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Travel news

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

Couple looking at map
19 December 2018

According to marketing body Tourism Ireland, 2018 was the best ever year for overseas tourism to Ireland, with a record 11.2 million visitors.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
19 December 2018

According to new research, the number of Chinese visitors heading on trips to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will increase by a staggering 81 per cent by 2022.

17 December 2018

Co-op Insurance has found in a new survey that over one-third of UK adults will be going away for the festive period.

Australian dollars
11 December 2018

New research from travel insurer InsureandGo has found that nine out of 10 Australian travellers are demonstrating careless holiday habits that end up costing them money.

Indian suitcase
10 December 2018

 India’s high-spending middle classes will continue to mean the country is a major tourism source market for the Gulf states.

Map of Cambodia
10 December 2018

Cambodia is building two new airports as part of plans to increase tourism arrivals.

06 December 2018

The ETC has called for visa restrictions on Chinese travellers to Europe to be more liberal.

Solo female traveller
06 December 2018

According to a new survey conducted by Allianz Global Assistance, 30.4 per cent of US travellers have never been on a trip alone.

Seats on a plane
04 December 2018

UK-based airline British Airways (BA) has escaped a payout after a passenger filed a court claim for £10,000, claiming that he had suffered injuries after being ‘forced’ to sit next to an obese man.

Booking travel online
03 December 2018

According to a recent survey, a majority of Americans would happily make use of chatbots when booking travel online.

maya bay
30 November 2018

Thailand’s Maya Bay, made famous by the film The Beach has made huge strides towards recovery.