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FRANCE: BAN ALL EU FLIGHTS TO MEXICO

France’s Minister of Health Roselyne Bachelot is expected to suggest the suspension of all flights between Mexico and the European Union in an effort to thwart the spread of the swine or H1N1 influenza virus to [...]

EUROPEAN UNION: DON’T VISIT THE US NOR MEXICO

The Health Commissioner of the European Union has today issued a warning for Europeans against travel to the United States and Mexico due to cases of Swine flue in the two [...]

HOTELS WORK ON ALLEVIATING JET LAG

Some hotels have been working on how they could help their guests overcome the uncomfortable problem of travel fatigue and sleep [...]

NEW PROBIOTICS PILL PREVENTS TRAVELER’S DISEASE

Canadian vitamin manufacturer Jamieson Laboratories claims that their new Travel Vita-Vim(TM) pill will prevent Traveler’s illness like diarrhea, indigestion, upset stomach, gas and [...]

SKIN PATCH CAN PREVENT TRAVELER’S DIARRHEA

A vaccine administered with the help of a skin patch has been found to reduce the incidence of travelers diarrhea by up to 75% in a clinical study. [...]

TRAVEL HAZARDS: DENGUE FEVER

Freelance journalist Pamela Ferdinand has written an interesting article about Dengue fever for the Washington Post. The article is based on her own experience with the [...]

USE AIRPORT WAITING TIME IN THE GYM!

Visiting a gym could be an excellent choice, when being stuck waiting at airports. [...]

NEW MIRACLE CURE FOR JET-LAG?

One of the most unpleasant downsides with intercontinental traveling is jetlag. So the headline in The Sunday Times, The miracle jet-lag cure, is certainly intriguing. [...]

STOMACH FLU RUINS CRUISE FOR 300 ON QE 2

More than 300 passengers and crew (276 of 1,662 total passengers and 28 of 1,002 total crew members) became ill with stomach flu like symptoms on Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth 2 during recent days. [...]

AVOID GERMS WHILE TRAVELING

Getting sick can ruin any trip. But when we are traveling we are more vulnerable to germs than usually. So what can we [...]