“NBC News” said : Electronics Travel Ban Irks Families, Enrages Business Travelers
They need to be productive during their trips,” said the business Travel Coalition in a statement.
“Many business travelers do not check luggage, even on long flights as it slows them down upon arrival at baggage claim.
For those concerned about gear getting lost or stolen, insurance coverage from the airlines, travel insurance providers and certain Internet banking cards may be helpful.
The ban “is simply unworkable for most business travelers.
In the United Kingdom, the ban covers inbound flights from six countries: Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia.
Travel Ban Threatens a Lincoln Center Festival Play
“Our choice of artists predated the travel ban,” Nigel Redden, the director of the Lincoln Center Festival, said in an email.
PhotoThis summer’s Lincoln Center Festival is about crossing borders.
To present the play, “While I Was Waiting,” Lincoln Center is seeking visas for several artists with passports from Syria — one of several predominantly Muslim nations from which the Trump administration has sought to temporarily ban travelers.
The recent pair of executive orders seeking the ban were both blocked by court orders.
But its plan to present the North American premiere of a work by the Syrian playwright Mohammad al-Attar risks being stopped at the United States border if President Trump’s travel ban is upheld.
“It’s part of the issue that we’ve been facing around the executive orders for the travel ban and now this.
“Does the Department of Homeland Security know about a threat so great that it can’t be shared with the business travel industry?” Koch asked.
He predicted business travelers would be loath to check their devices that hold sensitive information.
In a pointed statement, Greeley Koch, executive director of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives, said travelers deserved an explanation for the new security restrictions.
Leitschuh said he expects companies to consider rerouting travel through countries that are not affected by the ban.