Tickets to the three Grateful Dead concerts at Soldier Field are sold out. (Credit: CBS)

Dead Heads Send Hotel Rates Soaring In Chicago For July 4

The average rate for a hotel in the City Of Chicago is a whopping 77 percent higher for the July 4th holiday, compared with last year.


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Expedia Buying Chicago-Based Rival Orbitz For $1.33 Billion

CHICAGO (AP) — Expedia is buying rival online travel site Orbitz for approximately $1.33 billion, adding to the stable of brands it has snapped up recently in order to extend its reach and keep pace […]


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How To Save Money On A Trip To Europe

With a little bit of planning, a trip to Europe can be surprisingly affordable.


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How To Easily Book Last-Minute Travel

Even when consumers decide to book a trip at the last minute, they can still find some great bargains.



How To Find Last-Minute Hotel Deals

Find out what the best online booking sites are for last-minute hotel deals.


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Report: Hiring Surge In Chicago’s High-Tech Industry

It’s time for Silicon Valley to move over, because a new report Monday says Chicago is becoming a bigger player in the high-tech industry.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012


American Airlines Court Ordered Back Upon Orbitz Websites

An Illinois Court has ordered American Airlines to publish its fares and flight schedule on Orbitz Worldwide’s travel sites after the carrier pulled its content from the sites last year, Orbitz said on Wednesday.


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More Americans Planning Vacations This Year

In another sign of an improving economy, a new survey finds more Americans planning vacations this year.

WBBM Newsradio–01/20/2011

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How Will American’s Flight From Orbitz Affect Your Fare Search?

Following the split between American Airlines and travel websites, CBS 2 found it’s becoming more labor-intensive to find the lowest ticket price.



American Airlines Pulls Flights From Orbitz

Chicago-based Orbitz is reporting a major departure this morning.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2010

Busiest Airports for Thanksgiving

The Orbitz travel site is out with its Insider Index of the busiest airports during the November holiday.