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FOREIGNERS ENTERING CANADA TO UNDERGO BIOMETRIC SCREENING

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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Canada will collect finger prints and digital photos from all foreigners traveling on a visa under a new security measure.

U.S. RENEWS VISA WAIVER PROGRAM FOR SOUTH KOREANS

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Friday, June 5, 2015

The U.S. extended a visa waiver program for South Korea for two years again, enabling South Koreans to continue to travel to the U.S. for tourism or business without obtaining a visa for stays of up to 90 days.

 

THE VISA TIGHTENING PROGRAM

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Friday, May 29, 2015

Washington has gotten very good at naming things in recent years.  Nowadays, no one would ever introduce a bill without first giving it a great-sounding name even if the ideas could never live up to the billing.

U.S. WILLING TO WAIVE VISAS FOR PERUVIAN TOURISTS

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Friday, May 29, 2015

U.S. Ambassador to Lima, Brian A. Nichols, said his country is ready to move on visa waiver, but the ball is in Peru’s court.

DHS POLICY ON CUSTOMER SERVICE DATA

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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Although the Department of Homeland Security gets a lot of things right, one action that has left many scratching their heads is the Department’s stance on making customer service compliment and complaint data publicly available.

THIS IS THE 'TREMENDOUS TOURISM MARKET' FOR U.S.

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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Chris Thompson, CEO of Brand USA, says the extension of visa validity for Chinese travelers is a huge driver of growth for tourist travel between the mainland and the U.S.

 

JETBLUE TO LINK FORT LAUDERDALE AND QUITO

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Thursday, January 7, 2016

JetBlue plans to begin daily service between Fort Lauderdale and Quito, Ecuador, in the first quarter of 2016.

BRAND USA ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL CULINARY TOURISM CAMPAIGN

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Friday, May 8, 2015

As part of the launch of the Culinary Tourism strategy, Brand USA will unveil its ‘Flavours of the USA’ digital platform on its consumer website.

DEPARTMENT OF STATE SCREWS FREQUENT TRAVELERS BY GETTING RID OF ADDITIONAL PASSPORT PAGES

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Like a big kid stealing toys from a child, the Department of State just decided it will revoke passport extra page privileges from frequent travelers by the end of this year. Insert loud crying here.

AFTER GERMANWINGS CRASH, AIRLINES REVAMP SECURITY, COCKPIT RULES

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Sunday, April 26, 2015

The apparently deliberate act of a German pilot that caused the deaths of 150 people in France is leading to a broad reexamination of international airline security rules, which allowed the pilot to lock his more senior crew member out of the cockpit.

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