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  • Seattle startup offers a new approach to travel planning

    Seattle startup offers a new approach to travel planning
    A new Seattle-based tech startup has a novel idea for making travel plans easier. The company, called Utrip, offers a one-stop platform to plan and book vacations. In a region that already features the Rick Steves travel empire, and online travel giant...
  • Hotel Bethlehem: Where employees are treated like guests

    Hotel Bethlehem: Where employees are treated like guests
    When Ronald Watts applied for a job as a dishwasher at the historic Hotel Bethlehem, he knew no one in the swank inn, where uniformed bellhops greet guests seeking a room or meal. More than a year later, the 43-year-old not only makes the china shine...
  • Hundreds of workers line up to compete for call center jobs

    Hundreds of workers line up to compete for call center jobs
    Springfield, Mo. -- Twenty eight jobs might seem like a lot until you realize you're just one applicant in a line of 300 others.  Job candidates faced multiple rounds of questioning for a chance to work full-time at an Expedia call center in Springfield....
  • Can you solve the 'when to buy' conundrum for airline tickets?

    Can you solve the 'when to buy' conundrum for airline tickets?
    Lots of ink and pixels have been devoted to the quest for an answer to the question, “When is the best time to buy airline tickets?” My pat answer has always been, “When they’re on sale,” but colleague George Hobica of...
  • Perks and pointers for spending less

    Perks and pointers for spending less
    Here are some tips to add to your storehouse of money-saving knowledge. For instance, you can get money back when a hotel room rate drops. Or you may be able to get free airline lounge passes or a hotel upgrade. Here's how. Getting money back if the...
  • Class-action lawsuit filed against Expedia, other online travel services

    Class-action lawsuit filed against Expedia, other online travel services
    Seattle-based travel site Expedia promises discount hotel rates to anyone looking to travel on a budget. However, a class-action lawsuit filed Monday accuses Expedia and a host of other travel sites of conspiring with hotel chains to fix prices at a...
  • Online travel issue is back this session

     
    The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Three Republican lawmakers have filed bills that will refuel a debate about the amount of hotel taxes that online travel companies should pay. Rep. Jason Brodeur, R-Sanford, and Senate Majority Leader Andy...
  • Palm Beach County settles online hotel tax fight

     
    Online travel companies, including Expedia, Orbitz, Priceline and Travelocity, have agreed to pay Palm Beach County about $1.9 million for disputed hotel "bed" taxes. County Tax Collector Anne Gannon in 2009 filed a lawsuit arguing that online travel...
  • Gingrich vs. Romney: Whose website got the most hits?

     
    Mitt Romney vs. Newt Gingrich: Romney leads Gingrich in hits to his website from Florida users, but in the U.S. overall, more people are clicking on Newt....
  • Circuit judge rules for Orbitz in hotel tax fight with Orange County

     
    Orange Circuit Judge Fred Lauten Friday ruled in favor of the Orbitz online travel company in a hotel tax fight with Orange County. Lauten said the law is “not sufficiently clear” on how taxes apply to online hotel booking companies. It...
  • Americans get less vacation, still don't use it all, study says

     
    American workers expect to receive less vacation time in 2011 than the previous year but still won't use all of their allotted time off, according to a study on vacation habits by the travel website Expedia.com. The main reason given:......
  • Florida Chamber unveils wish list

     
    TALLAHASSEE– The Florida Chamber of Commerce unveiled a legislative wish list at a press conference Thursday morning at the capitol. The state's most powerful business lobby has a tendency to get what it wants, with lawmakers approving 31 out of...