Sep 9, 2009
Government border checks and passenger screenings have made the U.S. a less attractive destination for international travelers since 9/11. But the Senate is likely to approve a bill to help change that. John Dimsdale reports.
Sep 7, 2009
With freight down in the U.S., trains are running into less traffic on the rails. Which means if you're thinking of taking a trip, it should be a smooth ride. Eve Troeh recently found that out on Amtrak's Coast Starlight from L.A. to Seattle.
Aug 28, 2009
Economist Paul Kedrosky recently flew into Newark Airport and his flight was early. But rather than bask in his extra 15 minutes, he spent a long time trying to figure out why. He takes us on a logistical thrill ride.
Aug 26, 2009
Even on vacation, economists can't help themselves: They think about money. Commentator Robert Reich tells us what his recent road trip with his son taught him about the state of the U.S. economy.
Aug 7, 2009
After decades of waning interest, historical tourism is experiencing a revival. Preservationists are luring visitors back into historic mansions by sharing the personal stories of their former residents through the eyes of the servants that tended them. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Aug 5, 2009
L.A. Times business columnist David Lazarus talks with Bill Radke about what is standing in the way of making rail transit a success in the United States.
Aug 4, 2009
A new study shows that consumers are dissatisfied with online travel Web sites due to hidden fees often tacked on to purchases. Some travelers are even turning to old-fashioned travel agents. Dan Grech reports.
Jul 29, 2009
Abu Dhabi is buying 32 percent of Virgin Galactic, earning it the exclusive right to host Galactic flights into space from the Gulf region. But is space tourism really going to happen? Stephen Beard reports.
Jul 28, 2009
If you're pinched for a stay in a luxury hotel suite this vacation, why not try a luxury stay outdoors? Between multi-room tents and propane ovens, first-time campers are getting the good life at a discount. Jennifer Collins reports.