Tag: Department of Homeland Security

DHS wants mandatory airport facial recognition scans for all Americans

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019 23:53

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is lobbying for a change to the current rules covering all Americans entering or leaving the United States, in order to “provide that all ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 18:45

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, without ANY legal ID papers, for months, according to a ... Read More

DNA test shows 30% of migrants detained at US border not related to ‘their’ children

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 18:10

DNA tests of migrant children arrested at the US-Mexico border with their families have revealed the minors were not related to the adults accompanying them. In a pilot program conducted ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 15:33

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials will be sent to assist ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, the organization will be announcing ... Read More

U.S. Department of Homeland Security McAleenan appointment: U.S. Travel Association issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 06:12

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announced appointment of Kevin K. McAleenan as acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security: "In ... Read More

US citizen international departures up 6% in 2018

editor editor- April 4, 2019 02:47

U.S. air travel to overseas markets totaled 41.8 million, up nine percent for the year. Regional results were: Europe, 17.7 million travelers, up 12 percent Caribbean, 8.3 million travelers, up five percent Asia, ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's commitment to keep Africa safe ... Read More

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 02:10

The Wayne County Airport Authority Board of Directors confirmed the appointment of Chad Newton as Chief Executive Officer of the Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) on Wednesday. WCAA operates Detroit ... Read More

US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 20:22

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that the aviation security at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) does not maintain and carry out effective security, consistent with the ... Read More

2015 US overseas visitation estimates released

editor editor- July 29, 2016 06:57

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Commerce, National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO), today announced the results of its 2015 Survey of International Air Travelers (SIAT). Read More

Guam welcomes 10 charter flights for Chinese Lunar New Year

editor editor- February 1, 2014 06:55

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce the first of three inaugural charter flights from Dynamic Airways arrived on island Wednesday afternoon for the Chinese ... Read More

Russia travel agents excited about Guam USA

editor editor- April 4, 2012 05:54

TUMON, Guam - A Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) delegation, led by Senator Tina Rose Muña Barnes, conducted separate Guam Destination Workshops and introduced Guam, CNMI and the region of Micronesia ... Read More

Napolitano announces rule proposing permanent global entry program

editor editor- February 8, 2012 07:07

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced the publication of a Final rule that would establish Global Entry—a U.S. Read More

Russian family first to visit Guam under visa waiver program

editor editor- January 26, 2012 07:33

TUMON, Guam - On January 17, 2012, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) welcomed the first Russian visitors since the US Department of Homeland Security approved visa parole for Russian citizens ... Read More

Guam readies to welcome Russian visitors

editor editor- January 4, 2012 06:46

TUMON, Guam - Since the announcement by the Department of Homeland Security approving Parole Authority for Russian Visitors to Guam, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) continues to work to develop ... Read More

Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Forum held on Guam

editor editor- December 5, 2011 04:22

TUMON, Guam - The Department of Homeland Security last week granted visa parole authority for Russian visitors to come to Guam. Read More

Strict new ESTA entry requirements: Hasta la vista to the US?

editor editor- February 6, 2009 08:31

There must be now high hopes from leisure and business travelers from among the 50 or so countries in Asia Pacific that Barack Obama's administration rapprochement policy will include abolition ... Read More