Travel agencies not sweating swine flu scare

May 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);5/11/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 19, pP16
The article reports on the impact of the swine flu scare on travel bookings and business in general in Las Vegas, Nevada as of May 2009. Travel agents attested to a minimal impact of the swine flu scare on travel bookings although the outbreak in late April has caused school closures, slaughter of pigs in Egypt and numerous travel warnings. According to Leo Falkensammer, owner of 14 Prestige Travel locations, people coming to the city are not affected by the scare. Authority spokesman Vince Alberta says the public is not panicking.


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