U.S. Travel is monitoring recent developments regarding the Zika virus and its potential impact on travel and tourism.
Following the first reported cases of Zika infections in Florida likely caused by local mosquitoes, the CDC has issued a notice specific to women who are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant to avoid unnecessary travel to a 0.5-square-mile affected area in the Wynwood neighborhood in addition to a designated section of Miami Beach. Find the latest Zika travel information from CDC.
The World Health Organization has publicly cautioned against instituting travel or trade bans in response to the Zika virus, even as the organization declared the outbreak to be a public health emergency.
General talking points and additional industry resources are available below. Links to the most up-to-date official sources can be found on the right-hand bar. We will keep this page updated with the latest information.
Small affected areas of Wynwood, Fla. and Miami Beach, Fla. (Source: CDC)