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UNESCO issues alert over artefacts stolen from Egyptian museums

Amid reports that important artefacts have been stolen from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and other sites in the country, the head of the United Nations agency tasked with preserving humanity’s cultu

Travel news: Hong Kong issues travel alert for Russia

An amber travel alert for Russia has been issued by the government over health concerns from wildfire- fueled smog blanketing Moscow.

US Embassy in Bangkok issues alert to US citizens living in...

As political protests spiral in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand's tourism industry is suffering.

Indonesian island of Sumatra hit by massive earthquake, tsunami alert issued

A tsunami alert has been issued after an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 hit the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

Security alert shuts down part of Munich airport

BERLIN – Part of Munich airport was closed Wednesday as officials searched in vain for a man who left a security checkpoint with a bag containing a laptop after it had triggered an alert for possibl

Hurricane warning issued for southern half of the Baja California area

Cruise ships are altering their Mexican Riviera itineraries to avoid the southern half of the Baja California area, and hotels are boarding up and stocking extra food and supplies, along with resident

Bali tourism industry on high alert

Authorities in Bali raised the province’s security alert to its highest level in response to the bombings on Friday morning at the JW Marriott Hotel and Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Jakarta that left at le

Tourist alert: 26/11-like attacks on London feared

LONDON - Terrorists are planning attacks on London's tourist hotspots by sending explosive-laden boats down the Thames river, with an intelligence

US government responds to Americans quarantined in Thailand because of swine...

This Warden Message alerts U.S. citizens to the latest information regarding human cases of 2009-H1N1 Influenza, sometimes referred to as

Travel industry ready for ‘yellow alert’ on China

The travel industry and airlines said they were ready to cope with the repercussions of the Mainland Affairs Council’s (MAC) decision to raise the travel alert for China to yellow after Beijing conf

Fraud alert: unauthorized web sites charging for free Visa Waiver Program...

Beginning January 12, 2009, all nationals and citizens of Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries will be required by law to obtain a travel authorization prior to initiating travel to the United States u

Travelocity’s Window Seat Blog alerts travelers to Fall travel freebies

Travelocity's Window Seat ( http://windowseat.travelocity.com), a blog for every traveler, has honed in on everyone's favorite word: free.

Travel advisory alert – strike in Maldives

Hotel and resort workers in Maldives, organized through the Tourism Employees Association of Maldives (TEAM), have announced an indefinite strike in hotels, resorts, airports and other tourist enterpr

Zimbabwe Foreign Office amends travel advice

ZIMBABWE (July 30, 2008) - The Foreign and Commonwealth Office today changed its travel advice for Zimbabwe.

Rabies alert for tourists in France

British tourists are being urged to be on their guard after a case of rabies was confirmed in France.Authorities there have identified four potential areas where people may have been exposed to rabies, which was confirmed in a dog on February 26.The UK's Health Protection Agency (HPA) said the risk of rabies is "ongoing" in these regions although the risk to humans is low.