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Travel news

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

Tokyo city
22 March 2019

Generally speaking, Japan is perceived as a safe and upstanding destination – ranked as ‘low risk’ by insurance and risk management firms – but with the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games being hosted in Tokyo, officials are preparing for a myriad of potential risks, including cyberattacks and earthquakes.

Born Jesus Street in Brazil
19 March 2019

The Brazilian Government recently announced that it would be waiving visa requirements for Canadian travellers.

Not the girl in question
18 March 2019

A major US airline has been ordered to pay damages for leaving a teenager overnight in a terminal, writes David Ing.

Two young ladies booking a holiday.
07 March 2019

UK holidaymakers are spending longer planning their trips than before, a trend that could potentially have a major impact on the holiday booking process and open up new opportunities for online travel agents.

temperature rise- climate change
07 March 2019

Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics has conducted a study to uncover which airlines are reducing their environmental impact, concluding that none of the world’s 20 biggest publicly traded airlines is doing enough to tackle climate change.

The flags of India and Pakistan.
01 March 2019

The UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has published travel advisories for Britons considering travel to India and/or Pakistan, in response to flaring tensions between the two countries.

Lake Eola, Downtown Orlando, Florida
28 February 2019

Allianz Global Assistance has released the top travel destinations for Americans this 2019 Spring Break season, revealing that sunny Florida is one of the most popular destinations for domestic trips, while Mexico is the top choice for international travel.

Hands protecting paper cut out people
26 February 2019

American SaaS company SAP Concur, which provides businesses with travel and expense management services, has released findings from its European-wide research on business travel – and there are some really interesting findings.

Downtown Dubai at sunrise
25 February 2019

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing has highlighted that Dubai’s visitors in 2018 increased by 0.8 per cent from 2017 – having welcomed a total of 15.92 million people in the last year.

Booking via a smartphone
20 February 2019

Los Angeles, US-based app design company Elves has announced that it has developed a new mobile travel booking platform, combining artificial intelligence with 24/7 access to real human helpers.

Skier on a snowy mountain
19 February 2019

Ski tour operator Crystal Ski Holidays has conducted an analysis that reveals the nations most obsessed with winter sports based on factors such as all-time winter Olympic medals, yearly skiing visitors, skiers per 10,000 people, and Google search data.