Travel news

Travel news

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

19 September 2017

Tourists in Bali are being told to listen to local authorities warning about the possible eruption of Mount Agung.

18 September 2017

Budget airline Ryanair was forced to cancel 82 of its flights on 17 September after revealing it had ‘messed up’ its pilots’ holiday rotas.

18 September 2017

Italy’s monuments and museums enjoyed a busy year, with over 23 million visitors in the first six months of 2017, a 7.3-per-cent increase on the previous year. 

12 September 2017

As of September 15, 2017, Allianz Travel Insurance has received almost 7,000 claims, and their customer service center has fielded more than 1,200 calls, from customers seeking support following Hurricane Irma

08 September 2017

A new app has been created for Chinese tourists heading to south Australia.

31 August 2017

Unscrupulous claims firms are reportedly targeting people once they return from holiday – either by cold-calling or on social media – encouraging them to submit fake or exaggerated compensation claims for holiday sickness

28 August 2017

The US Department of State has issued a new travel warning regarding the risk of travelling to certain parts of Mexico due to the activities of criminal organisations in those areas

24 August 2017

According to Allianz Travel Insurance, one in four Americans feel nervous asking for time off work, especially among millennials.

22 August 2017

Allianz has released a guide to US travellers detailing what tourists should look out for when consuming alcohol abroad.

21 August 2017

 UK travel agent Expedia has created a new travel guide for those who want to see – or more likely not see – mythical creatures.

14 August 2017

Package Travel Regulations introduced in 1992 to the European Union have made sure that millions of European holidaymakers are protected if anything goes wrong with their holiday provider. The UK government has now recognised, however, that changes in travel booking trends have meant that the regulations may not be in keeping with the current risks facing holidaymakers