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Travel news

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

Boracay Island
26 April 2018

Authorities in the Philippines have closed famous tourist island Boracay for a six-month clean-up, with armed security forces seen posted at entry points to the island.

25 April 2018

Muslim travellers are set to spend $157 billion by 2020, according to Faeez Fadhlillah, Founder and CEO of Salam Standard and Tripfez.

flying from india
24 April 2018

Thomas Cook India has announced a new Tourism Industry Partnership (TIP) programme with Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) and Immigration New Zealand (INZ)

the pyramids
23 April 2018

UK travel operator Thomas Cook has found that trips to Turkey and Egypt by UK holidaymakers almost doubled in the last year.

The dubai skyline
19 April 2018

The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has announced a new blockchain enabled marketplace that will connect potential buyers directly to hotels and tour operators.

Hainan, china
18 April 2018

China has announced that it will be allowing visa-free travel to the island of Hainan for 30 days in a push to open up tourism in the area.

London tourism
17 April 2018

Inbound tourism to London, UK looks set to decline, particularly due to a downturn in travellers from the China.

Caribbean ranks highly in InsureMyTrip analysis of US travel preferences
16 April 2018

Travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip has ranked the most popular international destinations for US holidaymakers based on which state they are from.

12 April 2018

A new EU directive will give travellers from member states better protection on both traditional package holidays and holidays where the customer chooses travel services from different suppliers via a single website, call centre or shop.

10 April 2018

German airline Lufthansa has cancelled more than 800 flights due to strikes in airports across Germany today.

06 April 2018

Australians still turn to travel agents to book their overseas trips instead of online only websites.