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Travel news

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

Indian suitcase
10 December 2018

 India’s high-spending middle classes will continue to mean the country is a major tourism source market for the Gulf states.

Map of Cambodia
10 December 2018

Cambodia is building two new airports as part of plans to increase tourism arrivals.

06 December 2018

The ETC has called for visa restrictions on Chinese travellers to Europe to be more liberal.

Solo female traveller
06 December 2018

According to a new survey conducted by Allianz Global Assistance, 30.4 per cent of US travellers have never been on a trip alone.

Seats on a plane
04 December 2018

UK-based airline British Airways (BA) has escaped a payout after a passenger filed a court claim for £10,000, claiming that he had suffered injuries after being ‘forced’ to sit next to an obese man.

Booking travel online
03 December 2018

According to a recent survey, a majority of Americans would happily make use of chatbots when booking travel online.

maya bay
30 November 2018

Thailand’s Maya Bay, made famous by the film The Beach has made huge strides towards recovery.

thailand airports airplane
29 November 2018

Airports of Thailand (AOT) has reported a 21.7-per-cent increase in full-year net profit on higher revenue from its six airports – despite falling numbers of tourists.

Canada flag
28 November 2018

The Tourism Industry Association of Canada launched its annual conference on 27 November.

Traffic in snow storm
26 November 2018

In the US, weekend holiday travel was disrupted by a winter storm. 

23 November 2018

‘Overworked’ police officers in one of Europe’s most popular destinations, Barcelona, have been handing out fliers to tourists advising them on the best ways not to become a victim of the city’s soaring crime rate.