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March 2019

American Airlines announced it will be extending flight cancellations through April 24, 2019, as it waits for information from the Federal Aviation Administration on the grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets, following a Lion Air crash in October and an Ethiopian Airlines crash on March 10. American Airlines says this extension will result in about 90 flights cancelled per day.

March 2019

According to a press release from VisitBrasil.com, the official Brazilian tourism website, the South American country will soon be allowing visitors from the U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan to travel to and from the nation without a visa. Meetings Today Chief Content Officer, Christoph Trappe, has traveled to Brazil several times and shares some insights into the change.

March 2019

INNOV8 Meetings + Events is a new professional global meetings management organization. The company specializes in in tracking data, leveraging overall meetings spend, reducing an organization’s risk through a cost savings evaluation, customized contract process and volume buyer program. The team is focused on assisting meeting professionals with a strategic meetings management process.

March 2019

A revolutionary mode of transport is the next big thing in Las Vegas, thanks to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Board of Directors approval of a recommendation to select Elon Musk’s The Boring Company (TBC) to design, construct and operate a first-of-its-kind people mover for the Las Vegas Convention Center and beyond.

March 2019

Storytelling is at the heart of CAPTURE, a new professional development program unveiled by Sarah Soliman Daudin, president of Soliman Productions, and Courtney Stanley, owner of CS Consulting, as part of their newly announced partnership and brand, SarahxCourtney, which will also include one-on-one mentorship, speaking engagements and other initiatives.

March 2019

Beginning in 2021, U.S. citizens, as well those from other visa-free countries, will have to take an additional step before traveling to the 26 countries in the European Union’s Schengen Area. Currently, U.S. citizens visiting these countries just need a valid U.S. passport for stays up to 90 days.

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