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.
- Sturgeon joins London march for second Brexit referendum
The SNP leader spoke at a rally attended by bus-loads of protesters who travelled from Scotland to join the march.
BBC News. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:44:54 GMT.
- Officials think Virginia should stick with railways and roads after checking out Elon Musk tunnel
Musk said the system would make vehicles 'capable of traveling at over 150 mph'. But one official said 'if one day we decide it's feasible, we'll come back to you'.
Daily Mail. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 17:47:21 GMT.
- FC Cincinnati back on the road, faces lowly New England
FC Cincinnati will look to keep its early-season roll going in its inaugural MLS campaign on Sunday when it hits the road again, traveling to New England take on the Revolution.
Reuters. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:28:08 -0400.
- 'Well below expectations': Sydney's hotels offer cold comfort to tourists
Sydney's hotels are not meeting the demands of international visitors.
Andrew Taylor. Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 24 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +1100.
- Russian tourist arrested after attempting to smuggle drugged orangutan in airline luggage
Andrei Zhestkov says protected primate was gifted to him as a pet
Toyin Owoseje. The Independent. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:18:52 +0000.
- Dozens killed in China tourist bus fire
At least 26 killed and 28 others injured in Hunan province after tourist bus burst into flames, officials say.
Al Jazeera. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:08:34 GMT.
- Indonesia busts Russian smuggling drugged orangutan
A Russian tourist attempting to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of Indonesia in his suitcase to bring home and keep as a pet has been arrested in Bali, police said Saturday. ...
Yahoo. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 00:29:36 -0400.
- Scots to join London march for second Brexit referendum
Bus-loads of protesters travelled through the night from across Scotland for Saturday's People's Vote march.
BBC News. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:58:19 GMT.
- Moscow ranked among ten dream cities for foreign tourists
However, only 5% of the participants of the poll are ready to take active steps to come to Moscow
Tass. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:40:38 +0300.
- Brexit: Germany plans to extend transition period for Brits in case of no-deal
EXCLUSIVE: The UK Ambassador Sir Sebastian Wood and the head of the German government's Brexit Task Force Axel Dittmann talk citizens' rights, travelling after Brexit and no-deal preparations.
The Local. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:02:01 +0100.
- Horwath HTL Industry Report: Singapore Hotel Market Review March 2019
Singapore's tourism industry performed significantly better in 2018, with visitor arrivals exceeding earlier forecasts and its hotels reversing a persistent downward trend. ...
Hsyndicate. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:38:43 +0200.
- Tiffany's (TIF) Q4 Earnings Meet, Revenues Miss, Stock Down
Tiffany's (TIF) results were impacted by reduced sales to foreign tourists and lower demand from local customers across most regions and product categories.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:11:00 GMT.
- Edmonton travellers still delayed due to grounded 737 Max planes
The grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in Canada is still causing disruptions and delays for travellers, including a family from Edmonton whose trip to Hawaii was marred by confusion and chaos at the airport.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:00:00 EDT.
- Thomas Cook to close 21 stores across UK
Travel operator Thomas Cook has announced plans to close 21 high street stores, resulting in 320 job losses.
Sky News. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:04:00 +0000.
- UkrInform: Over 14 million tourists visit Ukraine in 2018
In 2018, 14.2 million tourists visited Ukraine, according to the Economic Development and Trade Ministry. ...
Anastasia Shepeleva. Kyiv Post. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:02:51 +0000.
- Guns and tourists: Aboard the unlikely India-Pakistan 'friendship bus'
NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - One Friday morning before dawn, a half-empty Volvo coach slipped out of New Delhi's Ambedkar bus terminal under armed guard, the sirens of a police convoy wailing.
Straits Times. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:19:44 +0800.
- Mother Russia: South Florida sees a boom in 'birth tourism'
MIAMI (AP) - Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship. ...
Iuliia Stashevska. Washington Times. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 03:16:57 -0400.
- What Travel Insurance Covers When Planes Are Grounded
Your travel insurance might help with some costs if your trip was delayed because of the recent grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes.
Kiplinger. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:09:27 -0400.
- Fairbnb: The Ethical Home-Sharing Alternative That Wants To Undermine Mass Tourism
Fairbnb is a home sharing platform, an ethical and sustainable choice within the tourism industry. ...
By Annalisa Girardi, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:42:00 -0400.
- Amsterdam to Ban Tours of Its Red-Light District
The Dutch capital will prohibit guided visits to the area in an effort to tackle overcrowding by tourists and improve working conditions for prostitutes.
Iliana Magra. New York Times. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:39:55 GMT.