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Emergency State in Sri Lanka after Easter Sunday Attack Leaves at least 290 Dead

Sri Lanka will be put in a state of emergency as of midnight, after a series of attacks on churches and hotels on Easter Sunday, left at least 290 people dead and 500 injured.

Opinion – Fear-mongering: Against Travelers’ Best Interests

Opinion: To capitalize on a nation’s or destination’s tragedy to create false perceptions, serve dubious interests or perpetuate prejudice, is unethical. Fear-mongering is never in the best interests of the traveler.

More Europeans Traveling Abroad, Even Stronger Numbers Next Year

It’s been a strong year for tourism in Europe with outbound travel surpassing forecasts and destinations posting positive figures, according to a survey by IPK International.

ITB, IPK: Tourism Strong Despite Terror Fears, Safer Destinations a Priority

Travel has not been hindered by fears of terrorism but destination choices have changed, according to a survey by IPK International on behalf of ITB Berlin.