Travel news

Travel news

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

A traveller bathed in warming light.
18 October 2018

A new study has found that those who travel regularly report improved emotional and physical health and better relationships and productivity at work.

A world map burning due to extreme risk.
16 October 2018

Global risk and security consultancy Drum Cussac has released its 2019 Country Risk Map, illustrating which countries around the world are the most and least risky.

A female backpacker on a bench.
15 October 2018

Alpha Travel Insurance has calculated the most and least expensive tourist spots out of 60 destinations in Europe, finding that Istanbul is the cheapest.

The euro.
15 October 2018

The European Tourism Association has found that European tourism loses about $1 billion per year from the Indian market due to the complexities of the Schengen zone tourist visa process.

A storm map.
10 October 2018

Florida, US is preparing for Hurricane Michael to make landfall today; the storm has been upgraded to a category 4, regarded as ‘extremely dangerous’.

Union Jack flag.
09 October 2018

According to VisitBritain, the UK is likely to beat its 2020 tourism target by the end of 2018.

A train in Sri Lanka.
05 October 2018

Sri Lanka has announced that it has experienced a growth of 11.6 per cent in visitors so far for 2018 when compared to the previous year.

Solo traveller hiking alone.
03 October 2018

Travellers are increasingly going on trips solo, new research from online travel agent Agoda has found.

Maya Beach in Thailand.
02 October 2018

Thai authorities have announced that the popular Maya Bay will remain closed indefinitely.

A map of Indonesia.
01 October 2018

A magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck Indonesia on Friday, resulting in a tsunami that caused major devastation to the city of Palu and surrounding areas.

A businessman on a plane, using his phone, looking chuffed.
28 September 2018

A new whitepaper from global risk, security and crisis management consultancy Drum Cussac has examined the challenges posed by the increasingly popular trend for ‘bleisure’ travel.