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How to get a vacation for 'free'

Feb 8, 2013
You don’t have spend big to earn enough reward points for a free trip. But there are risks to getting credit cards just for their bonus points.
Posted In: Travel, discount travel, vacation

Cruise ships: A luxury for the rest of us

Jan 25, 2013
Royal Caribbean president and CEO Adam Goldstein tells Marketplace who's taking cruise vacations and why.
Posted In: cruise ships, Royal Caribbean, luxury, vacations, Travel

Bus travel picks up speed in Midwest

Dec 27, 2012
There’s a new trend emerging that is rivaling the car and even some airlines.
Posted In: traveling, travel costs, buses, Transportation, Travel

Is holiday travel worse than ever?

Nov 21, 2012
On this busiest travel day of the year, some flyers are finding air travel even less enjoyable than usual. Prices are rising, planes are packed... Just finding a flight in some markets can be tough. But the troubles don't end at the end of Thanksgiving weekend.
Posted In: Travel

Glitch-prone airline computer systems, Nokia's new maps app

Nov 21, 2012
Nokia's new maps app could give Apple a run for its mobile money, and understanding why airline computer systems are prone to massive crashes.
Posted In: maps app, Travel, Airlines, computer systems

Dry year boosts fall foliage

Oct 8, 2012
New England tourism could get a boost this fall foliage season because dry weather will mean brilliant reds and purples as leaves change color.
Posted In: tourism, Travel, Northeast

What Google wants with travel guide Frommer's

Aug 13, 2012
Mergers and acquisitions news today as Google adds guidebook company Frommer's to its travel and entertainment quiver. What does the search company want to do with the old-school guidebook?
Posted In: search engines, media, Travel, Mergers and Acquisitions, Google, Frommer's

A summer resort adjusts to new vacation rhythm

Aug 7, 2012
Lake Arrowhead was developed nearly a century ago as a mountain summer resort for Southern Californians. The activities are the same, but how and when vacationers come to the resort has changed.
Posted In: vacation, summer vacation, Travel, tourism, Lake Arrowhead

It's summertime -- but less than it used to be

Jul 18, 2012
It's the heart of summer, and beaches are crowded. But school schedules, worries about work and even the weather are eating away at summer vacations.
Posted In: summer, vacation, Travel

Weak euro lures American travelers

Jul 12, 2012
The euro crisis has weakened the currency -- and strengthened Europe's appeal to American tourists.
Posted In: Travel, Europe, euro

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