The World Needs to Reopen Borders Before It’s Too Late
Even as they struggle to control the pandemic, governments should move quickly to reopen borders instead of giving in to xenophobia, nationalism, and illusions of autarky.
The Pandemic Is the Perfect Time to Rethink Travel Visas
How to make consular services better than ever.
The Future of Travel After the Coronavirus Pandemic
Travel and tourism will be changed forever. We asked seven leading thinkers for their predictions.
Welcome to a World of Bubbles
Countries across Europe and Asia are exploring special bilateral arrangements to ease border restrictions. The result could be a globe fractured along epidemiological lines.
Flying Home During the Pandemic: Expensive, Demanding, and Dangerous
Our author braves closing borders and airport chaos to catch one of the few planes still flying.
Trump Can’t Deport the Coronavirus
COVID-19 is as American as apple pie now—and people are more likely to catch the virus from their neighbors than from foreigners.
The Age of the Airship May Be Dawning Again
Dirigibles ruled the skies once. Can they make a comeback?
Virus Travel Bans Are Inevitable But Ineffective
Experts can't stop restrictions, but they can mitigate them.
The End of Cuba’s Entrepreneurship Boom
It isn’t just Trump who has put the country’s small businesses under pressure. Díaz-Canel is after them, too.
Erdogan’s Flying Carpet
Istanbul’s massive new airport fits with Turkey’s grand neo-Ottoman ambitions, but it may be too big for its own good.
Meet the Russian-Owned Firm Creating an Army of Traveling ‘Proxies’
A former senior Russian intelligence official has created an American tech firm that pays people to go places and film things.
The Decline of the Western Tourist
Citizens of China, India, and other emerging markets are traveling for pleasure in ever greater numbers — and the rest of the world is competing for their money.
Spring Break in Pyongyang Is Cancelled
In the wake of an American student’s death, the U.S. decides to cut off travel to North Korea.
With Tweetstorm on Travel Ban, Trump Makes Court Case for His Opponents
Trump went off script and criticized his Justice Department’s “watered down, politically correct” travel ban.
Social Media, Cell Phone Searches For Travelers ‘Not Routine,’ Homeland Security Secretary Says
DHS Secretary John Kelly downplayed reports his agency is seeking to broadly implement such measures for travelers to the United States.
Heightened Scrutiny of Iranians Shows Trump Administration ‘Extreme Vetting’ in Action
Iranians, frequent U.S. visa applicants, are facing more hurdles getting approval.
Royal Jordanian Airlines Has the Perfect Response to Trump’s New Travel Restrictions
No laptops, says U.S. government? No problem, says Royal Jordanian.
Citing Terror Threats, U.S. Bans Carry-On Electronic Devices From Middle East and North Africa Flights
Though the Department of Homeland Security did not reference a specific credible threat.
Hawaii Court Stops Trump’s Second Travel Ban
Challengers argued the revised order was still a Muslim ban — citing Trump’s own words — and a federal judge agreed.