Tuesday, August 07, 2007

The Pendulum Swings: Travelers From U.S. Face EU Crackdown

Tobias Buck and Demetri Sevastopulo write on FT.com:

US business travellers and tourists flying to the European Union are facing the threat of the same laborious registration requirements that Washington has demanded of Europeans in the latest US security crackdown.

In its first reaction to the new US visa law, the European Commission said it was “considering” a so-called electronic traveller authorisation scheme – similar to the American plan – that would require foreigners heading to the EU to give notice of their travel plans before departure.

More here.


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