Stories by Roberta Furger

Working the Web Bazaar

Rolando Zamora loves to travel. But like many people, the control systems engineer from Wilmington, Delaware, couldn't afford luxury accommodations or the high price of last-minute plane tickets. All that changed when he discovered Inc., an innovative service that lets travelers name their price on hotel rooms and airline tickets. Now Zamora routinely stays in four-star hotels at discounted rates that don't strain his budget. And as for those impulse trips--well, let's just say he's always got a bag packed.