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.
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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.
New research from travel insurer AIG has found that innovations in the tech sphere are driving major changes in travellers’ habits.
Co-op Insurance has carried out some research to determine the most likely factors that could negatively affect a trip.
UK travel insurance comparison site Compare Cover has warned that British travellers ‘could suffer’ if no deal is reached between the UK and EU.
Croatia could make around €12 billion from tourism in 2018 – a total of around €1 billion more than the previous year.
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.
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.
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.