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How to Fly for Free: 10 Tips to Earn Air Travel Vouchers

Scott Ford flies constantly, but he rarely pays for plane tickets. By getting bumped from flights, he has racked up so many travel vouchers and frequent flier miles that he spent all of 2011 on vacation without opening his wallet -- and he wants to share the secrets to his free travel success with everyone.

Expedia's Game Plan for India's Travel Market

Online travel portal Expedia began doing business in India almost two years ago, and is now scaling up operations there. By forming partnerships with local suppliers, Expedia hopes to jump to fourth place in the market in less than a year. Here's how it plans to go about it.

The Secret to a Successful Staycation

The sluggish economy and high unemployment rate mean that many of us won't be splurging on exotic vacations this year. But a staycation doesn't have to mean a boring bout with cabin fever. The key to being a successful local tourist lies in looking at your region the way an outsider would.

Choice Hotels CEO Cleans Up His Act on Undercover Boss

Some CEOs look as though they've never done a day of manual labor in their lives, and Stephen Joyce, the head of Choice Hotels International is one of them. His week in the spotlight of "Undercover Boss" left him sweaty and distressed, and -- as usual -- put him in touch with soul of his company.

Undercover Boss: Choice Hotels' CEO Makes the Beds

Undercover Boss starts its second season with a glimpse under the sheets at Choice Hotels, one of the largest hospitality conglomerates in the world. Featuring president and CEO Stephen P. Joyce, the episode will show the tougher side of the hotel business, as top executive scrubs a pool, makes beds, and straightens up a few of the company's estimated 490,000 rooms.

Travel Maze: Hungry Nights in Luxury Hotels

If you fly into many major U.S. cities late, don't count on getting room service at your high-end hotel -- or even finding a decent meal nearby: Late-night dining options are frequently off the table, even if you're staying at the best hotel in town.

Gucci Has Designs on the Luxury Hotel Market

The Gucci name has gone from designer leather goods to designer clothes -- now, it's getting into the hospitality business. Elisabetta Gucci Hotels, led by the daughter of designer Paolo Gucci, plans to open its first boutique hotel in Dubai this year.

Weak Euro Luring More Americans Overseas

The EU debt crisis is making the dollar stronger compared to the euro, and that means travel bargains for American tourists in Europe this summer. There's only one catch: Trans-Atlantic airfares are still high.

Casino Mogul Wynn Raises the Stakes in Philly

Two months ago, when Steve Wynn first publicly proposed taking over the stalled Foxwoods casino project in Philadelphia, his plan seemed modest. Wynn described the would-be enterprise as "cute." On Monday, the casino mogul got serious with a proposal for a gambling hall that he promised would be "Wynn top to bottom."

$100 off on 3-night hotel booking

Get $100 off when you book a 3-night hotel stay through Travelocity and pay with your American Express card. Your total must be at least $500 to get...