Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Travel Business Travel


  • The World's Most Expensive Places to Live 2012 Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 9:05 PM ET
    Europe’s debt crisis, slowing growth in the U.S. and worries about a hard landing in China. Even if you’ve kept your job this past year, you’ve probably had plenty to worry about. But how about the rising cost of living?According to a new report from human resources firm Mercer Consulting, the cost of living in North American, Asian and African cities has been rising this past year, despite the global slowdown.The study looked at 214 cities worldwide and used New York City as the benchmark. Merc

    Living costs in North American, Asian and African cities has been rising this past year, despite the global slowdown. We look at the top 10 countries with the highest cost of living for expatriates.

  • Business Car Rental Rates Declining Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 2:11 PM ET

    Recent data shows that corporate rental car rates are going down, even while airfares and hotel room rates are on the rise.

  • Have Elite Fliers Been Downgraded? Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    Elite status in an airline loyalty program used to be an exclusive club. But benefits have slowly eroded as more people gain status or purchase the same level of priority access.

  • How to Quickly Rack Up Frequent Flyer Miles Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 1:20 PM ET

    Everyday spending can bring you closer to an award trip using frequent flyer miles. Here are my tips on how to quickly rack up the most miles in a short amount of time.

  • Top US Airlines for Landing a Sugar Daddy Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    A new survey reveals which U.S. airlines to fly if you're looking to land a rich sugar daddy or sugar mama. Really.

  • Should Hotel Wi-Fi Always Be Free? Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 10:10 AM ET

    More hotels in the U.S. offer free Wi-Fi than in the past, according to one survey. But should it be offered for free at all hotels?

  • MySeatFinder.com Finds You a Better Seat Automatically Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 2:09 PM ET

    MySeatFinder.com checks for better airline seat assignments on your behalf and automatically moves you based on your preferences.

  • United Auctions Luxury Vacation, Tango Lessons Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 11:40 AM ET
    Tango Dancers

    United Airlines is auctioning off a VIP package for two that includes roundtrip business class tickets to Buenos Aires, Argentina, tango lessons and a private helicopter tour of the city.

  • Government Can't Stop Airlines From Charging Seat Fees Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | 10:12 AM ET

    Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Wednesday the government can't prohibit airlines from charging fees for preferred seats.

  • Want Free Airport Wi-Fi? LAX Says Yes With a Hitch Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 2:36 PM ET
    Los Angeles International Airport

    Los Angeles International Airport this summer will be joining the list of U.S. airports that offers free Wi-Fi service.

  • Money Tips for Globe-Trotters Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 1:11 PM ET
    Credit Cards

    It's common to whip out your credit card when traveling abroad. But some cards carry additional fees or might not work at all. Here are some tips to ensure a smooth sailing trip overseas.

  • Road Warrior Tested: Conrad Dublin Hotel Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 11:59 AM ET
    The Conrad Dublin Hotel

    My road warrior travels took me to Ireland in May. Here's my review of the Conrad Dublin Hotel, part of the Hilton brand of hotels.

  • Luxury in a Tomb-Size Hotel Room Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 11:20 AM ET
    The Pod Hotel in Midtown Manhattan features 345 minimalistic rooms, single and double. Managers claim the hotel has been such a success - with an average 93 percent occupancy rate in 2010 - that a second Pod is set to open up near Grand Central Station in 2012.

    New York hoteliers have begun offering tiny yet thoughtfully designed accommodations in the “affordable luxury” segment for around $200 a night.

  • Hawaiin Airlines

    Hawaiian Airlines has launched the only nonstop service from JFK to Honolulu, and began codesharing with JetBlue Airways to access the second largest market to Hawaii.

  • airport_security_200.jpg

    A new smartphone app allows travelers to file an immediate complaint with the Transportation Security Administration if they feel mistreated during checkpoint screening.

  • Airlines Weighing Fee for Oversize Carry-Ons Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 10:28 AM ET
    Carry on luggage compartment

    More airlines are hoping to discourage passengers from bringing oversize carry-on bags to the gate by adding fees. Is your favorite airline next?

  • Sheraton Launches Premium Wine Tasting Social Hours Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 3:44 PM ET

    Socializing at Sheraton Hotels just got a little more upscale. The hotel chain now offers social hours featuring premium wine tasting events complete with Riedel stemware.

  • Delayed: San Francisco International Airport Options Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 12:30 PM ET
    San Francisco Int'l Airport

    If you're delayed at San Francisco International Airport, there are plenty of excellent restaurants and activities, including the nation's only airport yoga room.

  • United Airlines Upgrades Premium Dining Options Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 12:42 PM ET
    United Airlines "BusinessFirst Meal"

    Passengers flying in premium cabins on international flights with United Airlines will experience upgraded dining options. New, multi-course meals ending with made-to-order ice cream sundaes begin June 1.

  • Industries Hit Hardest by the Recession Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 11:14 AM ET
    Most economists now agree that the worst part of the recession is over, and we’re officially in sluggish recovery mode. No one can say for sure when things will finally return to normal, but enough time has passed that an analysis of the data from the downturn’s lowest point is possible.For many industries, that point took place in 2009 and 2010. It was a brutal period for most businesses, and many struggled simply to tread water. But others were hit hard, and they offer a unique view into what

    Using data provided by the financial information firm Sageworks, CNBC.com shows which industries took the worst beating in 2009 and 2010.