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World Oceans Day 2019: Jean-Michel Cousteau on Why Dubai Surprises Him
Jean-Michel Cousteau, the son of one of the world’s most famous ocean researchers (Jacques Cousteau), and his family have been responsible for some of the greatest ocean exploration in history. Despite having just turned 81 years old, Cousteau is dedicated to travelling the world acting as a voice for the ocean.


Paris Announces Plans for a Major New Park at the Eiffel Tower
Paris has just announced plans for a major new park at the base of the Eiffel Tower. British landscape architecture firm Gustafson Porter + Bowman’s proposal was selected by the city, which will transform over 100 acres into what will be the largest public green space in the city. 


Measles Outbreak Throughout the United States
The United States has confirmed 940 cases of the measles, spread over 26 states. Measles were declared eliminated in 2000, according to federal health officials. However, this outbreak has been noted to be the worst case of measles since 1994 with 958 cases. Officials say that the outbreak is not over yet and may even exceed the highest number of cases which occurred in 1992 at 2,126 cases.


In Action: Medical Repatriation from Florida
When Jeff had an accident while on a deep-sea fishing excursion during their vacation in Florida, Khloe contacted Assist America to help them get back home safe and sound. 


Where to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing
Armstrong’s “one small step” has been talked about for decades is one of the most celebrated events of the past century. To celebrate a number of destinations across the U.S. will be marking Apollo 11’s achievement with a series of special events.


The Traveler: May 2019
Welcome to the May Edition of The Traveler e-Newsletter! Enjoy a newsletter packed with interesting security, health and travel-related articles.


Rooftop Infinity Pool at JFK's new TWA Hotel
Passengers flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City will soon be able to witness spectacular views of its famous runways from what could be one of the coolest pools on the planet.


In Action: Medical Repatriation after a Skiing Accident
A fun trip with friends can take a turn at anytime. When John had a skiing accident during his trip to Colorado, he knew Assist America will be there to help him return home safe and sound.


Malaria Awareness and Prevention
Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease. Travelers going to at-risk countries should use careful prevention measures to avoid contracting malaria. Download Assist America's Malaria Fact Report to learn more about the disease and how to prevent and treat it.


AssistAlert: Strong Earthquake in Luzon, Philippines
A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck the island of Luzon in the Philippines on Monday afternoon, 5:11 pm local time.


AssistAlert: The U.S. State Department Announces a New Risk Indicator for Kidnapping and Hostage Situations
On April 9, the U.S. State Department announced a new risk indicator to warn U.S. travelers regarding the risks of getting kidnapped or taken hostage in certain countries and regions. 


Airbnb is giving people the chance to sleep under the iconic glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris
Airbnb is taking "Night at the Museum" to the next level with its latest overnight stay contest. This is the first time in history that art lovers will have the chance to sleep in the Louvre, spending the night alongside masterpieces like the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo.


Assist Alert: Disruptions Continue for the Eurostar from Paris to London
Eurostar Disruptions Continue from Paris to London due to French Customs Strikes.


In Action: Medical Repatriation After a Fall in Turks and Caicos
The unexpected often happens. Thankfully, when Josh and Ashley got into a scooter accident during their last Spring Break vacation, they remembered they had access to Assist America's services through Ashley's job benefits. 


Assist Alert: Yellow Vest Protests Continue to Impact France
For the past several weeks, France has been shaken by weekly protests known as the ‘Yellow Vest’ movement. Here is a brief overview of how the protest may affect travelers that are going to France. 


10 airport security mistakes you're making that could cause you to miss your flight
You have your boarding pass, and you're ready to head through airport security on your way to somewhere awesome. When you reach security, however, you find you forgot to remove your five-ounce shampoo bottle. Mistakes like this can add unneccessary time to your airport security process.


The Traveler: February 2019
Welcome to the February Edition of The Traveler e-Newsletter! Enjoy a newsletter packed with interesting security, health and travel-related articles.


Airlines Are Cracking Down on Hidden City Ticketing
If you’ve ever thought about pulling a fast one on an airline by attempting to book a ticket using “hidden city ticketing” you may want to think again. 


These Are the Most Exciting Museums Opening in 2019!
The year ahead promises to be an exciting one for museum lovers. Brand-new institutions debut their collections and exhibitions as cherished museums reimagine themselves in grand new buildings. 


Travel Tip Thursday
Before traveling to a foreign country, notify your bank of your travel dates and destination(s). It will prevent your bank accounts from being suspended for fraudulent or suspicious activity while you are abroad.