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Emergency Planning Takes Center Stage at Destination Caribbean

POSTED November 10th 2017 BY Travel Writer
When meeting planners are asked about their emergency plans, they often say, “I never thought of that,” Detective Kevin Coffey told participants of Northstar Meetings Group’s Destination Caribbean event, taking place this week at the Westin Grand Cayman. But given the tragic events of the past couple of years, he said, “more have realized they need to take an in-depth look at this.” In his...
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Women’s Travel Essentials

POSTED November 10th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Travel Essentials  – How to Pack Peace of Mind It’s exhilarating to see new places and experience new cultures. While you’re focused on enjoying the people, food, sights, and even ordinary street life be sure to always be aware of your surroundings. Being aware means making a mental picture of the street names, if you’re exploring the city. Being aware on public transportation means not...
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New TSA Screening Rules Are in Effect, Will You be Subject to an Interview Before Boarding?

POSTED October 26th 2017 BY Travel Writer
In a press release from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) more stringent screening procedures for all incoming flights to the United States take effect today (10/26/17). The TSA is under the Department of Homeland Security. All passengers, both foreign and American citizens could face security interviews a U.S. government official said. “The security measures affect all individuals, international passengers and U.S. citizens, traveling to the United...
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RFID Pickpockets – Stop’em with RFID Blocking Gear

POSTED October 18th 2017 BY Beth Williams
You may think of a pickpocket as a person that bumps into you to steal your wallet, but now there’s a different kind of pickpocketing and it’s called electronic pickpocketing. How do RFID pickpockets work, and why can they be so devastating?  Tech-savvy RFID pickpockets, which are also known as “digital thieves,” can now silently download your personal credit card information and ID data with handheld “skimming” devices,  including...
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Easy and Reliable Ways to Lock Your Zippers

POSTED October 16th 2017 BY kevin4371
Cheap and Effective Security Solutions for Bags You Already Own Here are a couple of easy, clever, and inexpensive solutions to theft-proof the bags you love. If you love your purse, bag, luggage or backpack, and it doesn’t have built-in theft proof zippers you can use these items to add a layer of security to them. Use these solutions for keeping your zippers closed every...
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Which Trusted Traveler Program Should You Choose?

POSTED October 11th 2017 BY Travel Writer
There are four separate Trusted Traveler programs operated by the Department of Homeland Services (DHS). They are designed to get pre-approved travelers faster and more efficiently through airport security. (Read avoiding the long lines of TSA checkpoints) Each program has a different travel security focus depending on where you tend to travel to the most. They all have a fee associated with them but the...
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