No passport required on some JetBlue flights. Having your face scanned to ensure you are who you say you are may sound like something out of a dystopian film or science-fiction movie, but that’s exactly where the future of air travel is heading.
Continue reading JetBlue Is Expanding Its Use of Facial Recognition Technology
With the final deadline for the REAL ID Act coming up, travelers everywhere will soon be impacted by new rules for flying domestically at every airport in the U.S., as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will soon stop accepting standard driver’s license or ID cards at airport security checkpoints. Continue reading Here’s What You Need to Know About the Upcoming REAL ID Deadline
The U.S. State Department on Thursday updated its China travel warning, telling Americans to “exercise increased caution in China due to arbitrary enforcement of local laws as well as special restrictions on dual U.S.-Chinese nationals.” Continue reading U.S. State Department Issues Travel Warning to China, Urging ‘Increased Caution’
Against the rising tide of data breaches, corporate travel managers are seeking ways to help protect the personal and financial information of their companies’ travelers moving forward.
Continue reading Starwood Data Breach Boosts Case for Security Contract Terms & for Virtual Cards
Hertz plans to offer fast check-out lanes powered by biometrics at more than 40 airports by the end of next year.
The first Hertz Fast Lane is now operating at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta in partnership with Clear, the biometric-identity technology company that is best known for its private lanes at TSA checkpoints. Continue reading Hertz Doing Biometric Screening
Plenty of travelers around the country are in for a surprise, if they don’t check the expiration date on their PreCheck or Global Entry memberships. Continue reading Love TSA PreCheck and Global Entry? Check Your Expiration Date
PHOTO: Female business traveler (photo courtesy encrier/iStock/Getty Images Plus)
More and more professionals are traveling for business these days but many companies aren’t providing employees with important safety information before they leave.
Not surprisingly, a majority of women are concerned about security when they travel for work with 83 percent reporting that one or more safety-related concerns or incidents had occurred while traveling for business in the past year according to new research from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) in partnership with AIG.
Continue reading Safety a Common Concern for Female Business Travelers
SAN FRANCISCO — Every once in a while, an email or Facebook posting makes the rounds sounding alarms over the supposed danger of used hotel card keys. To stay safe, the reasoning goes, travelers must carefully dispose of them.
Continue reading Is a lost hotel card key a financial risk? We found out