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International travel-related news all in one place – travel trends, traveller statistics, and worldwide issues affecting travel patterns.

Costa Rica is to spend $1 million over each of the next four years to step up security for tourists, following the murders of two foreign women on consecutive days in early August.
21 August 2018

Costa Rica is to spend $1 million over each of the next four years to step up security for tourists, following the murders of two foreign women on consecutive days in early August.

The number of incoming travellers to Turkey has increased by 24.9 per cent in the second quarter of 2018.
15 August 2018

The number of incoming travellers to Turkey has increased by 24.9 per cent in the second quarter of 2018.

British travellers planning to head abroad with prescription medication have been warned to be mindful of the potential pitfalls.
15 August 2018

British travellers planning to head abroad with prescription medication have been warned to be mindful of the potential pitfalls.

13 August 2018

Irish travellers have revealed passenger behaviours that they find most annoying while flying, with rudeness to flight attendants, in-flight drunkenness and seat kicking riling passengers up the most.

08 August 2018

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its travel warning for Indonesia following the impact of a second earthquake on the Gili islands on 5 August.

07 August 2018

Holiday home rental site Airbnb is letting some lucky travellers stay in probably the only holiday rental that is visible from space.

06 August 2018

The UK’s decision to leave the EU will put 25,000 UK travel industry jobs at risk, as increased costs will force companies to downsize, says SBIT.

 
03 August 2018

The Association of British Travel Insurers (ABTA) has warned travellers of the dangers of riding mopeds and quadbikes while abroad, after a number of UK travellers were injured or killed in incidents.

02 August 2018

A third of UK travellers have made the conscious decision not to fly on their holiday in the last three years, according to new research from comparison site GoCompare.

31 July 2018

Asian cities were some of the most visited in 2017 by international travellers, according to GlobalData, with seven of the top 10 most visited being in the continent.

30 July 2018

Thomas Cook, a UK-based travel agent, has announced that it is going to stop selling trips to animal attractions that keep orcas in captivity.

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