Updated 12:03 am PDT, Saturday, June 8, 2019 FILE - In this April 12, 2019 file photo, Mark Riddell arrives at federal court in Boston. Federal prosecutors say Riddell, a Harvard graduate and employee of IMG Academy in Bradenton, was paid to take entrance exams or to correct answers for the children of rich parents eager to get their offspring into top-flight schools. A total of 50 people have been charged, including 33 parents, 10 coaches and college athletics officials, and seven others. less FILE - In this April 12, 2019 file photo, Mark Riddell arrives at federal court in Boston. Federal prosecutors say Riddell, a Harvard graduate and employee of IMG Academy in Bradenton, was paid to take entrance ... more Photo: Charles Krupa, AP Photo: Charles Krupa, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close … [Read more...] about Florida ‘smart guy’ took tests for kids in college scandal
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Costlier Flights, Cheaper Hotels and Meeting Adam Levine: the New Loyalty Programs Advertisement Supported by There have been big changes in rewards programs for airlines, hotels and credit cards in the last year. Here’s how you can earn the most Supported by ByElaine Glusac March 9, 2019 Loyalty programs weren’t around when the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus opined that the only constant in life is change. But the shifting earn-and-burn point levels established by hotel, airline and credit card programs adds head-spinning haste to his thesis, especially in the past year. In short, there are more ways to earn and spend as both sides of the loyalty equation — awards and rewards — inflate. “Every loyalty point you hold today will be less valuable in two to five … [Read more...] about Costlier Flights, Cheaper Hotels and Meeting Adam Levine: the New Loyalty Programs
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Three Strategies for Finding Snow Supported by UPDATE How do you plan a ski trip to ensure the best conditions? You can think about a resort’s track record, or which have the best snow-making machines. Or you can gamble. ByMichelle Higgins Feb. 8, 2019 Planning a ski vacation well in advance is a tricky proposition. Early birds can’t possibly know what snow conditions will be several months or weeks out. And those who wait for flakes to fall risk missing out on special deals — if there is any availability left at all late in the booking game. One strategy for early bookers is to consider where the snow has fallen most in the past. The highest snowfall averages over the course of more than 10 years include at Jay Peak in New England, Alta and Snowbird in Utah, and Revelstoke in British … [Read more...] about Three Strategies for Finding Snow
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Supported by Premium economy — offering more space than coach but at a lower fare than business class — is turning out to be popular among fliers and a huge moneymaker for the airlines. ByZach Wichter Nov. 9, 2018 Economy seats, even for long-haul flights, are getting tighter than ever. As more airlines try to squeeze more passengers onto their planes — and then squeeze more money out of those passengers by charging for things that used to be free (like checked baggage and onboard snacks) — passengers are increasingly looking for, and willing to pay for, a better travel experience. To answer that demand, many airlines are turning to a new class of service: premium economy. Around 20 airlines, most of which are based abroad, currently offer dedicated premium economy cabins on long-haul routes. More carriers … [Read more...] about How Much Are You Willing to Pay for a Few Extra Inches of Legroom?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Supported by Frugal traveler The apps and strategies for singles, families and flexible travelers who want to beat the crowds to the slopes, and still not pay too much. ByLucas Peterson Nov. 7, 2018 If I may borrow a phrase: Winter is coming. And with that comes holidays, family gatherings and vacation time. Ski vacations are certainly popular during the winter months, but they’re not always easy to plan. Furthermore, prepping for a ski getaway can vary wildly, depending on whether you’re a single professional or a couple with children; The young professional You’re adventurous, have some expendable income and, more important, nothing to prevent you from getting away spontaneously for the weekend. Flexibility is your friend when it comes to planning your ski vacation, and it will help you target some good deals. … [Read more...] about How to Ski for Less This Winter