San Jose votes to tax Airbnb property rentals

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Travelers who stay at San Jose homes rented out via the website Airbnb will soon have to pay taxes…

Sloppy weather slows US holiday travelers

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A mix of rain and snow rolled into the U.S. Northeast as millions of Americans made the Thanksgiving holiday getaway…

California to see increased holiday travel

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Thanksgiving holiday travel could reach its highest level since 2007…

SF travelers have new affordable way to SoCal

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San Francisco residents have a new affordable option when traveling to Anaheim starting December 6…

Hotel charges couple for negative review

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A British budget hotel fined a couple 100 pounds ($156) for writing a bad review about it online…

JetBlue to add bag fees on cheapest tickets

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It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets…

Grand Canyon, other parks float entry-fee increase

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Visiting the Grand Canyon and other national parks could get a little pricier…

Three Hong Kong tourists die in New Zealand crash

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Three Chinese tourists from Hong Kong were killed when their rental van collided with a truck in New Zealand…

Thanksgiving holiday travel costs up 17%

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Expect to pay more to fly out of town for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays this year…

Traveling in China is getting more pricey

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The fees for some popular tourist destinations in China are getting more and more expensive…

US eager to cater to Chinese tourists

Tourism from China to the U.S. has soared since the countries signed an agreement in 2007 promoting travel…

Bay Area travel agenies affected by US visa database crash

Travel agencies in the Bay Area said they were affected by the recent visa database crash…

SF crooked street to close on busy tourist weekends

The famous crooked section of Lombard Street in San Francisco will be closed to most vehicle traffic this summer…

SF Lombard Street may close in summer

San Francisco may temporarily close the popular tourist spot that’s known as the “Crookedest Street in The World.”…

High winds, choppy waters close Alcatraz Island

High winds and choppy Bay waters have prompted a rare closure of Alcatraz Island to visitors Wednesday…

Tourists to be shut out from national parks due to government shutdown

Tourists in the US are disappointed that national parks have to be closed because of federal government shutdown…

SF ranked as most romantic destination in North America

San Francisco topped the list of the most romantic destinations in North America in a recent web listing…

Christmas travel forecast

AAA predicts an estimated 11.7 million Californians will travel during the end-of-the-year holiday season, representing an overall increase of 1.8 percent compared to 2011…

Amazing travel deals

Savvy travelers can find some incredible travel sales but they need to have fluid schedules and willingness to vacation at off-peak times…

Thanksgiving weekend travelers pack roads, airports

With the Thanksgiving holiday weekend getting under way Wednesday, more travelers than last year are expected to take to the roads, rails and runways…

Diaoyu Islands rift takes toll on Bay Area-Japan tourism

The Diaoyu Island dispute between China and Japan has taken a toll on Japanese tourism. More and more Chinese Americans in the Bay Area have canceled their trip to japan because of the dispute…

Lawsuit says travel agencies conspired with hotels

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