Tag: assault

Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019 20:52

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a non-competitive regatta of rowing boats that has reached its 45th edition. ... Read More

Ibiza Nightlife Association demands Night Mayor

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019 08:17

Ibiza's Nightlife Association (Ocio de Ibiza) demands the imposition of the “Night Mayor” figure on the Island. Said figure currently exists in almost fifty cities around the world and has ... Read More

Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 00:45

The Swedish government is looking into the possibility of forbidding the use of Norse runes, local media has reported, amid concerns that the ancient symbols have been misappropriated by neo-Nazi ... Read More

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:20

After an Easter of Terror Sri Lanka needs a hug. Easter Monday is the day hugs are pouring in from every corner of the world. "I am a Muslim and ... 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

Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review

editor editor- March 19, 2019 01:42

TripAdvisor is the largest travel site in the world, with 456 million people visiting the site every month to search for accommodation and other hospitality sites ranked according user reviews. ... Read More

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019 01:14

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old regime was back and the country was back to what ... Read More

US State Department Travel Advisory for Bahamas: What it really means for visitors?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 10:48

The recent travel advisory issued by the U.S. State Department alerting the 6 million US travelers vacationing in the Bahamas every year could have a devastating impact on the travel and ... Read More

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 20:22

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation is able to accommodate an expected 62% rise in demand ... Read More

Washington Hospitality Association supports panic buttons for workers’ protection

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 18:30

The safety and security of employees is a top priority for the hospitality industry, which is why the Washington Hospitality Association testified in enthusiastic support of the subject of Senate ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of authorities.  Thanks to steel doors ... Read More

Belize Travel Advisory level upped: Crime goes unchecked

editor editor- January 7, 2019 19:48

Due to high crime, travelers are advised to exercise caution while traveling to the south side of Belize City. Read More

IAG: Final assault on CEO of Norwegian Air?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 4, 2018 14:48

Willie Walsh, CEO of the International Airlines Group (IAG), decided to give the final assault to Norwegian Air Shuttle. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2018 07:13

On May 8th 2018, the Guam Visitors Bureau attended the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Annual Global Convention, the largest expo in LGBT tourism in the world. The ... Read More

Hindu shrine cops beat up US tourist

editor editor- June 25, 2012 08:10

PURI, India - An American tourist was allegedly beaten by Jagannath temple security men while he was trying to climb Jagannath's chariot on the second day of Rath Yatra on ... Read More

Japanese tourist assaulted and robbed in central Waikiki

editor editor- July 19, 2010 03:30

HONOLULU - Honolulu police are looking for two men who robbed and assaulted a 36-year-old Japanese tourist. The assault happened Friday afternoon in central Waikiki at Kuhio and Seaside avenues. Read More

Thai tourism under assault with fresh emergencies

editor editor- April 13, 2009 03:39

BANGKOK — Thailand's battle-hardened tourism sector faces being brought to its knees by two fresh blows -- a state of emergency in the capital and a violent end to a ... Read More

Israeli assault on Gaza kills at least 230, wounds 400

editor editor- December 28, 2008 10:15

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israeli warplanes rained more than 100 tons of bombs on security sites in Hamas-ruled Gaza Saturday and early Sunday, killing at least 230 people in ... Read More

The saga of Israeli “stripper” ends in NZ mental health unit

editor editor- May 30, 2008 04:31

A female Israeli tourist who stripped naked last week after being offended by road workers' wolf-whistles has been admitted to a mental health unit for allegedly assaulting a bar worker. ... Read More

Two arrested for molesting British tourist

editor editor- April 27, 2008 05:29

A 20-year-old British tourist was molested by an autorickshaw driver and another man near Kozhikode in Kerala on Thursday night. Both the men have been arrested and sent to judicial ... Read More

Tourist loses finger in assault

editor editor- March 20, 2008 03:51

A 17-year-old English tourist lost a finger after being attacked in Dublin city centre on St Patrick's Day. The teenager, a pianist, was walking on O'Connell Street at about 2000 ... Read More

Tourists beaten in gang robbery

editor editor- December 31, 2007 09:06

(eTN) - A Canadian tourist was beaten with a baseball bat and his sister was pushed in a robbery in west Belfast. The 25-year-old man was hit on the head ... Read More