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

24 August 2018

The US State Department has again downgraded its travel warning for those travelling to Cuba to a level two warning. 

23 August 2018

The US State Department has issued a travel warning for its citizens travelling in Mexico due to an increase in violent crimes such as homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery, which it says are ‘widespread’.

Chinese tourist arrivals to Thailand have shown a marked drop, possibly driven by the capsizing of a boat near Phuket in July.
23 August 2018

Chinese tourist arrivals to Thailand have shown a marked drop, possibly driven by the capsizing of a boat near Phuket in July, which killed 47 Chinese nationals.

Costa Rica is to spend $1 million over each of the next four years to step up security for tourists, following the murders of two foreign women on consecutive days in early August.
21 August 2018

Costa Rica is to spend $1 million over each of the next four years to step up security for tourists, following the murders of two foreign women on consecutive days in early August.

The number of incoming travellers to Turkey has increased by 24.9 per cent in the second quarter of 2018.
15 August 2018

The number of incoming travellers to Turkey has increased by 24.9 per cent in the second quarter of 2018.

British travellers planning to head abroad with prescription medication have been warned to be mindful of the potential pitfalls.
15 August 2018

British travellers planning to head abroad with prescription medication have been warned to be mindful of the potential pitfalls.

13 August 2018

Irish travellers have revealed passenger behaviours that they find most annoying while flying, with rudeness to flight attendants, in-flight drunkenness and seat kicking riling passengers up the most.

08 August 2018

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its travel warning for Indonesia following the impact of a second earthquake on the Gili islands on 5 August.

07 August 2018

Holiday home rental site Airbnb is letting some lucky travellers stay in probably the only holiday rental that is visible from space.

06 August 2018

The UK’s decision to leave the EU will put 25,000 UK travel industry jobs at risk, as increased costs will force companies to downsize, says SBIT.

 
03 August 2018

The Association of British Travel Insurers (ABTA) has warned travellers of the dangers of riding mopeds and quadbikes while abroad, after a number of UK travellers were injured or killed in incidents.

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