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The Envelope Please initiative

From Marriott International

Marriott: Tip your housekeeper!

When you're staying at a hotel, tip your housekeeper!

That's the message from Marriott International. It is placing envelopes in more than 160,000 rooms in the United States and Canada to encourage tipping the people who clean guest rooms.

Marriott is ...

Four Seasons Orlando

From Four Seasons Orlando

Disney World splurges that are worth it

Walt Disney World is expensive. No two ways about it.

Thirty years ago, when I was a kid, you could get into the Magic Kingdom for just $18. Now, tickets cost $99 and up. But if you want to take the plunge, you might find that a few splurges are wort...

Measles

CDC

Measles at Seattle airport investigated

Travelers who passed through the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport earlier this month may have been exposed to the highly contagious measles virus, local health officials say.

Moon Rabbit damaged in fire

From Blue Dragon Art Company

Giant rabbit goes up in flames

Dutch installation artist Florentijn Hofman must be feeling cursed right about now. The man whose giant rubber duck was stabbed 42 times in Belgium, attacked by a suspected eagle in Keelung City, Taiwan, and sunk in Hong Kong has a new disaster to contend with: grilled rabbit.

Frozen live show

From Walt Disney World

Yet another 'Frozen' spinoff: An Epcot theme park attraction

It's time for fans of Epcot's classic ride Maelstrom to let it go. "Frozen" is here. Walt Disney Resorts announced Friday that construction has begun on a new attraction based on the animated hit "Frozen."

Southwest Airlines new logo

Southwest Airlines

Airlines show off their new flying colors

It's been a big week for makeovers in the world of aviation.

Royal Caribbean, Quantum of the Seas

Courtesy Royal Caribbean

Really? 10 unexpected cruise activities

If you're one of the nearly 20% of Americans who have taken a cruise, you probably already know that these giant pleasure boats have Formula One simulators, herb gardens, skating rinks, Coach stores and stages featuring sketch comedy from Chicago-bor...

Moon Rabbit

REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

Rubber duck artist unveils giant Taiwan bunny

Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman seems to think the world has had enough of his giant inflatable rubber duck.

UPS cargo plane crash

City of Birmingham

Feds blame pilots, but blast UPS, in Alabama crash

Federal accident investigators Tuesday pinned blame for a 2013 UPS cargo plane crash in Alabama squarely on the pilots, but some members saved caustic criticism for UPS, saying the company could have taken steps to prevent the deadly crash.

One of John Franklins ships

Maritime mystery may be solved

One of the most famous tragedies of the Northwest Passage sea route around the top of North America might have finally been solved.

Scarlett O'Hara green dress

From Harry Ransom Center

'Gone With the Wind' exhibit opens in Texas

Like her green curtain dress, Scarlett O'Hara may be slightly tattered and worn, but she refuses to become a relic of the past.

MH17 crash2

REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Report: MH17 downed by 'high-energy objects'

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 broke apart in the air after it was hit by a burst of "high-energy objects" from outside, a preliminary report by Dutch aviation investigators said Tuesday.

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