Archive for August, 2008

While renting a Las Vegas hotel cabana might seem an extreme indulgence to some, it makes sense if you’re planning on a whole day at the pool with the family or friends. Here are some of my top Las Vegas cabana picks.

The formerly dowdy little town at the heart of glamorous Wine Country has undergone an extensive makeover/expansion during the past few years.

Get out the scorecard because that’s the only way you’ll be able to keep track of all the new airline fees. Business travel expert Joe Brancatelli brings you that news and more.

Four more nightclubs are joining the array of choices on the Las Vegas Strip. Find out about the hottest new Las Vegas nightclubs to see and be seen.

There’s plenty for families to see and do near the major downtown Atlanta hotels. Check out these Atlanta family travel suggestions.

Although I’m always tempted to park my family at the beach or a resort, we’ve made some of our most fun family vacation memories in a big city. Here are some Philadelphia vacation tips.

Orbitz introduces the first annual Best in Stay Awards, honoring guests’ favorite hotels. Find out which ones made the list, and how much you can save.

Forget the hammock in the park. Stay in a hostel if you wish. But these days, Cusco, Peru, is a sophisticated place with fine hotels and excellent restaurants.

The streets are alive with the sound of music. So are the amusement parks, the beaches, the patios and every other conceivable venue. Here’s a look at top concerts and festivals from coast to coast.

Key West tourism officials say there is no major damage from Tropical Storm Fay.

Business travel expert Joe Brancatelli says you might as well cross Denver and Minneapolis-St. Paul off your route maps for the next few weeks. Here’s what travelers can expect, and why.

Despite a healthy amount of sin in Sin City, Las Vegas offers plenty family-friendly fun. Here are some tips on where to stay and what to see and do with the kids.

The Republicans have chosen Minneapolis-St. Paul for their convention. Here’s why you might want to choose it for your next vacation, with tips on what to see and do.

Its cowboy roots notwithstanding, Denver’s actually a hip, happening gateway to the West. Here’s my take on what not to miss when you visit Denver.

The nation’s alternate carriers are scrambling to make service cuts, too, but a lot of the planes are being redeployed onto new routes. Find out what’s new.

Looking for a traditional German beer garden or a see-and-be-seen pool bar? Here are some of the top spots for al fresco cocktails in New York City.

Airlines have reexamined their frequent-flier programs, and they’ve decided to charge us new fees and give us fewer freebies.

Known as the often frigid home to hockey, rodeos and oil, Edmonton in the spring and summer offers much more for those seeking family-friendly adventure.

A few months ago, we got a chance to escape to Italy — Orlando’s version of Italy, that is. Here are the top reasons to stay at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel.

The cost of flying his increased in some business travel markets but fallen in others. Find out if your area is on the list.