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Travel news

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

A map of Indonesia.
01 October 2018

A magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck Indonesia on Friday, resulting in a tsunami that caused major devastation to the city of Palu and surrounding areas.

A businessman on a plane, using his phone, looking chuffed.
28 September 2018

A new whitepaper from global risk, security and crisis management consultancy Drum Cussac has examined the challenges posed by the increasingly popular trend for ‘bleisure’ travel.

Smartphone used to satisfy travel requirements.
26 September 2018

New research from travel insurer AIG has found that innovations in the tech sphere are driving major changes in travellers’ habits.

Woman annoyed that her girlfriend is on her phone.
26 September 2018

Co-op Insurance has carried out some research to determine the most likely factors that could negatively affect a trip.

brexit negotiation eu union jack
24 September 2018

UK travel insurance comparison site Compare Cover has warned that British travellers ‘could suffer’ if no deal is reached between the UK and EU.

old town Rovinj Croatia
10 September 2018

Croatia could make around €12 billion from tourism in 2018 – a total of around €1 billion more than the previous year.

airplanes runway airport
07 September 2018

IATA has found that 2017 saw a 7.3-per-cent-rise in the number of air travellers compared to the previous year, a total of 4.1 billion passengers.

04 September 2018

Around half of all terrorist attacks in 2017 took place in just four countries, the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) based at the University of Maryland, US, has found.

03 September 2018

Spain has suffered a drop in tourists visiting the country in July for the first time in nine years, according to official figures.

The recent earthquakes that struck Indonesia have had a notable negative impact on tourism bookings.
29 August 2018

The recent earthquakes that struck Indonesia have had a notable negative impact on tourism bookings.

According to the UNWTO, international tourism arrivals hit record highs of 1,323 million in 2017.
28 August 2018

According to the UNWTO, international tourism arrivals hit record highs of 1,323 million in 2017.

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