Mike Loya, president of Vitol, Inc., explained to Focus Washington today that the traditional summer spike in gas prices begins around Memorial Day and continues throughout the summer months. Even with the recession, demand for vacations will remain high as additional travelers are enticed by tremendous bargains on travel, airfare, and lodging prices. According to Mr. Loya, as Memorial Day arrives, refineries typically flush out their systems in preparation for costlier summer blends of gasoline and motorists gear up for travel. These conditions create a natural increase in demand.
It was April 3rd, more than 40 years ago, that Dr. Martin Luther King told a Memphis audience that he had been to the mountain top. He prophetically said, “…I’ve looked over and seen the […]
This coming weekend is the finale of the 2012 D.C. Jazz Festival (June 1-10). The Jazz Festival is the premiere music festival in Washington, D.C. and features more than 100 performances from local, national and international […]
Focus Washington recently sat down with Douglas C. Smith, President and CEO, Ericsson Federal Inc. In our studios, Mr. Smith shared his thoughts on the military’s increasing need for broadband communication solutions on and off […]