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Safety Tips for Women Traveling Internationally +

Nearly two-thirds of individuals traveling today are women, according to a 2016 report from the George Washington School of Business. The majority of women travel without difficulties. However, female travelers often face greater challenges than their male counterparts in terms of their safety and health, especially when traveling alone. They are also more likely to be affected by cultural practices and religious beliefs in other countries. Click to read more...

Traveling During the Hurricane Season +

The devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in the Atlantic and Caribbean last year has raised the question of what travelers should do if a storm is approaching their intended destination; or if they are already there, how to prepare for it if it makes landfall. Click to read more...

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In Action: Assist America, a Solid Support to Lean on During Traumatic Events +

On Thursday, July 5th, the Phoenix boat, transporting 105 passengers including 93 Chinese tourists from Ko He Island, a popular diving spot in Thailand, back to their resort on Phuket Island, capsized when it was caught in a violent storm. Tragic reports quickly surfaced, confirming that at least 33 passengers had been found deceased. Click to read more...

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#TravelLife Series: Discussion with a Senior Flight Attendant +

We are excited to bring you a new series of articles, the #TravelLife Series in this August issue of The Traveler e-Newsletter. Join us every quarter as we get to know more about a person who’s made travel their life and career. For the first article of our #TravelLife Series, we talked to Amanda*, a Senior Flight Attendant who has been working for one of the major U.S. airlines for more than 21 years. Her regular routes include domestic cities as well as the Caribbean and Central America. Click to read more...

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