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State Department Visas Numbers Much Lower Than Justice Department’s Numbers

A U.S. Justice Department lawyer informed a federal judge that more than 100,000 visas had been rescinded in compliance with the temporary travel ban of seven major Muslim countries that President Donald Trump put into place. The State said the number is much lower. Will Cocks, Bureau of Consular Affairs spokesman, said less than 60,000 […]

February 4th, 2017 | Posted in New,Travel | Read More »

Best Credit Cards To Travel With In 2017

Besides being convenient, it’s much safer to travel with a credit card. However, with so many credit cards to choose from, how does one know which credit cards are best to use for traveling? With a credit card, you don’t have to worry about carrying cash with you. And, there’s no reason to feel apprehension […]

December 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Featured,New,Travel | Read More »

European Travel Industry Could See Major Hit After November Paris Attacks

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More than $1 billion for Europe’s travel industry could be lost due to the Paris attacks However, analysts have said low oil prices and the recovering economy could offset the security worries for many companies. Investors, who want to benefit from positive factors, are looking at groups with an array of travel destinations, that are […]

December 16th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,New,Travel | Read More »

UAE Travel and Tourism Industry Expects Increase In Visitors For 2015

The UAE economy, especially in Dubai, is being driven by its travel and tourism industry. It supports the thousands and thousands of jobs that significantly contributes to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). The country’s goal is to bring more tourists in, and heavily invest in tourist-attracting ventures. The initiative is to create more businesses […]

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,New,Travel | Read More »

Ebola Outbreak Leads To Millions Of Cancelled Africa Trips

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More people are opting not to visit Africa because of the recent Ebola outbreak. Many of them are cancelling their trips including to areas that are thousands of millions from the closest community infected with the virus. According to tour operators, the majority of the cancellations is coming from Asia; however, people in Brazil, Europe […]

August 21st, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Health,New,Travel | Read More »

Major Russian Tour Operator Become Country’s First Travel and Tourism Victim

One of Russia’s major outbound tour operators have become the country’s first victim in the travel and tourism industry. IntAer said it was suspending its outbound travel activities because of the recent catastrophe with Ukraine and the EU and United States’ imposed sanctions on Russia. This industry is a significant important source of income for […]

August 6th, 2014 | Posted in New,Travel | Read More »

Pack Up The Vehicle: It’s Time To Take A Late Summer Vacation

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Pack your bags and get the kids in the car. It’s time to take your late summer vacation! Drivers are seeing some relief at the pump. At the start of August, gas prices are lower than they have been in four years.  Gasbuddy.com, which tracks gas prices around the nation, said the national average price […]

August 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Business,New,Travel | Read More »

New Tourist Regulations May Hurt South Africa’s Tourism Industry

South Africa’s tourism will take a hit with the new requirements for visas. That’s according to Democratic Alliance MP James Vos. Vos said the new regulations regarding immigration are causing a backlog in the tourism industry, leading to unnecessary red tape. It’s placing a burden upon the industry and is restricting growth in the job-creating […]

June 25th, 2014 | Posted in New,Travel | Read More »

Old Man Winter Strikes Once Again, Travelers Weary From The Cold and Wet Stuff

Air travelers across the country are scrambling to find flights to and from their destination after Old Man Winter struck once again the first weekend and week of March. As of 9 a.m. March 3, more than 2,000 flights were cancelled. On Sunday, approximately 2,000 flights had been cancelled.  At D.C.’s Ronald Reagan Washington National […]

March 4th, 2014 | Posted in New,Travel | Read More »

Demonstrations in Thailand Spawn Travel Warnings

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Several countries issued travel warnings this week because of protestor demonstrations in Bangkok, Thailand. The country’s Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul told reporters that on Wednesday nine countries had officially issued travel warnings for their citizens either travelling or living in Thailand. The latest countries issuing travel warnings are Austria, Sweden, Taiwan, France, United Kingdom, Israel, […]

November 8th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,New,Travel | Read More »

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