Archive for February, 2008

The resurgence of the ‘new, cool, comfortable’ business hotel is the hot topic among hotel companies. Find out what they’re doing, and at which hotels, to make business travel more pleasant.

Sure, the iPhone is a hip phone. But it truly shines as a travel tool when you take it on the road. Find out which features are ideal for travelers.

Atlantis is an ideal resort for a family vacation. Here are a few ideas on where to stay and what to do if you take the kids.

Travelers should prepare to spend a little extra if they’re checking more than one bag on US Airways flights. Find out how much, and when the policy takes effect.

Caribbean doings: Colombian songstress Shakira headlines a Tobago jazz festival this spring; Sandals gives new meaning to “ultra-luxe” at its all-inclusive resorts; and an Aruba resort unveils its $20 million makeover. Read on.

With our twins who are 5 and a third child who is 3, we felt it was time to try our first family airplane vacation, and where better to go than to Walt Disney World? Here’s some advice for a first-timer’s Disney family trip.

Our Orbitz Insider Index shows the most popular places Orbitz travelers are visiting, excluding destinations frequented by the college spring breakers. See our list of top 10 alternatives.

Paul Newman and super-producer Paul Oakenfold make appearances in Las Vegas next week. Find out when and where.

In the past, many gay ski weeks had the reputation of being nine-tenths circuit party and one-tenth sport, but times have changed. Find out how.

Tahoe is fully recovered from recent epic snowstorms. The conditions are brisk and lovely now, just in time for a Valentine’s weekend Tahoe vacation. Find out what’s going on this weekend.

After two months of research, we bring you the Valentine’s Day gifts to make you the star of any chocoholics life. We sampled over 50 different brands of chocolate to bring you our picks.

The Orbitz Travel Insider has some tips on how to make the most of your ski vacation. Get ideas about fun options for families and non-skiers, the best times to travel, and easy ways to save on the slopes.

Daytona Beach is humming as the Super Bowl of NASCAR, the Daytona 500, approaches. Check out these travel tips for getting the most out of your Daytona visit before, during and after the race.

Most tourists don’t schedule a China vacation for the dead of winter. But if you can tolerate the weather, I think it’s a great opportunity to travel to Beijing without the crowds and costs that might otherwise be associated with a visit to China’s capital. Read more about our Beijing vacation.

Cher is the latest pop music legend to settle in for a long concert gig at one of the top Las Vegas hotels. Find out when and where she’ll be performing.

Need a winter getaway? Check out these top beach destinations.

At night in Cabo, there’s only one place for the hip kids to be. Check out our list of nighttime hot spots.

In Barcelona I ate tapas, sometimes way too many, at small taverns and enjoyed music at night in the oldest quarter, the Barri Gotic. Read more about my trip through Europe.

United Airlines plans to charge a service fee for many travelers who check a second bag on domestic flights. Find out how much, and who won’t have to pay.

Gusto, a new New York City restaurant featuring organic foods, just opened. Read my review.