In Brief, a roundup of the latest national and international travel news

Card reader problems at Hilton Worldwide


The Hilton Worldwide hotel group are recommending that guests who paid by credit card between April and July this year check their statements as it has been discovered that some of the card readers have been infected with phising viruses.


Tourists Stay Away


Despite the majority of the most famous attractions in Paris being open for business in the wake of the awful attacks, it would appear that there is a lot of trepidation for tourists who would normally visiting at this time of year, in fact bookings to the French capitol are down by 50%, this is despite assurances from the French economy minister of a “return to normal”. The situation in Brussels is even worse with two-thirds of booking cancelled.


Don’t break a leg in Italy


Don’t take any unnecessary risks if you intend skiing in Italy this year, as many cash strapped resorts will be charging for any first aid and rescue incidents, the prices vary between resorts.