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7ft alligator on the lose at Spanish resort

Police in Spain are warning tourists to watch out for a 7ft alligator they have dubbed “The Costa Croc”.

Angkor’s temples in danger of being loved too much

The temples of Angkor have stood for as much as 1,000 years.

Two tourists die at Franz Josef Glacier

Two tourists have been swept to their deaths while walking near the Franz Josef Glacier.

Chief Minister: Tourists in no danger in Kashmir Valley

Amid reports of infiltration of militants from across the border into Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said tourists faced no threat in the Valley.

ISME: Nearly 200,000 Ireland’s tourism jobs “under threat”

The Government needs to do more for the tourism industry here or nearly 200,000 jobs could be "under threat", according to ISME (Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association).

Pirate activity reaches new high

A big shift is taking place in the rate of piracy in the Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean and off the east coast of Africa.

United Nations says Galapagos Islands no longer in danger

The Galapagos, comprising 19 islands and a marine reserve, are situated some 1,000 kilometers from the South American continent.

South Africa – should football fans fear for their lives at...

With a multitude of tourists heading to South Africa for the World Cup, a question hangs on many lips: how dangerous is the country?South Africa is a place where a lot of violent crime happens.

Thousands of families evacuated in Rio due to threat of new...

RIO DE JANEIRO -- The threat of new mudslides forced Rio de Janeiro officials to begin removing 2,600 families from at-risk areas Monday and prompted the closure of the trolley ride that leads tourist

Thai anti-government protests could be devastating blow to tourism and economy

Tens of thousands of Thai anti-government protesters occupied central Bangkok this weekend in their latest move to topple the Government, raising fears of a potentially devastating blow to tourism and

UK Foreign Office: South Africa safer for tourists than Spain or...

South Africa is a safer tourist destination for British tourists than Spain, Thailand or even Germany.

Venice threatened by new port

The World Heritage site, built on an island in the centre of a lagoon in North East Italy, is visited by millions of tourists every year eager to float down the Grand Canal in a gondolier.

No danger in Martinique, travel journalists say

A long time French colony, Martinique has surely been having its share of troubles. Currently, protests are being staged because of low salaries and the exceptionally high cost of living.

Andrew Marr warns of threat to Darwin’s Galapagos islands

As early as last summer, before the Darwin commemoration caravan really got rolling, it was clear that this year was going to be one of the busiest ever for tourism in the Galapagos Islands.

Tourists warned about South Island danger spots

Canterbury's tourism body is asking its members to tell visitors of danger spots in a bid to keep them safe.

Tourists proceed with caution

Is it safe to visit the Tijuana region? There is no simple, single answer. Much like travel anywhere in the world, it depends on who you are, where you're going, and what you're doing.

Maritime expert: More pirate attacks on cruise ships to come

The brazen pirate attack this week on a cruise ship in the Gulf of Aden wasn't a fluke, and the cruise industry should brace itself for growing problems in the region, says a leading expert on the top

Croc terrorises north Queensland tourist mecca

A major north Queensland tourist island is demanding compensation from the state government for dumping a croc on its beach.

Warnings target island tourists

Multilingual warnings may be used in an effort to prevent foreign tourists becoming stranded on a notorious tidal causeway in Northumberland.

Tough sell: Touring audacious Afghanistan

Sanjeev Gupta thinks it's about time war-torn Afghanistan had a tourism industry in a peaceful corner of the country.

New dingo grids endangering tourists

Fraser Island's newly installed dingo deterrent grids are a disaster waiting to happen, according to long-time locals upset that two people have now been badly injured after slipping on them.

OZJet denies plane fault endangered passengers

(eTN) - Airline OZJet has denied its passengers were in great danger when they were told to don lifejackets and prepare for a possible crash-landing in the ocean after a wing malfunction over Norfolk Island.The Brisbane to Norfolk Island Boeing 737 flight made two approaches to land at Norfolk Island on Saturday before abandoning the attempt in bad weather and diverting to Noumea.