Travel Safety

The 10 worst cities for pickpockets Jenai Laignel / 23 August 2013 ( 09 November 2015 )  Although instances of pickpocketing are few and far between when you're travelling abroad, it's always advisable...

The safest countries in the world for health, terrorism, natural disasters and driving By Hugh Morris

Southwest's Sensual New Safety Demonstration PATRICK CLARKE  NOVEMBER 16, 2017 A...
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TripAdvisor Adds New Feature to Warn About Unsafe Hotels by Luke McCormick Recently, TripAdvisor came under fire when the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ran a report alleging the company had been deleting customer comments about hotels that presented certain safety risks. Now, the...

TSA Fails 80 Percent of Homeland Security Tests  DONALD WOOD  NOVEMBER 09, 2017 PHOTO: TSA security checkpoint. (photo via Flickr/Ben Popken) The Transportation Security Administration is under heavy scrutiny after officers working at airports across the United...

A Step Toward Uniform Passenger Legal Rights By Eric Lee and J. Michael Cavanaugh The Cruise Passenger Protection Act of 2017, a U.S. Senate bill introduced on June 29, 2017, proposes a broad range of notice, procedural and oversight provisions for the cruise line industry. The...

The 10 safest cities in the world The safest countries in the world aren't necessary the ones you'd think to travel to.

Health, Safety and Environmental Standards in the growing luxury river cruise industry By Bart Maaswinkel (B.Sc.) In the last few years the popularity and...

by nytimes.com Did you know that your hotel room has the potential to make you sick? “Hotel rooms can be a hotbed for germs, and the lighting and poor circulation in some make for an unhealthy environment,” said Deepak Chopra, a doctor who specializes in alternative medicine and an author who...
Norwegian Cruise Line adds lifeguards amid mounting industry pressure

By Sky McCarthy After several highly publicized drowning or near-drowning incidents aboard mega ocean liners, Norwegian will become the world’s third cruise line to add lifeguards to its ships. On Wednesday, the Miami-based company announced that it will bring lifeguarding staff to its four largest ships-- Norwegian Escape, Norwegian...