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  • Hotel proposed to have some of the highest-priced rooms in Baltimore

    Hotel proposed to have some of the highest-priced rooms in Baltimore
    When the Four Seasons Baltimore opened last year on the downtown waterfront, it became one of the city's most expensive hotels, with rooms starting at $279 per night. Now a local development group plans to open a boutique hotel featuring rooms that...
  • Survey finds TSA ranks among travelers' top annoyances

    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...
  • Airlines raise fares, deny travelers a tax holiday

    Airlines raise fares, deny travelers a tax holiday
    If you thought our government was dysfunctional over the looming debt ceiling debacle, it's really just one example of multiple layers of crazy inside the Washington Beltway. And, as always, it seems to boil down to the dirtiest five-letter word...
  • Travelers determined to have a vacation — within a budget

    Travelers determined to have a vacation — within a budget
    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...
  • Taking the holiday blues and hassles out of air travel

    Taking the holiday blues and hassles out of air travel
    Airfares can fluctuate even within the span of a few hours, but the direction of holiday travel prices is one-way: up. Based on early bookings, Travelocity recently reported that the average domestic airfare over Thanksgiving will be about 4 percent...
  • Derailed train buries Ellicott City in coal, crushing two teen girls

    Derailed train buries Ellicott City in coal, crushing two teen girls
    Ellicott City's historic center braced for a difficult, days-long cleanup of coal, overturned train cars and smashed vehicles after a Tuesday train derailment that crushed two 19-year-old women to death on a bridge. Investigators said the town's uneven...
  • BWI among airports to adopt prescreening program

    BWI among airports to adopt prescreening program
    Before year's end, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will be part of a passenger prescreening program that allows low-risk travelers to keep their belts and shoes on and their laptops in their bags as they go through security...
  • Southwest offers 35% discount on July 4 flights

    Southwest offers 35% discount on July 4 flights
    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...
  • Ocean City banner pilot killed in plane crash in Worcester County

    A pilot working for an Eastern Shore company that flies advertising banners over Ocean City beaches each summer was killed Thursday after his plane crashed on a golf course in Worcester County, according to Maryland State Police. The pilot, identified by...
  • A trip through West Virginia's hidden history

    A trip through West Virginia's hidden history
    West Virginia may be known in popular song as "Almost Heaven," but it's a state that's seen more than its share of hell. A vicious gunfight in the streets of a small town, two men assassinated on the courthouse steps in front of their wives, coal company...
  • New hotel aims to be perfect fit for fitness crowd

    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. InterContinental Hotels...
  • BWI flights to Cuba to start in March

    BWI flights to Cuba to start in March
    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...