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More Charges Against Brooklyn Legislator – New York Times

On Monday, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn added three counts of mail fraud to their continuing corruption case against the lawmaker, Assemblyman William F. Boyland Jr., providing another layer of tarnish in a case that already stands out among the litany of political corruption cases coming out of Albany. Prosecutors said that Mr. Boyland was operating […]

US billionaire buys Lonely Planet travel guides – USA TODAY

BBC Worldwide is selling the iconic travel guidebook company to a U.S. billionaire.(Photo: Lonely Planet) Four decades after Lonely Planet founders Tony and Maureen Wheeler assembled the first edition at their kitchen table in Australia, the iconic travel guidebook series is being sold to a Nashville-based digital media company controlled by a former tobacco magnate […]

Travel Q&A: Where’s the safest place to sit if a plane crashes? – USA TODAY

You are logged in as Log outLog outSign In FAQ Travel Q&A: Where’s the safest place to sit if a plane crashes? – USA TODAY

Artist Visa: Pogo, Mashup Musician, Complains About American Travel … – Huffington Post

Nick Bertke, aka Pogo, is an Australian mashup artist who has a major beef with the American visa system. Back in 2011, the then-touring musician was banned from the US for traveling without the proper work and travel visa. The punishment — jail time, deportation and a 10-year sentence of prohibited travel to the US […]

Ten tips that can save your travel plans – and maybe your life – Washington Times

Ask me a question. Follow @larkslists Google Plus WASHINGTON, DC, March 19, 2013 – I have had more than my fair share of scrapes with the law, death, rape, attack and theft, but not in the U.S. The blows that come my way happen overseas, while I am traveling. They usually happen when I am […]

Best insider bargain travel tips – Fox News

You may already know some of these tips and strategies for stretching your travel dollar. Or maybe you don’t. Even if you do, it’s good to get a refresher now and then. Getting money back when the airfare or hotel room drops in price If your hotel lowers the your room rate between the time […]

Travel tips from entrepreneur mom with four kids – CNN

Travel tips from entrepreneur mom with four kids – CNN

Kara Goldin’s battle is one of balance. She’s a mother with four young kids in San Francisco. But she didn’t give up career for family. She’s also the CEO of Hint, a beverage company that sells naturally-flavored water. […]

Outcast ruler Robert Mugabe dodges EU travel ban for pope’s installation – NBCNews.com

Outcast ruler Robert Mugabe dodges EU travel ban for pope’s installation – NBCNews.com

Telenews / EPA Zimbawe’s President Robert Mugabe arrives at Fiumicino airport in Rome, Italy, on Monday. He is banned from traveling to the European Union over allegations of human rights abuses and election rigging. Zimbabwe’s long-ruling President Robert Mugabe on Monday arrived in Rome, where he is expected to join other leaders at Tuesday’s installation […]

Big Ten subsidy to Maryland illuminates travel challenges for schools – Baltimore Sun (blog)

I wrote a story for Saturday’s paper on how the Big Ten privately agreed to subsidize Maryland’s anticipated team travel costs to the tune of $20 million to $30 million. Here is the link. Maryland is scheduled to join the conference in July 2014. It anticipates its travel budget will approximately double from […]

US complains about ‘excessive’ business class travel by UN staff – Raw Story

US complains about ‘excessive’ business class travel by UN staff – Raw Story

<!– –> The United States is taking aim at “excessive” business class air travel by UN staff as it presses a campaign to restrain […]