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Travel news

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

Young ladies booking a holiday.
24 October 2018

According to research by Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Insurance in the UK, one in 10 Brits have already booked their summer holiday for 2019.

Exploding fireworks, one shaped like a cannabis leaf.
23 October 2018

The Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada has released the results of a survey showing that some Canadians are unsure of the implications of travelling while in possession of marijuana.

A woman travelling for business.
19 October 2018

According to new research from the Global Business Travel Association, more than eight in 10 women have experienced at least one safety-related incident while travelling for business over the past 12 months.

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.