In a rather backward turn of events, many travellers planning to visit Puerto Rica this season are choosing to forego purchasing travel insurance – and this is less than two years since Hurricane Maria ripped across the island.
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Israel recorded an impressive 440,000 international tourist arrivals in May this year, an 11.1-per-cent rise compared with May 2018 and a 26.8-per-cent rise compared with May 2017.
The latest edition of the monthly Global Catastrophe Recap Report has been released by Aon Plc, and in it, the company evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during May 2019.
German airline Lufthansa has become the first airline in the world to equip all of its long-haul aircraft with CardioSecur, a mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) system.
International SOS has issued some up-to-date advice for US hurricane season.
According to the 19th Annual Holiday Barometer from Europ Assistance, despite the number of people planning to go away on holiday remaining more or less the same as previous years, some countries are actually decreasing their holiday budgets in 2019.
As the number of people travelling by air increases exponentially, it is gratifying to note that, according to a new study from J.D. Power, passenger satisfaction levels are at record highs – at least in North America.
Allianz reveals that younger generations are increasingly likely to take a trip lasting no longer than four nights (also known as a ‘micro-cation’).
The public health service in one of Spain’s leading holiday regions billed some €51 million last year for treatments given mainly to visiting tourists, 16 per cent more than in 2017.
The unprecedented number of deaths that have occurred atop Mount Everest this climbing season has drawn attention to a distressing problem with overcrowding, and bad management on the part of trekking companies.