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Q&A: How will the partial U.S. government shutdown affect business travel?

10 days ago   |   By Move Global

A partial shutdown of the United States government, including the Transportation Security Administration, may affect business travel to and from U.S airports. Here's what travelers need to know.
How is the partial U.S. government shutdown affecting air travel to and from the United States, and what should travelers do about it?
The partial government shutdown is likely to increase waiting times at federally staffed airport touchpoints, including security lines, customs lines and runways, the latter of which could increase airline takeoff and landing times. Travelers should allow themselves...
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U.S. Travel Comments on Partial Federal Government Shutdown

U.S. Travel Comments on Partial Federal Government Shutdown

10 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President Jonathan Grella:
“The ability to travel in the U.S. is a nonpartisan issue, and airports, visas and Customs appeared largely unaffected by the partial federal shutdown before Monday. But if aspects of the shutdown are beginning to hinder the air travel process, political leaders need to understand that there will be immediate and measurable harm to the U.S. economy and jobs-and those concerns are non-partisan, as well. The U.S. travel community is closely monitoring developments and is prepared to quantify the economic fallout of related...
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U.S. Baby Boomer 2019 travel trends - AARP

U.S. Baby Boomer 2019 travel trends - AARP

10 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

AARP recently released a report summarising 2019 Boomer travel trends. As per the report, the seniors are expected to take 4-5 leisure trips this year, spending over U.S. dollars 6,600. This investment is mostly going to be in cruises. The majority are travelling with a smartphone, seeking out authentic experiences. They are more interested in AirBnB than hotels.
AARP is a United States-based interest group whose stated mission is ‘to empower people to choose how they live as they age.'
According to the online survey, 31 per cent of those who are going abroad, have booked their 2019 trips...
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