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Travel news

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

empty beach-side sunbeds
16 May 2019

UK travel agency Thomas Cook Group has reported a half-year loss of £1.46 billion, effecting store closures and job losses, as Brits delay holiday plans in line with Brexit uncertainty.

Copenhagen, Denmark
15 May 2019

There’s some good news coming your way from the travel sphere this week, as a number of EU cities have banded together to tackle climate change by implementing sustainable tourism.

A travelling worker suffering in a lonely hotel room.
14 May 2019

As part of awareness raising activities, the in-house medical team of Anvil Group has released a travel advisory aimed at business travellers.

View of old town in Prague taken from Charles bridge
13 May 2019

Travellers who are desperate to trade tourist hotspots for cultural vacations this year can breathe a sigh of relief, as Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money has exposed the currencies that have risen in popularity over the past four years – simultaneously highlighting some less-frequented European destinations.

investing in the environment
10 May 2019

After contacting 28 of the world’s biggest airlines, UK news broadcaster the BBC recently reported that less than half offer carbon offsetting.

A blissed out traveller
06 May 2019

A new study from startup Culture Trip offers some interesting insights into the changing mindsets of contemporary travellers, suggesting that their decisions are being driven by a new ‘culture economy'.

Ballot box and South Africa flag
01 May 2019

Healix International has warned that the upcoming South African general election may increase risk for travellers heading to the country, and offered advice for safe corporate travel.

Cancun beach in Mexico
30 April 2019

Allianz Global Assistance unveils the 10 most popular international summer destinations for US travellers this year, revealing that all of the top destinations are in Mexico and the Caribbean.

Uchisar in Cappadocia, Turkey
29 April 2019

A new report published by British global travel company Thomas Cook Group has revealed the top five destinations for UK citizens this summer, and the findings have highlighted an interesting shift in preferences, with 48 per cent opting to travel to non-Euro destinations – up 10 per cent from the same time last year.

Nigeria Kaduna map
22 April 2019

On Friday 19 April, 2019, British aid worker Faye Mooney was killed when gunmen stormed a vacation resort in Kaduna State, Nigeria, where she was visiting on holiday. During the attack on the Kaijuru Castle resort, a local man was killed and three others were kidnapped.

Brexit concept illustration
10 April 2019

New research released today by emerchantpay suggests that persistent uncertainty over Brexit has led to one in five Britons altering their holiday plans.