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

Suicide Selfie’s

India’s Ministry of Tourism has cordoned off “ selfie danger zones” at popular tourist destinations such as the Taj Mahal along with several others, unbelievably  there have been over fifty deaths related to taking selfies since 2014, it truly is a sad reflection on our self-obsession .

 

Bank Holiday Cancelations

If you’ve booked to travel on Eurostar this coming August Bank Holiday, it likely that strike action will lead to cancelations, you will be notified and offered alternatives, but it is worth checking Eurostar.com before setting off.

 

Exercise Caution

Following last week's bomb attacks in Thailand the Foreign Office is warning travellers to “ Exercise extreme caution avoid public places and follow the advice of local authorities”.