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  • Hyatt Platinum Status for Visa Signature Cardholders Friday, 6 Apr 2012 | 12:27 PM ET
    Hotel room keycard on table

    Longing for hotel elite status? Visa has partnered up with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts to offer its Signature cardholders a taste of the upgraded amenities Platinum members receive in the hotel chain's Gold Passport program.

  • Virgin America Launches Philadelphia Flights Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 4:07 PM ET
    Virgin America's Philadelphia launch

    Virgin America on Wednesday began service at Philadelphia International Airport. Passengers were greeted by Sir Richard Branson and welcomed to participate in a "tailgate on the tarmac" celebration marking the 17th new destination for the airline.

  • United Offers Auctions for Golf Experiences Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 12:33 PM ET

    If you're watching the Masters golf tournament this weekend at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia and dreaming about attending a future golfing event, United Airlines has a program to make your wish come true.

  • Frustrated With Slow Travel Sites on Your Smartphone? Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 10:16 AM ET
    iPhone

    More travelers are depending on their mobile phones to book and track their travel, and a slow mobile site with glitches could quickly turn them off.

  • No More Elite and First Class Airport Security Lanes? Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 3:40 PM ET

    Legislation is being considered that would end the perk first class and airline elite passengers enjoy today — preferred security lines at airports nationwide.

  • Delta Offers Discounted Lounge Membership Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012 | 8:33 AM ET
    Delta Airlines

    Delta Air Lines is celebrating its 300,000-plus Facebook fans by offering a 20 percent discount on a 30-day Sky Club airport lounge membership. And you don't even have to "like" them to qualify for the discount.

  • Allegiant Air to Charge for Large Carry-ons Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 12:49 PM ET
    Allegiant Air

    Allegiant Air will begin charging passengers for carry-on bags that don't fit underneath the seat beginning Wednesday. One item is still allowed in the cabin free of charge. But if it's too big for the underseat area and requires overhead bin space, the new $35 fee will apply.

  • Priceline

    Online travel sales are rising rapidly, with their growing pace being two or three times that of hotels, according to a Lazard Capital Markets analyst.

  • Eating Healthy, Staying Fit at Starwood Hotels Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 1:34 PM ET
    Sheraton Hotel in New York City, NY

    It can be a challenge to eat healthy while traveling. That's why Starwood Hotels & Resorts has introduced new programs to ensure road warriors stay in shape and maintain a healthy diet.

  • Sky Rider

    Air New Zealand jumped on the April Fools' Day bandwagon and announced standing room only airfares. But a real vertical airline seat has been developed and might be a future reality.

  • To Recline or Not Recline Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 1:23 PM ET

    "Ladies and gentlemen, we invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy your flight." That's a very common announcement heard throughout airline cabins shortly after takeoff. But many travelers today balk at the idea of their fellow passengers sitting in the row ahead reclining their seat.

  • Hotel Room Service Goes Mobile Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 10:52 AM ET

    Forget room service. Hotels' latest food entree is putting it in trucks and delivering it on the street.

  • Why Cramer Prefers Priceline Over Competitors Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 7:34 PM ET

    The “Mad Money” host explains why he thinks Priceline is “best of breed.”

  • Cramer's Travel Stocks Face-Off     Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer pits online travel companies against each other to teach investors how to figure out which one is the best buy.

  • As Oil Goes, So Go Airline Fares: Hawaiian Air CEO Friday, 2 Mar 2012 | 4:54 PM ET
    Beach

    "No single airline sets airline prices. One of the things that goes into it is the cost of our inputs, oil being the most important ones," said the CEO of Hawaiian Airlines. "As the price of oil goes, so go airline prices in the next 12 months."

  • Priceline Stock Still Cheap, Joe Terranova Says Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 5:16 PM ET

    Priceline.com shares rose on a 66 percent increase in fourth-quarter earnings, and trader Joe Terranova thinks there’s still room to buy in.

  • Costa Cruise Endures Another Negative Event     Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 11:20 AM ET

    Discussing the second incident in the last two months for Carnival's Costa Line and how this will impact the stock and overall cruise industry, with Kevin Milota, JPMorgan.

  • Feeling 'Worlds Better' About US Economy: Marriott CEO Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 11:39 AM ET
    Bell at hotel reception

    Arne Sorenson, the incoming chief executive of Marriott International, told CNBC he feels "worlds better than we did a quarter ago" about the U.S. economy.

  • Marriott CEO: Broad Recovery in U.S     Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 7:13 AM ET

    In the U.S. there is a broad recovery underway but in Europe there is a broad slowdown creeping across the continent, says Arne Sorenson, Marriott International CEO-elect. Sorenson also discusses some of the independent hotels that have joined Marriott as franchises.

  • Mark Mahaney Talks Akamai, Groupon, Yahoo ... Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    As online companies such as Akamai and Groupon made news in the past few days, renowned Internet analyst Mark Mahaney looked behind the headlines.