They have a program where it’s a student funding fund, the place we handle as college students, solely by college students, $600,000 of actual cash. All undergraduate students on the University of Wisconsin–Madison are required to satisfy a minimal set of widespread college common training requirements to ensure that every graduate acquires the important core of an undergraduate education. This core establishes a basis for living a productive life, being … Read More
Planning to take a long-overdue vacation? If you have any American Express cards or you’re interested in applying for one, then you should know about the card issuer’s latest travel savings offers.
American Express has done a good job of adding useful new perks to its credit and charge cards throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Now travel is starting to open back up, the card issuer has big discounts and bonuses
The COVID-19 pandemic delayed the hoped-for Fourth of July opening.
“Illinois had a shutdown for nonessential workers, and construction was a gray area but it slowed everything down from the supply chains to the construction to really every aspect of the project, so it was a real challenge,” said Rubenstein. “I think we did a really good job as being able to communicate as much as possible while
Tennis Channel and ATP Media, the broadcast arm of the ATP as the governing body of men’s professional tennis, have concluded a multiyear television and digital rights deal that will
Marion McDonald, an independent advisor at Brownell Travel, goes exploring to discover some gems out west.
Recently I heard a travel industry legend say that he equates luxury with time. I am looking at this pause as an unexpected but well-deserved sabbatical after a quarter of a century of hard work as a luxury travel advisor. I recently embarked on a seven-state adventure out west kicking off my
Did you miss your staycation summer road trip around Alaska?
As the temperature drops, travelers are looking to the national parks in the Lower 48 for some more socially distant holidays.
Two companies are designing rental fleets in different ways to appeal to these travelers — many of whom are younger than your traditional RV travelers.
“We have more than 650 camper vans in our fleet,” said Eric Fullerton, marketing
From sea to shining sea and through amber waves of grain, America the Beautiful has lush scenery and colorful culture just waiting to be explored. And there has never been a better time to see, do, and drive to all the best sights and cities scattered around the continental United States. Read on for the planning tips, best destinations, best routes, and essential packing advice you’ll need to hit the
After finishing her own curriculum of five Advanced Placement courses (maintaining a 4.0 GPA), playing tennis, participating in mock trial, youth commission or debate practices, Rita still finds time for her family. Though her role in the family isn’t that of a typical high school junior.
Rita lives at home with her mom, Chen Wang; dad, Haiming Dai; and 11-year-old brother, Joseph Dai. Though for the past year, they’ve had
Many people have the luxury of simply hopping in the car and driving, without expectations of harassment or worse.
But not all.
“I think it’s really, really tough for the majority of Americans to begin to even understand the gut-wrenching horror that is driving in a racist society,” Christopher West, a historian, says in “Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America,” a PBS documentary by Gretchen Soren
“The front window rolled down, and the guy is pointing a machine gun at me and telling me to stop.”
PHOENIX — Imagine staring at the end of a machine gun.
That’s what Mason and Natalie Davis’ family experienced Tuesday evening on their way to the family’s beach house in Puerto Lobos, Mexico.
The Davis family is still processing what actually happened. They take this family trip several times a
LIMA After six months virtually isolated from the world, with no regular flights in or out, Peru resumed on Monday its air connections with other countries, a measure received with longing in a country that has been very hard hit in health and economic terms by the coronavirus pandemic.
Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra and the ministers of Transportation and the Interior, Carlos Estremadoyro and Cesar Gentille, respectively, made an
Fort-Worth based American Airlines suspended flights to the Del Rio airport on Wednesday after economic relief for the airline industry expired on Oct. 1. Del Rio is among 15 U.S. cities where the airline suspended flights, leaving Del Rio with no commercial airline service and eliminating two dozen airport jobs.
The CARES Act passed by Congress this spring included $25 billion dollars in grants and loans for passenger airlines but
Shares of American Airlines AAL have had a disappointing run on the bourse since the beginning of March, shedding 34.2% of value, wider than the industry’s depreciation of 24.1%.
Why the Dismal Price Performance?
Coronavirus-induced travel-demand woes have been the biggest bane for the American Airlines stock. The sharp drop in air-travel demand is hurting passenger revenues, which comprise majority of its top line. The carrier incurred a loss in
American Airlines plans to resume nonstop flights to London out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport by the end of October — the airline’s first trans-Atlantic long-haul flight to resume out of CLT since the coronavirus pandemic hit North Carolina in March.
The news comes amid thousands of layoffs for American Airlines employees. And a number of other major international flights out of CLT won’t be resumed until 2021, American spokesman
WASHINGTON – To Whom It May Concern:
We’ve all seen the horrors of this administration’s immigration policies. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ripped children away from their families and put them in cages. It failed to release children and families in detention to prevent the spread of the coronavirus with deadly consequences. And it is using a shadow system to avoid the laws that allow all people to seek asylum
With air travel shutting down this March, and only just barely starting to bounce back this summer, the airline industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the industry group Airlines for America, air travel is down 70 percent from pre-COVID times. This spring, airlines struck a deal with Congress that, in exchange for billions of dollars in payroll assistance, they wouldn’t lay off employees. At that
From flat-rate cash back to lucrative travel rewards, there’s something for everyone.
Have you shied away from using rewards credit cards because you don’t know where to start? Maybe you’ve been carrying around the same rewards credit card for a decade, even though your spending habits have changed.
If that’s the case, you’re probably leaving a lot of money on the table. Using research by The Ascent on the monthly
By 2018, billions of dollars of Chinese investment had transformed Sihanoukville, and parts of the country at large, into a dangerous playground. In June 2019, an illegal Chinese-owned construction site in Sihanoukville collapsed, killing at least 28 Cambodian workers and setting off already simmering anti-Chinese sentiment. Murderous disputes among Chinese criminal syndicates festered, with perpetrators dumping victims’ bodies in the middle of town. The wave of Chinese investment in the
An Irish coronavirus testing company has teamed up with American Airlines to launch a new pre-flight COVID-19 testing program that could kickstart international tourism.
LetsGetChecked will begin offering a home coronavirus testing program for passengers traveling from Dallas Fort Worth to Hawaii, which will be rolled out on other routes if the trial program is deemed successful.
The program is part of an initiative from the airline that could lead
“We the people…”
If all goes as planned, by the time we get home this weekend, my husband and I will have driven more than 6,000 miles on our cross-country, monthlong road trip.
The experience has been glorious.
The natural beauty of the U.S. does not disappoint. Even still, as much as we’ve appreciated incredible and notable places and countless nameless fields, the places are not what will stay with