Travel Safety

As with anything, traveling comes with its risks. Odds are, you've heard some stories of tourists becoming victims of crimes or being taken advantage of on their holidays. Unfortunately, crime exists in all parts of the world and it can sometimes be difficult to avoid....

Zika virus remains concern for travelers with pregnancy plans By Jamie Biesiada  While mainstream media coverage of the Zika virus has largely faded into the background, agents say that clients who are most at risk of negative side effects -- women...

IS MEXICO SAFE? BODIES OF 8 PEOPLE DISCOVERED IN BEACH RESORT CITY OF CANCUN, TRAVEL ADVISORY ISSUED BY NICOLE ROJAS ON 8/22/18 AT 4:02 PM The U.S. State Department issued a level two travel advisory for Mexico after eight bodies were discovered...

Mexico’s Top Tourism Destinations Deemed Safe DESTINATION & TOURISM  DONALD WOOD  JULY 17, 2018 PHOTO: Scenic view of Puerto Vallarta. (photo courtesy of axl5188/iStock/Getty Images Plus) The United States Department of State issued an update...

Pirate Incidents Double in East Africa May 25, 2018 The number of piracy incidents doubled off the coast of East Africa...

'Grey's Anatomy' star Ellen Pompeo robbed while on vacation in Italy ET Online

Expedition Ship Newbuilding Rush Could Risk Safety file photo of Svalbard BY MAREX 2018-02-28 21:33:04 Booming demand for expedition ships should not mean that good and safe shipbuilding practices for passenger vessels are compromised, leading naval architecture...

ZKTeco to Display the Latest in Cruise Ship Security February 16, 2018 I Marine Link Biometric and RFID security solutions provider ZKTeco said it will showcase its latest developments in cruise ship security technology at Seatrade Cruise Global at the Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., from...

Great Barrier Reef: Swimming deaths prompt new safety rules  BBC News Image copyright GETTY IMAGES

MONICA POLING | JANUARY 16, 2018 The World is a (Surprisingly) Safe Place to Travel PHOTO: Despite the granular categories of travel risk put out by the State Department, common sense and caution are...