Irish travellers in limbo after airport shutdown

Travellers in the Republic of Ireland have been stranded at the airport of Dublin after authorities closed the airport’s entire system.Key points:Irish authorities say the shutdown will not affect air travel in Ireland, but travelers will be stuck at the Dublin Airport for up to four daysThe government says it will provide information about how …

Malaysia Airlines to replace Brazil travel agency with Maldives agency

Malaysia Airlines said on Tuesday that it is replacing its Brazilian travel agency in the Maldives with a Maldives-based agency that specializes in tourism.The announcement came as Brazil’s new president Rodrigo Caputo said the country would work with Maldivian authorities to bring back its popular tourist agency Mavi Travel Agency.Mavi was shut down in 2013 …

How to find travel agents in Thailand

Travel agents in Bangkok and other cities can be tough to find because they are largely unregulated and sometimes operate without licenses.Here are five tips to help you find them.1.Ask the agency name.It is common for travel agents to use the name of the city, or the country of their agency.This is a great way …

How to avoid being a victim of fraud

The Travel Agent Service (TAS) has identified over 100,000 customers who were not aware they had been charged for travel, as the company has been targeted by fraudsters targeting travel agents.The service, which provides agents with travel details and tips on the safest and easiest ways to make travel easy, has received nearly 50,000 calls …