College Tour Planning Is a Growing Niche for Travel Advisors

Custom College Visits

Brittany Caine, the daughter of Janice Caine, founder of Custom College Visits, at Southern Methodist University.
Custom College Visits

Skift Take: The business of planning custom college tours has the potential to grow as tuition continues to balloon at schools across the U.S. The relative cost of having an expert plan an intensive college visit may be worth it for students and families preparing to make a major investment.

— Paul Biasco

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Scandinavian Airlines Is Ending Duty-Free Sales to Curb Carbon Emissions

SAS

A Scandinavian Airlines jet in the sky. the airline group is halting the sale of duty-free products. SAS

Skift Take: Although this is a step in the right direction, it’s difficult to see how much of an impact this will have. Air travel is still a major pollutant and until somebody invents an alternative to jet fuel, it will stay that way.

— Patrick Whyte

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Lufthansa Will Be First European Airline to Adopt Dynamic Pricing for Award Seats

Rolf Bewersdorf Gregor Schlaeger  / Lufthansa

Lufthansa will be the first European carrier to adopt the dynamic-pricing model for its Miles & More loyalty program later this year. Rolf Bewersdorf Gregor Schlaeger / Lufthansa

Skift Take: Award seats on Lufthansa will soon be priced according to market demand instead of a strict tiered system. Not all passengers are happy.

— Grant Martin

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