The world is a diverse and exciting place to explore and taking the time
to travel provides a welcome change from our everyday lives. News
articles about places of interest can spark enthusiasm for new
and provide needed guidance when planning a trip.
Travel news can provide inspiration, planning help, and a variety of
travel mode, accommodation, and destination options for a getaway.
Technology has made it easier than ever to access relevant information,
advisories, and trip guides.
Browse the headlines below to find the latest travel-related news
from around the world.
- Polish globe-trotter blunders into Indonesia-Papua conflict
To the Indonesian government, the 39-year-old factory worker and globe-trotting Polish traveler is a danger to the state, a man who plotted with shadowy gunmen to foment revolt in isolated eastern jungles.
Stephen Wright. Fox News. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:24:48 GMT.
- Unprecedented Luxury Travel At The Private Suite At LAX Airport
The Private Suite at Los Angeles International Airport is the most luxurious way to travel -- if you're going by commercial aircraft. You'll love the complimentary cuisine, daybed, massages, and more.
By Debbi Kickham, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 21:19:00 -0400.
- Polish globe-trotter blunders into Indonesia-Papua...
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - To Indonesia's government, the 39-year-old factory worker and globe-trotting Polish traveler is a danger to the state, a man ...
Daily Mail. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 02:05:38 +0100.
- Hobart council continues secrecy over Mawson Hut replica site redevelopment
The location of one of Hobart's key historical tourist attractions, the replica of Mawson's Hut, has been earmarked for development for decades, with stakeholders now asking why there is continued secrecy over the future of Civic Square.
Leon Compton. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:07:24 +1000.
- Portraits of a dynasty: North Korea's ever-present Kims
One of the first things any traveler to North Korea notices is a huge portrait of Kim Il Sung, pictured in front of an airplane and workers alongside the road as you drive out of Pyongyang International Airport. ...
Reuters. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 19:25:02 -0400.
- CSP: Drunk passenger shoots gun from car on I-70
Troopers with the Colorado State Patrol arrested a passenger of an SUV after they say he shot a gun off in the air as he traveled on Interstate 70 through Glenwood Canyon Monday.
Robert Garrison. ABC News. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 23:18:29 GMT.
- HEBS Digital Named the Leading Travel Merchandising Solution Provider in North Am
HEBS Digital, a leader in hotel digital marketing and technology, was named the leading travel merchandising solution provider in North America by the World Travel Awards. ...
Hsyndicate. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:31:59 +0200.
- Escaped trafficking victim found 'distressed' in Dunblane
Detectives say they believe the 21-year-old Vietnamese woman had travelled from outside the town.
BBC News. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 19:16:16 GMT.
- Westeros awaits: Game of Thrones sets opening to tourists - CNET
Stake your own claim to the Iron Throne with a trip to the Northern Ireland sets after season 8 of the HBO hit airs.
Leslie Katz. CNET. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:09:32 +0000.
- Game of Thrones Fans Will Be Able to Hang Out At Winterfell and Keep the Fantasy Alive
The show's Northern Ireland sets are becoming tourist attractions
Yahoo. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:37:59 -0400.
- Thomas Cook blames heatwave for profit warning
The travel firm's shares tumble after it says the heatwave meant customers stayed home to enjoy the sun.
BBC News. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:30:04 GMT.
- Malawi Moves to Improve its Struggling Tourism Industry
Malawi continues to struggle to develop its tourism industry, despite having several attractions, including national parks, game reserves and mountains. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:21:00 -0400.
- Nigeria: Pirates kidnap 12 crew members from Swiss ship
MV Glarus was travelling between Lagos and oil hub of Port Harcourt in the Niger Delta when it was boarded by pirates.
Al Jazeera. Sun, 23 Sep 2018 07:31:29 GMT.
- Sharks killed after Great Barrier Reef attacks
Two sharks have been killed after a woman and a girl were attacked within 24 hours of each other at the same tourist spot in the Great Barrier Reef.
Sky News. Sun, 23 Sep 2018 04:46:00 +0100.
- Health of tourists and locals at risk on Greek island due to toxic emissions from cruise ships, say environmentalists
On Santorini, concentrations of dangerous particles were up to 100 times higher in ports than surrounding areas
Josh Gabbatiss. The Independent. Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:43:00 +0000.
- Barbados appoints Rihanna as an ambassador
NEW YORK (AFP) - Rihanna is now Ambassador Rihanna, after her home country tasked her with promoting investment and tourism.
Straits Times. Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:24:17 +0800.
- Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China
HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong on Saturday opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but also raises concerns about Beijing's creeping influence over the semi-autonomous Chinese region. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:01:51 -0400.
- FEMA head to reimburse government for use of federal vehicles: report
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) head Brock Long reportedly plans to reimburse the government for the personal use of federal vehicles that he and staffers used to travel from Washington to his home in North ...
Tal Axelrod. The Hill. Sat, 22 Sep 2018 02:46:05 +0000.
- Busabout Launches New Small Group Adventures in Europe with 2019-20 Collection
BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 21, 2018 -- Packed with past guests' own photographs and testimonials, Busabout's new 2019/20 Europe brochure makes it easier than ever for travelers to create their own bespoke European adventure. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:44:00 +0000.
- Progressive Corp. or Travelers Companies: Which Scores Higher?
On comparative judgment, we try and find out which stock -- Progressive Corp (PGR) or Travelers Companies (TRV) -- has stronger chances to fare better in terms of fundamentals.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:06:00 GMT.