Consumer protection is poor in the $7.8 trillion travel and tourism industry.
No one warns anyone before they buy a trip or board a plane about potential risks to their health and safety in the destination country. There are no trusted critical incident reports on deaths, injuries and missing persons who travel abroad.
Depart Smart is developing the first consumer travel safety course with tools to help you identify and mitigate risks so you can advocate for yourself, get help and return home safely to the people and places you love.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CL7T9lb2eu4 The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) mandates accessibility and equal treatment for disabled travelers. It’s the law in the USA. A lawsuit recently settled which brings the importance of [...]
Mexico is an exotic enticement with roundtrip airfare starting at $200 and all-inclusive resorts tempting travelers with photos of turquoise blue waters, sandy beaches, palm trees, and sunsets. “Cerveza, por favor!” [...]