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If you’ve dreaded flying because of the new security measures that went into effect before Thanksgiving 2010, you’re not alone. A study conducted by Consensus Research Group for the U.S. Travel Association found that respondents would take an average of two to three more trips per year if the hassle involved in flying could be […]
You’ve secured a venue, contracted vendors and selected a menu, but have you considered the safety of your guests? If your idea of event security is the property’s uniformed security guard or a burly, suit-clad bouncer checking off names at the entrance, think again. While neither are bad options, they shouldn’t be your only ones.
Tens of thousands of people have logged onto TSA’s Evolution of Security blog to list their grievances about laptop screening procedures at security checkpoints.
In response, several manufacturers have taken on the challenge of creating a more travel-friendly case, submitting 40 prototypes for testing.
Beginning Jan. 12, 2009, a new online registration system will replace paper forms some foreign visitors are required to fill out upon arrival at U.S. airports and seaports…
What are the top three issues facing the hospitality, travel and tourism industry? That was the main question in a survey sent out this month by the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association Inc. (HSMAI).
It can’t be smelt or seen, but toxic carbon dioxide fumes can be detected if the proper equipment is present. Unfortunately, no security precautions were in place when carbon dioxide poisoning claimed the life of 26-year-old Thomas Lueders in room 416 of the Doubletree Grand Key Resort in Key West, Fla. on Dec. 29.
The Luggage Club provides door-to-door luggage delivery service in 220 countries with no limits on an item’s weight or size. Its web site gives free quotes on service levels ranging from next day to economy for a wide variety of items; one-way, round-trip and multiple destination service is available; frequent users can purchase an annual […]
The U.S. House and Senate have approved a measure to postpone the 2007 deadline requiring travelers entering the county by land or by sea to show a passport or other official documentation.
Now that airlines have implemented new restrictions on carry-on luggage and checked items, some planners are examining ways to minimize the amount of luggage attendees need to bring with them. Here’s a list of tips guaranteed to minimize hassles at the airport.