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5 Great Thanksgiving Getaways for Families

Still, for many families seeking some sanity away from in-laws and deal-seeking shoppers this November, Thanksgiving is an ideal time to plan a quick getaway thanks to fewer crowds and reasonable rates. Whether you want to squeeze in a relaxing beach escape or you're yearning for an affordable adventure abroad before the peak holiday travel season hits full swing, here are five fun kid-friendly places to visit this Turkey Day.

A better way to book business travel

A better way to book business travel For travel managers, getting on the right programme can bring its own rewards British Airways' flexible On Business programme allows you to keep track of the amount of money that's being spent on business travel Photo: (c) Musketeer 11:07AM BST 28 Sep 2015 If you buy your company's travel, you're always looking to demonstrate where you can add value.

The World’s Top 20 Cities, According to That Dude Who Visited Every Country

By: Gunnar Garfors Credit: Courtesy of Gunnar Garfors I've been to a few cities in my quest to visit all 198 countries in the world, and I've written a book about it called 198: How I Ran Out of Countries. But this list is about the top 20 cities that I love -- based on the people, the food, the fun, and the atmosphere.

The Ritz-Carlton Ranks #1 in New Luxury Branding Study of Consumers

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Sept. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study of luxury hotel brands was released yesterday by Luxury Branding, a highly reputed London-based consultancy, naming The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. as the world's most popular luxury hotel brand. The independent analysis of ...

Bottle of century-old champagne fetches $116,000 at auction

A bottle of 1915 Krug champagne went under the hammer for $116,375 in New York, one of just four left in the cellars of the sparkling drink makers. In 2011, a bottle of 1841 Veuve Clicquot 1841 was purchased for a record 30,000 euros ($43,000). The Krug bottle, sold during a Sotheby's auction, never left the House of Krug cellars, today managed by luxury conglomerate LVMH.

Boomtown gone bust: Gonzales tries to cope

GONZALES, Texas (AP) - Only a year ago, with oil trading near $100 a barrel, residents of this proud and pretty South Texas boomtown had only one chief complaint: traffic. Heavy-duty trucks bearing gas and equipment were kicking up dust and leaving rural roads pitted. Townspeople don't have that worry ...

5 Questions to Ask Before Booking Your Holiday Travel

The kids have recently gone back to school and summer temperatures are just beginning to subside. But don't be fooled. It's not too early to start thinking about your holiday travel plans. Wondering where to begin? Start by asking yourself these five questions so that you can set your vacation plans into motion.