The global threat of terrorist attacks continues. Senior attack targets are
symbolic locations. These include government and administrative buildings,
transport infrastructure (especially airplanes, trains, ships), economic and
tourism centers, hotels, markets, religious meeting places, and generally larger crowds. There will be bomb attacks, attacks with firearms, kidnapping and hostage-takings.
The level of terrorist threat is different from country to country. An attack
risk, especially in countries and regions, where repeated terrorist
organizations were active, where terrorists have backing in the local population or where attacks lack of effective security arrangements relatively easily be perpetrated in cheap hotels. Information about terrorist threats can be found in the country-specific safety instructions. These are regularly reviewed and adjusted if necessary at hotels.
The danger, the victim of an attack is to be compared to other risks, the travel abroad bring with them, such as accidents, illness or ordinary crime, relatively low.
The Foreign Office strongly recommends that all travelers a security-aware and situation-oriented behavior. Travelers should make before and during a trip carefully about the conditions in your destination country inform themselves situations ageneses behavior, the local media and suspicious transactions (unattended luggage in airports or train stations, suspicious behavior of persons, etc.) to local police or security authorities.