With a new feature called "Look Ahead," the 3-year-old app gives the more cautious traveler confidence to book on a whim.
With its unique features for both hotel and flight search, Hipmunk is unquestionably one of the best travel apps on the market.
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HotelTonight, a new app for the iPhone aimed at busy travelers, offers up deep discounts on last-minute hotel bookings in six major metropolitan areas, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York.
Some hotels and restaurants say customers are using the power of sites like TripAdvisor to finagle free benefits.
Starting this summer, the online vacation rental service plans to collect and remit taxes on behalf of hosts.
A survey suggests that Americans are beginning to use online shopping as an expression of not being, you know, in the mood. Here's the kicker: men use the excuse more than women.
San Francisco's Stanford Court Hotel wants to attract the techie crowd. So Google Glass wearers get a free drink. There must be a catch, right? Well, a small one.
Lose your hotel key card? Did it accidentally get demagnetized? Well, there's a new, high-tech way to get into your room: mobile keys that let guests unlock their doors with their cell phones. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
An app called Breather is like AirBnB for a peaceful corner of a big city. It uses space in office buildings that can be rented by the hour.
Slooh.com will broadcast the passing of Near-Earth Asteroid 2000 EM26 as the Olympics take place in Russia. Almost a year to the day, a different asteroid slammed into that country's town of Chelyabinsk.