Terrorist

Cruise Lines Alter Itineraries in Wake of Nice Attack

by Jason Leppert of travelpulse.com Following the devastating truck attack that killed 84 people in Nice, France on Bastille Day, Cruise Critic is reporting that lines featuring the French Riviera city along the Cote d’Azur are modifying their plans. Corporately, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is halting shore excursions in Nice...
Europe Travel Alert

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe following several terrorist attacks, including the March 22 attacks in Brussels claimed by ISIL.  Terrorist groups continue to plan near-term attacks throughout Europe, targeting sporting events, tourist sites, restaurants, and transportation. ...
Cruise Tourists Attacked in Belize

by Jim Walker of cruiselawnews.com A couple of days ago, cruiselawnews.com posted an article about cruise passengers who were robbed while visiting the Altun Ha Maya ruins site in Belize. During this incident, two cruise passengers were reportedly robbed of a gold necklace and $450 in cash by two men,...
Tourists Killed in Terrorist Attack on Istanbul’s Historic District

by Donald Wood of travelpulse.com Tragedy struck Tuesday morning when a Syrian man allegedly detonated a bomb that killed at least 10 people and wounded 15 others in a popular tourist section of Istanbul’s historic district. According to Lefteris Pitarakis and Suzan Fraser of the Associated Press, the suspected...
River Cruise Lines Eye Security Measures after Paris Attacks

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions.  These attacks may employ a wide variety of tactics,...

In the March 18, 2015 terrorist attack on the National Bardo Museum in Tunisia, more than 20 foreign tourists were killed and more than 50 more were injured. At the time of the attack, more than 200 tourists were in the area, most from the cruise ships MSC Splendida and the Costa...