If airfares were lower, and more flights were available, maybe more Americans would travel during Thanksgiving.
Labor Day is one of the iconic U.S. drive holidays and if Americans have saved about $500 per household on cheaper gas so far this year, that's extra money hotels, airlines and destinations can compete for.
While a five-star rating still signals that a property has class, it's not always sufficient in making clear what guests can expect beyond the high-quality service and amenities.
Old school isn't always a nostalgic, vintage throwback. Sometimes it's just the smartest way to do things.
Great news for road trippers, the RV industry, and commuters. Bad news for states and countries that have based their economies on oil.
There are of course many people who still use paper maps. But that number is shrinking rapidly and isn't coming back.
Airplane tickets, hotel stays and car rentals are all expected to be more expensive this Memorial Day weekend compared to the holiday weekend last year. About the only bright spot on that front is that gas prices are expected to be lower, and the vast majority of travelers will get from point A to point B by car.
If you find yourself stuck in traffic and frustrated that first weekend of September, blame the economic recovery.
Hey, four diamonds ain't bad, either, for The Greenbrier or any other hotel.
A similar story to the Thanksgiving travel period when passengers began feeling the impact of airlines cutting capacity and trying to increase yields throughout all of 2012.