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Is Terrorism Affecting Travel?

Travel
Whether it is the devastating attacks across Paris, or the violent execution of tourists in Sousse, Tunisia, terrorism can definitely have devastating consequences on tourism flows to a country. According to the foreign office, summer holiday favourites such as Spain and Turkey have been given the same terror level as Libya and Somalia. Words: Eireann Beardon, Subeditor: Shannon Cowley Terrorism always aims to instil the kind of fear that will have people change their behaviour. Recently terror groups have been specifically targeting tourist areas, and perhaps changing people's perception of the country as a whole. The pictures below show the countries the foreign office have deemed as unfit for Britons, mainly due to conflict on the ground and a high risk of kidnapping. North and So
UPDATE: EasyJet Cancel All Flights To Sharm El-Sheikh

UPDATE: EasyJet Cancel All Flights To Sharm El-Sheikh

Travel
EasyJet have now cancelled all flights between Sharm El-Sheikh and the U.K. until the 6th January following uncertain safety measures. Words: Grace Faulkner, Subeditor: Eireann Beardon Following the tragedy earlier this year when a Russian passenger plane was blown up by an on board explosive, most airlines had cancelled all flights up until this week, when the restrictions were expected to be lifted. However, amid safety concerns, EasyJet, Monarch, British Airways and travel company Thomson, have suspended flights even further into December and January. EasyJet are allowing passengers with holidays booked to change the destination, receive a full refund or a flight voucher for the future. On their website EasyJet said: "We are sorry for the inconvenience this will obviously ca
Brits Stranded In Sharm El-Sheikh: Updates

Brits Stranded In Sharm El-Sheikh: Updates

Travel
Chaos as holidaymakers continue to struggle for a flight back home in wake of Russian plane crash. Words: Eireann Beardon, Subeditor: Tessa Ross 2:21pm planes could be being refused to enter airspace This Thomas Cook Manchester-Sharm plane has turned around over Albania. Now heading away from Egypt: pic.twitter.com/DCPYUR2dQf — Alistair Bunkall (@AliBunkallSKY) November 6, 2015 2:15pm The Telegraph reporter says more flights leave Sharm for London Some Thomson and Monarch flights going through now but long slow moving lines at #Sharm pic.twitter.com/wFthXI3Cor — Raf Sanchez (@rafsanchez) November 6, 2015 1:37pm live update from EasyJet LIVE on #Periscope: Sharm el Sheik update https://t.co/GdNXESV7Yz — easyJet (@easyJet) November 6, 2015 12:33pm only eight out of the 29 pl
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