NEW YORK — For sharp-elbowed New Yorkers accustomed to walking where they need to go at a big-city pace, the holiday season is hardly the most wonderful time of the year.New York City is expected to attract a record 54.3 million visitors in 2013, according to NYC & Company.
Prices posted at a cafe in France suggest that a spoonful of politesse will sweeten the prices for a cup of joe.Ordering simply "a coffee" at the Le Petite Syrah cafe in Nice runs you 7 euros, about nine-and-a-half dollars, according to the prices on the chalkboard menu.
JetBlue Airwayswill launch its in-flight Wi-Fi service Fly-Fi Thursday morning with three inaugural flights. It will be the first to use high-speed satellite connectivity powered by ViaSat and JetBlue subsidiary LiveTV.A basic version of the Wi-Fi called Simply Surf will be free until June 2014.
MINNEAPOLIS — The cost of flying is headed higher now that Congress has agreed on a budget deal.The proposed deal, expected to pass in the next several days, would more than double the $5 security fee on most round-trip tickets, to $11.20 per ticket. The higher fee begins on July 1.