Global Entry, TSA Precheck, and known traveler memberships are only valid for five years. Please confirm your membership is valid prior to your departure. https://www.cbp.gov/travel/trusted-traveler-programs/global-entry/frequently-asked-questions https://www.tsa.gov/blog/2018/10/04/it-time-renew-your-tsa-precheck-membership Effective October 1, 2020, mandatory identification for domestic flights will include a U.S. Real ID state-issued driver license, identification card or passport. Travelers presenting a regular state-issued driver’s license [...]
Dear Corniche Family... that’s YOU! Welcome to the Spring Edition of our Corniche Club Newsletter! This is the 32nd year of Corniche Group, Inc. and our Corniche Travel Management Company AND of the Corniche Club! This edition brings you highlights from our three divisions: Travel, Entertainment and Africa! We have some Travel Tips [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]