TRAVEL: % American Express

The outlook for European travel brightened last week. The American Express Co., which for 30 years has shepherded U.S. citizens in & out of the cities and art galleries of Europe, announced that it now has 17 European offices operating again. More important, the U.S. State Department lent a hand to U.S. businessmen, Paris-bound on business.

The State Department, with the cooperation of the Army, will supply housing & travel facilities, at nominal rates, for essential travelers in Europe. As a start, the State Department turned over Paris' small, comfortable Hotel California to 'civilians. There businessmen-trippers will...

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