A roundup of developments that could affect travel safety in April, including weather, elections and the departure of long-standing leaders.
Share this…TwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrintThere’s trouble in Africa’s biggest countries. Latin America faces a crisis in Venezuela. Millions of people are also set to mark Chinese New Year putting significant pressure on many East Asian travel hubs.
A summary forecast of the political risks set to affect countries around the world in 2019 – including terrorism, politics, crime technology and weather.
Share this…TwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrintTravel safety continues to improve around the world but we still need to stay aware of the changing associated risks. 2019 looks set to be another game-changer. Expect emerging dynamics, new technology but also depressingly familiar political risks. Read
Share this…TwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrintExpect extreme weather around the world over the coming year. The World Meteorological Organization is forecasting a 75-80% chance that the El Niño weather pattern will form in the Eastern Pacific Ocean over the next two-three months. When it
Share this…TwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrintPlease find below a travel safety calendar for the upcoming month. August is a busy time of year for travel, but there are a number of issues to be aware of before you set out. As well as wildfires
Share this…TwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrintThe Indonesian volcano Mount Sinabung has erupted, sending ash several kilometres into the air. Local villages were pelted with rocks while visibility was reduced to just a few metres as the eruption took place. The authorities have also warned
A roundup of some of the trends, events and holidays which could affect travel plans in February.
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Share this…TwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrintPotentially violent demonstrations are already taking place following Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Travellers will face disruption and the risk of violence, especially over the coming days.