Archive for July, 2008

Before leaving for a trip, especially with a group trip of 3 or more, I recommend getting several key questions answered in an open and honest discussion.

There are glimmers of gay life in parts of the Caribbean. Find out what may be the gayest place in the region, along with other hot spots.

Celebrity sightings are a standard perk of living in Los Angeles. Here’s the scoop on some of the best places to spot the stars.

Despite the summer heat, Sin City is still busy, and hopping. Especially when it comes to entertainment. Here’s a look at some of the top concerts on the Strip and beyond.

The Atlanta Marriott Marquis is celebrating the completion of a three-year, $138 million overhaul. Find out what’s new.

Here are some insider tips to help deal with unexpected weather, crowds, delays, prices or changes of heart on an Orlando family vacation.

Business travel expert Joe Brancatelli has news about new self-service car rental kiosks at Hertz, along with more airline route cutbacks.

If you’re looking to add an element of education to your family travel, check out these exhibits deemed “worth the trip” by the Orbitz Parent Panel. Walk away with tales of ferocious creatures, espionage and galaxies far, far away.

Our kids’ social studies classes taught them about the struggle and triumph of America’s forebears. We took them to Colonial Williamsburg to experience it first hand.

Our family wanted to say we “went somewhere” for spring break. So we decided to take a trip to see first hand what our state capital, Springfield, Illinois, was all about.

These festivals celebrate watermelon, beer, bourbon and more! Get the details.

I recently took an architecture tour with the Chicago Architecture Foundation and fell in love with the city all over again.

Mammoth Mountain says it’ll have commuter flight service from LA to the Mammoth/Yosemite Airport throughout snow season.

California cities like this bustling Sonoma wine country village have been environmentally friendly long before it was cool to be green.

Want to experience Barbados’ biggest party? Read this!

Two new night spots just pened their doors for test-run VIP/media receptions before their Grand Openings. And both of them, as Will Ferrell would say, are “kind of a big deal.”

Check business travel expert Joe Brancatelli’s latest column for news about airport security changes and some new names for old hotels.

Like everything else, Vegas does breakfast over the top. You’ll find Kobe short ribs, chocolate waffles with Nutella and much more at Eric Gladstone’s favorite restaurants.

Business travelers chose their favorite airlines, hotels , car rental companies and more in a recent survey.

Business travelers increasingly demand a wired world — and many hotels are rolling out new high-tech amenities that cater to them.