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Travel Agent recently chatted with Donovan G. White, Jamaica's new director of tourism, and asked him everything from his main goals to the state of Montego Bay and more. Take a look.
The new sample liability waiver references State Department resources the client should know about when considering whether or not to travel to a given destination. Get the details here.
According to the New York Times, the protests started on Wednesday as a picket by college students against a social security overhaul. Here's the latest.
Reports of an extremely violent 36 hours in Cancun earlier this month are making the rounds in the U.S. consumer media this week. Here’s what travel agents need to know.
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has published a new report blaming travel agents for failing to “share the risks” with clients booking travel to Mexico resorts. Find out more.
Chad has "improved its identity-management and information sharing practices," which resulted in its removal from the list that includes North Korea and Venezuela. More here.
The State Department has issued a number of “Do Not Travel” advisories elsewhere in Mexico, however. Here’s the latest.
The State Department’s latest Mexico travel advisory warns against using the ferries between Playa del Carmen and Cozumel, as the investigation into the February 21 explosion continues. Here’s the latest.
Local media is reporting that the explosion onboard a Barcos Caribe February 21 was caused by an explosive device. Here’s the latest on the situation.
The U.S. Embassy, along with cruise lines like Princess Cruises and Carnival Cruise Line, have urged travelers to avoid ferries in from Cozumel to Playa Del Carmen and “exercise caution” while in the area. Learn more.