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Real ID Deadline Delayed Until October 2021

By Jimmy Davidson on March 27, 2020 1:05 PM

President Donald Trump and officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have announced that the deadline for compliance with REAL ID Act requirements, originally set to take effect on October 1, would be postponed until October 1, 2021. 

Topics: U.S. Government
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2020 Travel Trends to Consider

By Jimmy Davidson on October 21, 2019 1:41 PM

 

Topics: online adoption rental car service Advice Business Travel car economy General online Politics RFP Risk Management security Travel U.S. Government WorldReports WTI Technology
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The "Real" Deadline for Travelers to Have a REAL ID Compliant License

By Tiffany Zerby on September 26, 2018 12:11 PM

As states continue to become compliant with the REAL ID Act, which sets universal, nation-wide standards for identification (i.e. driver’s licenses), there is still mounting confusion for companies and their corporate travelers over which enforcement deadlines to pay attention to.

Topics: Airport real id Business Travel Industry Update Travel Management U.S. Government
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A Flier's Rights

By Chesley Turner on April 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Voluntary vs. Involuntary Bumping

It's time to lay a little truth on you:

Topics: airlines Airport Advice etiquette How-To Industry Update Opinion Traveler Conversations U.S. Government Uncategorized
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The Real Deal with the REAL ID Act

By Chesley Turner on February 6, 2017 11:55 AM

The REAL ID Act isn’t hard to understand. But it is complicated.

Topics: Airport passports Cyber Security DHS Global Entry Industry Update Politics Traveler Conversations TSA U.S. Government
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Safety First. Innovation Second.

By Chesley Turner on December 5, 2016 3:22 PM

Safety First. Innovation Second.
Changing the way you wait in security lines.

Back in June, Delta funded a little experiment in the ATL to the tune of $1 million.

Topics: Airport passports General Homeland Security Industry Update Risk Management Traveler Conversations TSA U.S. Government WTI
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Conga Drumroll, Please:

By Chesley Turner on September 2, 2016 1:37 PM

Airlines Now Departing for Cuba

Written by  Maribeth L. Minella
EVP & Corporate Counsel, World Travel, Inc.

On Wednesday, August 31, the DOT issued its Final Order for which carriers can and can’t fly to Cuba, and their routing.

Topics: airlines Cuba Industry Update International Travel U.S. Government
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Safety First: Quality Control at Work.

By Chesley Turner on August 19, 2016 1:47 PM

As I write this blog, there are just under 14,000 aircraft in flight in the world, at least according to Flightradar24.com, which is both fascinating and terrifying to look at. (Try it. You’ll see.)

Topics: airlines Duty of Care General Traveler Conversations U.S. Government WTI
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Safety First: World Travel, Inc. and the Privacy Shield Framework

By Chesley Turner on August 15, 2016 1:51 PM

Written by Maribeth Minella, Executive Vice President & Corporate Counsel, World Travel, Inc.

Topics: data Data Transfer EU Industry Update U.S. Government WTI
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A Tale of Two Cities

By Chesley Turner on July 1, 2016 12:45 PM

The upcoming American Election may scare the dickens out of you, but after we celebrate the U. S. of A. this weekend, it’s time to prepare for some interesting political events.

Topics: General Meetings & Events Politics Traveler Conversations U.S. Government