| Mar 9, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Major hotel chains have long tried to appeal to health-conscious travelers by putting fruit and bran muffins in the breakfast buffet, handing out maps to nearby walking paths or offering access to a hotel gym, among other tactics.
| May 15, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Southwest Airlines is offering a flash-in-the-pan sale today only for some very specific travel dates, including July 4, and the deal has set off a frenzy that appears to have taken down booking on the airline's website.
Travelers can save 35 percent off...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 12:30 PM
In an instant Russell and Kim Hurd went from planning their daughter's wedding to arranging her funeral.
Nearly four years ago, Heather L. Hurd was killed by a tractor-trailer truck driver who was texting while driving and slammed into nine cars on a...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:49 PM
A Tampa-based company plans to begin offering flights next spring from BWI-Marshall Airport to Cuba, where travel has been restricted since 1961, shortly after Fidel Castro took power and nationalized U.S.-owned businesses.
But visitors shouldn't count...
| May 27, 2012
Money may be tight, but not enough for most of us to forgo a summer vacation.
A recent survey by travel site Orbitz.com found that nearly eight of 10 respondents will be taking a vacation this summer. Some plan to spend more than last year, but nearly...
| May 31, 2012
| 6:06 PM
After a yearlong investigation, federal safety regulators have closed 26 bus operations as "imminent hazards," including one that they said operated illegally in Maryland and another that ran 16 daily trips between Baltimore and New York City.
| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:23 AM
The lone occupant of an airplane that crashed Friday morning at Carroll County Regional Airport in Westminster has died.
Maryland State Police spokeswoman Elena Russo confirmed Friday afternoon that the man died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Travelers passing through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will see extensive changes over the next two years as officials launch a $100 million renovation project that will transform the central section of the airport —...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:14 PM
As the Four Seasons Baltimore opened to its first guests Monday, the city's newest waterfront hotel looked forward to many more.
Over a dozen couples have booked weddings, companies have set up corporate accounts, and business is strong for year-end...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 4:44 AM
As more people try to get an early jump on the holiday, Tuesday before Thanksgiving is becoming the new Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
Tuesday isn't expected to be quite as busy as the nation's biggest travel day of the year, but if recent trends...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:28 PM
On the 10th anniversary of the Transportation Security Administration, a new survey has found that the airport screening process remains among the top frustrations for most air travelers.
The security procedures yielded four of the top five annoyances of...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:26 PM
The traditionally busiest travel day on the U.S. calendar wasn't looking all that oppressive Wednesday as many folks apparently got a jump on the holiday — whether traveling in the air or on the ground.
Travelers were moving briskly through check-...