Articles tagged “terror attacks”

Tourist Arrivals to Indonesia May Fall After Terror Attacks

Tourist Arrivals to Indonesia May Fall After Terror Attacks

Viriya Singgih, Bloomberg

The terror attacks are troubling, but tourism has traditionally been resilient as long as there is a period of peace. Indonesia could use some calm.

5 days ago

Thomas Cook Sees Tunisia Bookings Jump as Fear of Terror Attacks Wanes

Thomas Cook Sees Tunisia Bookings Jump as Fear of Terror Attacks Wanes

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

It's been a long road to recovery for Tunisia, Turkey, and Egypt, and we know from history that tourism does indeed rebound after terror attacks and other violence. As Spain keeps getting pricier, that recovery will only get stronger.

3 weeks ago

Trump Travel Ban Gets Tweet Support From the President After London Attack

Trump Travel Ban Gets Tweet Support From the President After London Attack

Associated Press

This knee-jerk reaction β€” before all the facts are in, by the way, is hardly surprising.

8 months ago

Many Travelers Shrug Off Terrorism Fears After Attack on London

Many Travelers Shrug Off Terrorism Fears After Attack on London

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

London is hoping that this week's tragedy does not prompt travelers to postpone their visits. As context, Paris saw overnight hotel stays by foreigners drop 13 percent year-over-year after an attack.

1 year ago

Belgium’s Prime Minister Does Not Appreciate a KLM Offer of Free Train Rides from Brussels

Belgium’s Prime Minister Does Not Appreciate a KLM Offer of Free Train Rides from Brussels

James G. Neuger, Bloomberg

Offering free train tickets out of Brussels is fine, but making it part of a publicity campaign β€” especially now β€” seems more than a little insensitive.

2 years ago

Charts: How Unrest Affects U.S. Travelers’ International Plans By Income Levels

Charts: How Unrest Affects U.S. Travelers’ International Plans By Income Levels

Dan Peltier, Skift

Rather than outright canceling their international trips, many U.S. travelers of all income levels have decided to change destinations or even hotels to alternatives that make them feel safer after multiple terrorist attacks in Europe and the Middle East.

2 years ago

4 Charts Showing Brussels Attacks’ Impact on European Travel Bookings

4 Charts Showing Brussels Attacks’ Impact on European Travel Bookings

Dan Peltier, Skift

Europe's terrorism problem goes far deeper than the attacks we saw in Paris and Brussels. But many travelers are still committed to making their European trips as planned despite a seemingly gloomy forecast for summer travel that these charts show.

2 years ago

Royal Caribbean Doesn’t Expect a Big Impact from Brussels Attack

Royal Caribbean Doesn’t Expect a Big Impact from Brussels Attack

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Travel to regions affected by terror might face a difficult recovery, but that fear doesn't seem to spill over to most major cruise line destinations.

2 years ago