Entries by Hillary

Why You Should Digitize your Proof of Vaccination

(August, 2021) What is a Digital Vaccine Card? Digital vaccine cards are digital documents that securely verify and keep track of a traveler’s vaccination status. As vaccines roll out around the world, these documents may soon be required for travel or entry to not only the destination, but to many major spaces, similar to a […]

Canada: Border Entry and Travel Requirements

(August, 2021) While the U.S. has extended the ban on non-essential travelers entering the country’s land borders of Canada and Mexico through September 21, the Canadian border reopened to American travelers on August 9th, with a few requirements in place for visitors. To assist our travelers with what you need to know for entering as […]


Standardizing Duty of Care and Risk Management

(July, 2021) As part of a response to update its current global risk management guide, the International Organization for Standardization is responding to growing travel risks faced by organizations and their travelers, and further reinforced by the needs stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic. The ISO 31030 Standardized Guide is expected to be published and available for distribution […]

U.S. Travelers Face Long Wait Times for Passport Renewals

(July, 2021) As international travel begins to return, the timing to process a passport renewal has increased to nearly twice as long as before the pandemic. Previously, a routine service was between six and eight weeks for a passport renewal. Now, travelers could end up waiting for 12 to 18 weeks to receive their renewed […]

Increased Caution Level for Travelers to the U.K.

(July, 2021) The US State Department has issued a Level 4 “Do Not Travel” health advisory for the United Kingdom  due to a rise in cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19 within the U.K.. An average of 37,710 cases per day were reported in the United Kingdom in the past week – a strong […]

New Specifications for U.S. Travelers as EU Opens Borders

(June, 2021) For the major travel centers of Europe, the announcement of EU countries opening their borders to non-essential U.S. travelers comes as a long-awaited relief. However, with this announcement comes country-specific requirements for those who do wish to travel to the EU, and new documentation options that travelers may not be familiar with. As […]

Earnings Reports Signal Rebound for Rideshare

(May, 2021) Rideshare companies are beginning to bounce back from the low points of the pandemic as vaccines are distributed, restrictions are lifted, and travelers begin to feel more comfortable getting back on the road. Despite driver shortages, Lyft and Uber saw significantly better earnings than predicted this past quarter and year over year, suggesting […]

EU Opening for Vaccinated Travelers

(May, 2021) Ambassadors from the 27 European Union nations agreed to open EU borders to vaccinated travelers, including Americans, as early as next week.  The proposal also includes entry from EU-recognized safe countries for both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.  This easing of travel restrictions comes after more than a year of severely restricting entry, and […]

Taking to the Skies: Airlines Expand Available Routes

(April, 2021) How Airlines are responding to demand growth with domestic and international route expansion The airlines have had quite a rough patch over the past 15 months having to manage reduced flight schedules, the necessity for aircraft storage, and overall reduced revenue.  With the success of domestic vaccine availability, and the appetite for individuals […]