priceline Group (Agoda, Booking.com, Kayak, Priceline). Checkbook believes this lack of competition hurts consumers. Expedia and Booking Holdings disagree. More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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As spring break approaches, public health experts urge caution

The pandemic outlook in the U.S. continues to improve, with confirmed Covid-19 cases falling for the sixth consecutive week and deaths having declined for the past three weeks. But spring break is on the horizon, More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
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The Week in Pictures

A derailed train collides with Autumn foliage, an airline director flees his employees, a volcano spews into the night sky and more.  More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
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Southwest last to ban emotional-support animals

Emotional-support animals are no longer free to roam about the cabin on Southwest Airlines either. The airline said Monday that it will let passengers bring trained service dogs in the cabin, but it will no More...

By admin On Thursday, December 31st, 2020
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Newest amenity at hotels? Covid-19 test at check-in or before your flight

Travelers may not be able to work out at the hotel gym or gather in the lobby bar just yet, but in an increasing number of properties guests are able to order Covid-19 tests, with fast results, as part of a More...

By admin On Friday, December 25th, 2020
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U.S. air travel reached post-March peak on day before Christmas Eve, TSA data shows

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised Americans to stay home this holiday season. But the day before Christmas Eve, more than 1.1 million people boarded airplanes — the most since March, More...

By admin On Thursday, December 24th, 2020
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Airlines to bring back thousands of workers if aid bill signed

American Airlines and United Airlines say they’ll bring back most of the 32,000 industry workers who were furloughed this year if President Donald Trump signs the stimulus bill passed by Congress. The More...

By admin On Friday, December 18th, 2020
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Most of the changes in travel will likely continue beyond Covid-19, experts say

Sanitizing stations, social distancing floor stickers and nasal swabs were not part of the travel experience before the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, they are a regular part of the routine. But for how long? NBC News More...

By admin On Monday, December 14th, 2020
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Australian woman falls to her death while snapping picture from famous cliff

An Australian woman fell to her death over the weekend as she snapped a picture atop a famous cliff in Victoria, authorities said. The 38-year-old mother was at Boroka Lookout inside Grampians National Park More...

By admin On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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Mexico proposes extending non-essential travel restrictions with U.S.

MEXICO CITY – Mexico has proposed to the United States that restrictions on non-essential travel at their shared border be extended for another month as authorities continue to grapple with the coronavirus More...