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The update from “Level 3: Reconsider Travel” to “Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution” has been applauded by a coalition of U.S. tour operators. Learn more.
A new, five-point security plan has resulted in a sharp decrease in crime, according to the Los Cabos Tourism Board. Here’s the latest.
The advisory is urging caution in Papa New Guinea due to increased violence and unrest. Some areas have been issued a "Do Not Travel" warning. Learn more.
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.