Tag: arrests

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 04:16

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections with those involved in the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka ... Read More

Melbourne Gay Night Club shooting kills one, injures three

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 12:55

Melbourne and locals alike find Love Machine nightclub in Prahran to be a popular part of  Melbourne R&B and house music over 3 floors. This flashy gay and mixed nightclub ... Read More

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 13:20

British legal group Detained in Dubai has urged the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to update its UAE travel warnings to UK tourists in an open letter penned by ... Read More

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 08:45

Puerto Princesa is a popular tourist city with many beach resorts and seafood restaurants. It has been acclaimed several times as the cleanest and greenest city in the Philippines.  The ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019 23:41

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be reconsidered due to crime and civil unrest. Some areas have increased ... Read More

Tourism Safety Portugal: Madeleine McCann Disappearance and Netflix Outrageous Revelation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 05:54

How much worse can it get for the Portugal travel and tourism industry? What can a beach destination do to regain a reputation as a safe place for visitors? A vacation ... Read More

Former Seychelles president President Albert Ren passed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:37

Seychelles second and long serving President Albert Rene aged 83 died at Seychelles Hospital during in the early hours of the 27 February. At Seychelles Independence in 1976 Albert Rene ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what the joint resolution by the ... Read More

New terror group blows up car in Northern Ireland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019 18:34

A new terror group by the name "New IRA" is starting with their deadly task. Two men have been arrested today over last nights car bombing in Northern Ireland's Londonderry in ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking the infrastructure of tourism can ... Read More

FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 03:51

A Georgia man, Hasher Jallal Taheb, accused of planning to use an anti-tank rocket and explosives to commit terrorist attacks on the White House and federal buildings in the Washington ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 21:45

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. Americans should exercise increased caution in China due to arbitrary enforcement ... Read More

Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:36

The arrests were made in several cities in the kingdom, bringing to 18 the number of people detained over the double-murder, said Abdelhak Khiam, head of Morocco's central office for judicial investigation. Read More

29 Alitalia baggage handlers arrested for raiding passengers’ suitcases

editor editor- May 4, 2013 02:32

Dozens of baggage handlers working for Italian airline Alitalia have been arrested in an operation to clamp down on suitcase thefts. Read More

Greek police arresting, beating tourists

editor editor- January 11, 2013 10:00

Greek police have stepped up efforts to catch illegal immigrants in recent months, launching a new operation to check the papers of people who look foreign. Read More

Five arrested for attempted fraud at GNTO

editor editor- December 27, 2012 06:26

Five people, including a former executive at Greece’s National Tourism Organization (GNTO), have been arrested after they allegedly attempted to extract cash from the agency using bogus invoices. Read More

Dozens of drug traffickers, airline employees arrested in Puerto Rico bust

editor editor- June 7, 2012 07:15

Federal and local agents conducted raids Wednesday to arrest dozens of alleged drug traffickers and airline employees suspected of smuggling cocaine from Puerto Rico to the continental United States a Read More

TSA screeners busted for drug trafficking

editor editor- April 28, 2012 08:22

Two current and two former TSA employees have been arrested in an alleged drug and bribery scheme by screeners who allowed large shipments of narcotics to pass through security at ... Read More

Mexican visitors go on crime spree to finance UK vacation

editor editor- March 29, 2012 08:11

Six Mexican holidaymakers went on a burglary spree across the UK after they ran out of money on a tour of Premier League football stadiums, a court heard yesterday. Read More

Palestinians attack Jerusalem tourists with stones

editor editor- February 20, 2012 08:59

Israeli police have arrested 18 Palestinians in the grounds of Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque complex after tourists visiting the site under police escort were stoned, police said. Read More

First arrest in Nairobi blast case yields weapons and explosives

editor editor- October 26, 2011 06:43

Kenyan police announced that the first arrest has been made in connection with the dual grenade blasts, that rocked Nairobi two days ago. Read More

Sex tourism in Nepal lands 3 Indians in jail

editor editor- January 10, 2011 03:38

Kathmandu - Nepal's Tourism Year 2011 has claimed the first Indian casualties with police arresting three men for allegedly seeking commercial sex in the capital. Read More

Egypt arrests alleged Israeli spies who plotted to kidnap tourists

editor editor- December 22, 2010 04:36

Egyptian security forces have arrested several people suspected of belonging to an Israeli spy network operating in Egypt. Read More

Hollywood cracks down on phony superheroes

editor editor- June 4, 2010 02:00

Los Angeles, California - Hollywood's superhero community buzzed after Batman's arrest Wednesday, just days after Spiderman, Cat Woman and at least a dozen others were taken into custody by Los ... Read More

18 arrested in NYC airport taxi scam

editor editor- November 27, 2009 03:48

Just in time for the holidays, the authorities said they had arrested 18 people in a crackdown designed to round up unlicensed drivers who scam unsuspecting tourists arriving in New ... Read More

International dragnet led to verdicts in Thai child sex tourism case

editor editor- November 17, 2008 05:27

The international dragnet that led to this week's guilty pleas by two men implicated in a "child sex tourism" case began more than 4,000 miles from Mobile. Read More

Atlanta police make 40 panhandling arrests

editor editor- August 25, 2008 07:50

Atlanta police officers are dressing up just like sightseers who come to Atlanta to wander through Centennial Olympic Park or locals who work in Midtown highrises. Read More

Cape tourist steals from fellow tourist

editor editor- July 7, 2008 03:43

Two knife-wielding muggers shoved a hiker down a rocky incline, demanded "gold" from her four companions, threatened to throw rocks at them and tried to stab their three dogs. Read More

Airline staffer held for ULFA hijack plot

editor editor- February 13, 2008 05:57

GUWAHATI: An Air Deccan employee and a human rights activist were arrested on Monday after an ULFA militant spilled the beans about a plan to hijack a plane from Guwahati ... Read More