Reports from South Texas show that a growing number of Hispanic Americans are being denied passports. In many cases, the individuals who are being denied by the State Department are people who have been issued passports in the past, people who have served in the US military, and people who have birth records that ... Read More ›
On Friday, October 5, 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Bill was signed into law.
Now, I know what you’re thinking: “What does that have to do with me?” While the signing of an FAA reauthorization may not sound like a big deal, it’s actually huge for passengers, pilots, air traffic controllers, flight attendants, and really ... Read More ›
September wasn’t exactly what we’d call a “light” news month. With everything that’s going on in the country and around the world, you may have missed this wonderful story out of Colorado. Last month, a federal judge ruled that a person could not be denied a US passport solely for refusing to identify as ... Read More ›
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has released its data on business travel spending for the last few years and its forecasts for the next several years. According to the new BTI Outlook, business travel spending was up 5.8% in 2017 compared to 2016. The total business travel market amounted to $1.33 trillion. By ... Read More ›
Within one month of each other, two high-profile transgender women had terrible run-ins with the US Passport Office that caused major concern within the transgender community. While it seems that both of these incidents were isolated events that don’t signal a larger policy shift, it’s worth taking the time to examine what happened and ... Read More ›
As you may have noticed, our new tag line at Swift is “We’ve been there.” Just this year our globe-trotting staff has traveled to Spain, Iceland, Costa Rica, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, Canada, Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia. And we also know that our jet-setting clients are hitting every corner of the globe as well.
To celebrate ... Read More ›
A few months ago, we shared information sex offenders and passports – specifically, a new passport rule affecting registered child sex offenders. Like most US citizens convicted of felonies, registered child sex offenders are able to legally get a passport so that they can travel internationally. The biggest exceptions are people who have been ... Read More ›
When you think of the most relaxing places to vacation in the world, a few options may immediately come to mind. These may include a yoga retreat, a secluded beach, or a cabin that’s pretty much as far away from civilization as you get. Can’t decide which one sounds the most relaxing? Neither ... Read More ›