Articles tagged “border enforcement”

Managing Foreign Visitor Data Is Getting a Pandemic Rethink Across Travel

Managing Foreign Visitor Data Is Getting a Pandemic Rethink Across Travel

Sean O'Neill, Skift

New tech launched today in Seychelles spotlights the issues many border agencies will face when collecting coronavirus-related health data from travelers.

1 week ago

EU Health Agency Slams Border Closures as Too Late and Costly to Tame Coronavirus

EU Health Agency Slams Border Closures as Too Late and Costly to Tame Coronavirus

Francesco Guarascio, Reuters

The fine print in this Tuesday report by Europe's top health agency is that border controls can sometimes be effective in delaying an epidemic at its start or in isolated regions. In other words, now that the pandemic is unleashed, many travel restrictions aren't worth the cost to society.

4 months ago

Federal Judge Limits U.S. Border Patrol’s Power to Search Travelers’ Devices

Federal Judge Limits U.S. Border Patrol’s Power to Search Travelers’ Devices

Erik Larson, Bloomberg

The expanded power of U.S. border control under Donald Trump has concerned privacy activists as well as tourism officials, who worry about the policies deterring visitors. A recent judge's ruling is will come as good news to both of those groups.

11 months ago

Airlines Push Back on Trump Asking Government Not to Use Their Flights for Separated Kids

Airlines Push Back on Trump Asking Government Not to Use Their Flights for Separated Kids

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Kudos to the airlines for stepping up on President Trump's policies forcing children to be separated from their parents. It would be great to hear from more executives across the entire travel industry about taking a collective stand versus Trump. Let's not forget the travel ban.

2 years ago