If You have Overseas Attendees, Get to Know ESTA

Meeting planners should get to know the U.S. Electronic System for Travel Authorization program, says Helen Marano, director, tourism industries, at the U.S. Office of Travel and Tourism in Washington, D.C. ESTA requires that all international travelers coming to the United States from visa-waiver countries register in an online database before boarding a plane.

Travelers from the 35 visa-waiver countries have had to fill out an I-94W form before coming to the U.S. The form, which mus

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