Tag: IDs

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 16:45

US states are rushing to become Real-ID compliant in response to federal legislation, which set new, more stringent minimum standards for identification that will be accepted at airport security stations. ... Read More

Russia to use Fan-IDs (again) as visas for 2020 UEFA Euro Cup visitors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 01:40

Upper house of the Russian parliament, the Federation Council, have passed on Monday a bill allowing foreign tourists with Fan-IDs to travel to Russia without entry visas for matches of ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- April 2, 2019 00:28

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A major issue when dealing with children is their safety and security. ... Read More

Vietnam detains, threatens to deport Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019 17:15

Tensions are running high in the Vietnamese capital, where this year’s first meeting of the US President and North Korean dictator is set to take place next week. To lighten ... Read More

Putin: Russia will keep moving towards lifting restrictions for tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 18:25

According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, short-term visa-free entry for foreigners and electronic visas is the way to go for Russia if it wants to become a tourist haven. But ... Read More

Russia: Visa-free entry for foreign visitors with ‘Fan IDs’ ends December 31

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 22:50

The Russian Interior Ministry announced that a visa-free entry to Russia for the foreign visitors of the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches ends on December 31, 2018. "In accordance with ... Read More

US airline pilots to skirt weapons check

editor editor- May 21, 2008 04:32

WASHINGTON - The US Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday it will launch a test program to check pilot's airline identification instead of weapons screening. The test at three random airports ... Read More

Be sure to pack more ID for Canada trip

editor editor- January 14, 2008 07:05

Are you planning to drive or take a train, bus, ferry or boat between Washington and British Columbia? Remember that beginning Jan. 31, all U.S. and Canadian citizens must have ... Read More