The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is having a significant impact on association events and the travel industry around the globe.

The speed with which the outbreak is unfolding has created an atmosphere of uncertainty for associations and travelers wondering how should they respond.

We encourage associations executives and travelers to check for the most recent and relevant updates. AfSAE is well-positioned to assist in informing our members throughout this challenging period - and when ready, assist with an advisory in recovery efforts.

Read on for a wrap up of how the virus is affecting business travel, ways you can protect yourself and your family, and tools and resources for staying abreast of this fast-developing situation.

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