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COVID-19 Virus (Novel Coronavirus 2019) as of March 2020

COVID-19 Resources

We know that the Coronavirus is on everyone's mind at this time, especially for travelers. We are closely monitoring the information and advice from authoritative sources such as the World Health Organization, CDC, government organizations, and media outlets. Throughout this time we are working closely with our travel industry partners to ensure flexibility with reservations, cancellations, and penalties so our travelers can have the time and information they need to cancel or amend travel plans. We are consistently reviewing our clients itineraries and reaching out with recommendations to those who may be affected.

You can trust that Five Star Alliance is actively monitoring the situation and will continue to advocate for our clients with their travel plans and decisions.

Visit the following link for travel advice regarding COVID-19 (also known as the Coronavirus strain which began spreading in 2019) from the World Health Organization (WHO): Coronavirus Travel Advice

Additional Coronavirus Resources include:

Additionally, you may wish to follow Travel Updates from the US Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.

Coronaviruses have been around for many years. However, the COVID-19 is a new virus and disease that was unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, and was reported in December 2019. The situation along with areas of impact are continuously unfolding.

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. A novel coronavirus (nCoV), like COVID-19, is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death. Standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include regular hand washing, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, thoroughly cooking meat and eggs. Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing.

Once again, Five Star Alliance recommends consulting the latest news and information (just a few provided above) for the most current recommendations on travel related to COVID-19/Coronavirus.

Coronavirus Travel