30th Anniversary Corniche Club Newsletter

April 11th, 2018|News & Updates|

Airlines are moving terminals at LAX this May 2017

Airlines are moving terminals at LAX this May 2017 One of the largest terminal moves in the history of commercial aviation will at LAX beginning the night of May 12th   Summary The transformation of LAX into a world-class airport continues! In total, 21 airlines will relocate terminals and most will take place during a one-week [...]

May 17th, 2017|News & Updates|

A US ban on carrying laptops in cabin luggage on flights from certain nations in the Middle East and North Africa may be expanded to include flights originating in Europe.

Department of Homeland Security officials told The Daily Beast that the organization could extend the ban on laptops, tablets and other large electronic devices to all flights from Europe to the U.S. The ban currently applies to 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa. Reports had indicated an announcement was expected Thursday, May [...]

May 16th, 2017|News & Updates|

Anastasia Mann, Lois Mitchell Win SoCal ASTA Diamond Awards

At a black-tie celebration on Tuesday, April 25 at the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Southern California chapter of the American Society of Travel Agents (SoCal ASTA) honored two travel industry stalwarts – Anastasia Mann of Corniche Travel and Lois Mitchell of Protravel – with its Diamond Award. The event, which also celebrated the chapter’s 82-year anniversary, [...]

May 8th, 2017|News & Updates|

2017 ASTA Diamond Award Winner – Anastasia Mann

Corniche Group, Inc., Chairman and CEO Anastasia Mann accepted the prestigious Diamond Award from So Cal ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents) at a gala ceremony at the beautiful Beverly Hills Hotel. Please enjoy this video that was prepared for the event, which highlights Anastasia’s amazing life and her dedication and contributions to the travel [...]

April 26th, 2017|News & Updates|

REAL ID – How it May Impact Your Travel

Passed by Congress in 2005, the REAL ID Act established minimum security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and identifcation cards and prohibits federal agencies, like TSA, from accepting licenses and identification cards for official purposes from states that do not meet these standards. Enforcement Dates Beginning January 22, 2018, driver’s licenses or state IDs issued [...]

November 3rd, 2016|News & Updates|

Zika Virus in Saint Kitts and Nevis

From the Centers for Disease Control And Prevention "What is the current situation? Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported in Saint Kitts and Nevis. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with Zika virus and are spreading it to people. Because Zika virus is primarily spread by [...]

September 28th, 2016|News & Updates|

DOT Issues Safety Requirements for Traveling with Recalled Galaxy Note 7 Devices

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today issued a notice outlining safety requirements for airline passengers or crew traveling with a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone device subject to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) Recall No.16-266. "Our primary concern is always public safety. Anyone [...]

September 21st, 2016|News & Updates|

The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens of increased threats from terrorist groups throughout Turkey and to avoid travel to southeastern Turkey.

The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens of increased threats from terrorist groups throughout Turkey and to avoid travel to southeastern Turkey. On August 23, 2016, the Department of State extended voluntary departure of family members assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Ankara and U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul through September 23, 2016. The decision [...]

August 29th, 2016|News & Updates|

Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce Community Foundation To Honor Community Leaders

Our Hero Anastasia Mann is the recognized leader in travel and tourism industry. Mann is the founder and CEO of the Corniche Group, Inc., renowned for providing exclusive corporate and leisure travel management, tourism, and event planning. In 2004 Anastasia successfully launched Anastasia’s Africa, specializing in private, customized safaris to southern and eastern Africa. In [...]

May 12th, 2016|News & Updates|