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Crash underlines new risks for China’s thriving aviation industry

The plane crash in China that killed 42 people late Tuesday night was a rare blot on the country's aviation safety copybook, say experts here.

Is travel insurance worth the cost or a waste of money?

Vacations plans are disrupted for all sorts of reasons. Is it worth the extra cost of

French tourists taking risks overseas may have to pay for their...

French tourists who run into trouble after taking unnecessary risks overseas could have to pay for their rescue and repatriation under legislation debated today by MPs in Paris.

Falling tourism numbers affecting Hawaii condotel owners

Hawaii's visitor industry downturn hasn't been kind to big hotel companies and their employees.

Global airlines move to reduce infection risks

ATLANTA - Global airlines, still reeling from the recent flu-virus scare, have stepped up efforts to protect passengers from health risks on international flights.

Travel firms ignore malaria risks

Holidaymakers are being put at unnecessary risk of malaria because the travel industry is not taking the issue seriously enough, health experts say.

Tourists getting used to bombings?

Tourists are less and less bothered about bombings in busy holiday destinations. Social psychologist and tourism expert Ton van Egmond thinks that they may be getting used to such atrocities.

When Adventure Tourism kills

No one goes on an adventure tour with the thought that he won't make it back alive. The whole point is to push the envelope and live to tell the tale.