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Global destinations get WTTC safety nod

Major destinations around the world have been awarded the world’s first global safety and hygiene stamp, launched recently by the WTTC. The endorsements hail from...

TripAdvisor introduces safety filters

TripAdvisor is introducing new features that allow users to more easily view safety information, soon after a resort was accused of extortion in a...

Thailand takes steps to improve transport safety for tourists

The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) is joining hands with state agencies including the Department of Land Transport, Marine Department and Tourism Authority of...

Train derails along popular tourist route in Taiwan

Yesterday afternoon, a train passing through Yilan county in Taiwan's north-east derailed on a coastal route popular with tourists. The Puyuma Express 6432 was carrying...

Thai tourism sector works to soften impact of Phuket boat tragedy

Hopeful that the impact from the Phuket boat accident in July will eventually tide over, Thai tour operators and hotels specialised in the Chinese...

Higher safety standards needed to safeguard Thailand’s tourist image

While Thailand is generally perceived as a safe destination, local tour operators believe that more could be done to improve the safety standards to...

New safety rules for snorkelling in Great Barrier Reef

Following a spate of tourist deaths on the Great Barrier Reef last year, snorkellers identified as “at-risk” will soon be required to wear floatation...

Koh Tao grapples with battered image following tourist deaths

Koh Tao’s destination image has taken a beating after a string of foreign tourist fatalities in recent years raised concerns about safety and security...

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