With crude oil now above $120 a barrel and threatening to go higher, it is clear that our preferred and convenient means of going places, our car, the airplane and the rental car soon are going to be parked because they will be too expensive to operate.
In recent weeks, airlines around the world have been reporting substantial losses, declaring bankruptcy or completely shutting down. So far the losses have been mostly of small airlines, but many of the large ones have started to thrash around for merger partners. At $3.71 a gallon, jet fuel is now […]
Eco-Tourism is a growing trend in the United States. It is defined as “Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people” by The International Ecotourism Society (www.ecotourism.org).