Last month, President Obama declared a State of National Emergency due to rampant outbreaks of the influenza A (H1N1) virus. However, according to a recent survey by the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE), it is not expected to affect the majority of corporate travel plans. Although 63 percent of the 105 companies surveyed expressed […]
The swine flu pandemic last spring did more than scare citizens around the world, it showed the government just how unprepared the U.S. was for future medical outbreaks. As the fall flu season approaches, government and health officials met at the H1N1 Influenza Preparedness Summit to discuss ways to better protect the population at large. […]
Tourism is Mexico’s third-largest source of revenue and foreign exchange. Its recent decline has greatly impacted the four million Mexicans employed by the industry. From the economic downturn to the Influenza A H1N1 outbreak, Mexico is still weathering a financial storm, but wants everyone to know it’s open for business.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) downgraded its warning for U.S. citizens traveling to Mexico on May 15. Since influenza A subtype H1N1 (a.k.a., “swine flu”) cases have started to decline in Mexico, the CDC is no longer advising travelers to cancel nonessential trips. Instead, travelers are advised to take precautionary measures. “Our […]