What you need to know about the new online travel restrictions in Connecticut
Google is banning online travel agents from operating in the state of Connecticut.
This comes after an investigation by the State Police and local law enforcement agencies.
According to Google, this new policy will prohibit all online travel agent from conducting business in Connecticut and the State of Connecticut will impose additional regulations that will affect all online travelers.
“We know online travel is a great way for many people to meet new people, meet new places and meet new friends.
But we want to make sure our online visitors can also stay safe online,” Google said in a statement.
“Our new online safety rules will prohibit online travel agencies from providing information about travel or business locations that may pose a risk to consumers, consumers’ privacy and personal safety, or public health.
This new online rule also will prohibit websites from providing any information about people who may be subject to state or federal travel or health requirements.”
Google says online travel will be prohibited from June 21, 2019 through December 31, 2020.
You can read the full Google statement below.
Google’s new travel policy applies to all of its businesses, including the websites, apps and services that are owned or controlled by Google.
We will continue to monitor the impact of this change and will provide updates as warranted.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact us.