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  • French Guiana Travel Alert
    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to widespread protests throughout French Guiana and along the roads leading to the neighboring countries of Suriname and Brazil.The U....
  • Peru Travel Alert
    The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to the torrential rainfall that has triggered flooding and landslides in selected regions of Peru.Peru’s meteorology service expects heavy rains ...
  • South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season - Travel Alert
    The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to the South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season, which begins November 1, 2016, and ends April 30, 2017.This Travel Alert expires on April 30, 2017.The ...
  • Hurricane and Typhoon Season 2016 Travel Alert
    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane and Typhoon Seasons in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico.Hurricane and ...

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  • GBTA Launched Virtual Payment Task Force
    The Global Business Travel Association has created a virtual payment task force to better understand hotels' difficulties in accepting single-use virtual cards, to evaluate the solutions the industry has implemented ...
  • ALHI Opens Global Sales Office in Europe
    Associated Luxury Hotels International, a sales and marketing organization for more than 250 luxury and upper-upscale hotels and resorts worldwide, has opened its first sales office in Europe. Located in London, ...
  • How Airlines Are Handling U.S. & U.K. Electronics Bans
    The U.S. and U.K. bans on laptops and other large electronic devices onboard flights from certain Middle East and North Africa destinations likely will last months, not days ...
  • Cathay Pacific & Lufthansa Group Will Codeshare
    Cathay Pacific and the Lufthansa Group will begin codesharing on April 26. Passengers on Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines flights to Hong Kong will be able to connect with Cathay Pacific ...
  • American Airlines Names Chris DeGroot VP of International Sales
    American Airlines is adding about 130 positions to its global sales organization. One of those new positions is VP of international sales, to which Chris DeGroot will be promoted. DeGroot, who ...
  • Fox Rent A Car Acquires Car-Sharing Company
    Los Angeles-based Fox Rent A Car has acquired car-sharing platform JustShareIt, which allows car owners to rent out their own cars. Fox has used JustShareIt's technology for the past year ...
  • Virgin America Name Will Retire
    Alaska Airlines plans to retire the Virgin America name in 2019, operating as a single carrier that incorporates some of Virgin's signature elements. Since it completed the acquisition of Virgin America ...
  • Amex Increases CEO's 2016 Pay
    American Express' strong financial performance in 2016 meant CEO Ken Chenault received his target "total direct compensation" of $22 million for the year, a 19 percent year-over-year increase, according to a March 21 filling ...