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Yahoo Taps Hipmunk For Flight And Hotel Search

Yahoo Taps Hipmunk For Flight And Hotel Search

By Chris Crum October 28, 2014

Hipmunk announced that it has been named Yahoo’s exclusive flight and hotel search provider, and is now integraed with Yahoo Travel, giving users access to Hipmunk’s own travel search offerings. Hipmunk CEO Adam Goldstein said, “After our recent funding round, …

Travel Deals Heating Up in September

It may seem a bit early to start thinking of the holidays, but experienced holiday travelers know that travel plans should be booked months in advance. Waiting until later in the year will mean higher fares, less flexible scheduling, and …

We Need to Talk About the TSA's Insane Instagram We Need to Talk About the TSA's Insane Instagram

No, I don’t want to talk about how you feel about the TSA. I know the TSA harasses old ladies and makes cute little children cry. I know the TSA probably touched your wiener one time and you really hated …

Hotel Charges Guests $500 For Negative Yelp Reviews Hotel Charges Guests $500 For Negative Yelp Reviews

The Union Street Guest House in Hudson, New York has a strange policy. It charges guests who book weddings $500 for any negative reviews left on websites like Yelp by the wedding parties’ guests. On the hotel’s Events & Weddings …

Climate Change: It Can Affect Travel Costs Too

For years experts have been warning about the devastating effects of climate change. While these same experts warned that climate change was happening now, most people weren’t afraid of the consequences because they didn’t expect them to start happening so …

Andrew Mason Starts A New Company Called Detour Andrew Mason Starts A New Company Called Detour

It turns out that Groupon founder and former CEO Andrew Mason has been doing more than just sitting around eating ice cream by himself and recording motivational business albums. He’s also been creating a new company called Detour. First of …

Travel Sites Try To Be More Like Travel Agents

Some travel clubs and agencies are trying to better connect with their customers as the explosion of digital technology and social media have removed some of the personal interaction from the travel-planning experience. Even still, popular travel sites are trying …

Man Found with Knife Hidden in Shoe at Airport

On the heels of the Transportation Security Agency’s announcement that uncharged electronic devices will be banned from certain international flights, security agents found a knife concealed inside of a passenger’s shoe Sunday morning. During a standard security check at Detroit …

Phone Dead? It May Not Fly Under New TSA Rules Phone Dead? It May Not Fly Under New TSA Rules

If you’re planning on flying to the US from Europe, Africa, or the Middle East – it would probably be wise to make sure your iPhone has enough juice to at least power up. The Transportation Security Administration has just …

Travel Deals In July: Take Your Summer Vacation Now

July is a great time for a vacation or weekend getaway and although it is peak vacation season, there are still plenty of travel deals available. Many popular hotels and resorts are offering great rates on rooms and many attractions, …

Pinterest Continues To Make Search Improvements Pinterest Continues To Make Search Improvements

Pinterest has been focusing a lot of its efforts on search lately, and that continues with the announcement of some improvements to place search. Back in November, Pinterest launched Place Pins for those interested in traveling. The pins provide details …

Travel Insurance: Do You Need It?

Traveling can be expensive and most people do not want to add unnecessary expenses to their budget. Travel insurance is one of those things that you know you should buy but aren’t really sure if it’s worth the money. It’s …

Summer Vacation Deals At Tourist Hot Spots

It’s the time of year when children and adults have only one thing on their minds, summer vacation. With gas prices rising and the economy still recovering, many people think they can’t afford to vacation or travel in the summertime. …

Airbnb May Let Hosts Offer to Cook You Dinner Airbnb May Let Hosts Offer to Cook You Dinner

One of the most endearing qualities of Airbnb is that it offers travelers a more unique experience. Instead of booking an expensive hotel room in Barcelona, why not find someone who’s willing to let you crash at their apartment in …

Seattle Airport Jetway Collapses

A jet bridge fell several feet as passengers aboard a Southwest Airlines flight were exiting the plane at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Tuesday. Thankfully, no injuries were reported. According to Perry Cooper, the airport spokesman, the jetway fell about 6 …

Airline Baggage Fees On The Decrease

Airlines collected less in bag fees than in the last two years, but are charging more for the little extras. Bag fees are down four percent from 2012, but US airlines still made a reported $3.35 billion in bag fees …

Top Travel Destinations: Where Will You Visit?

As summer gets closer, more and more people are starting to plan their vacations and summer trips. While some people like to travel to their favorite location or locations every year, others like to go someplace different each summer. There …