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Graffiti about pickpockets
22 August 2019

A wave of crime in Barcelona, Spain, has prompted authorities to warn residents and tourists to exercise extra vigilance.

NASA image of Amazon wildfire
22 August 2019

Raging wildfires are occurring in both the Amazon rainforest and the Canary Islands this week, with parts of the Brazilian rainforest being consumed by fires so large that they can be seen from space and 12,000 hectares of the western slopes of Gran Canaria left charred after being engulfed by flames and gusting winds.

Bank holiday weekend
21 August 2019

New research from American Express has revealed some interesting findings about the cost of bank holiday breaks.

Storm warning sign
15 August 2019

Almost 700 flights have been cancelled due to a severe tropical storm in Japan.

The Dursun forest eco resort, where the family were staying, is located about 39 miles south of Kuala Lumpur
14 August 2019

Reports have now confirmed that the body found in the jungle near the Dunsun forest eco resort in Malaysia is that of 15-year-old missing girl Nora Quoirin.

HK aerial view
14 August 2019

In wake of the pro-democracy protests that extended into two of its terminals, flights are now beginning to resume at Hong Kong Airport.

life buoy
12 August 2019

Thomas Cook has managed to secure £150 million winter funding from bondholders, in addition to the £750 million package agreed with Chinese tourism firm Fosun.

The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.
08 August 2019

Figures from the World Travel Monitor show that incoming tourism to Germany enjoyed a strong first half of 2019, with a rise of 3.7 per cent compared with 2018.

Street in Hong Kong
07 August 2019

Travellers to Hong Kong have been advised to exercise a ‘high degree of caution’ due to violence between protesters and police

Sir Ranulph Fiennes
07 August 2019

British explorer, fundraiser, author and all-round living legend Sir Ranulph Fiennes has now added ‘patron of the Travel Risk & Incident Prevention (TRIP) Group’ to his inventory of titles, highlighting his support of the company’s effective management of the safety and security of overseas travellers.

Portuguese man o war washed up on beach.
07 August 2019

The European Union is funding a new programme aimed at highlighting the danger points for jellyfish attacks on Spanish beaches as their numbers grow as a result of global warming