Tag: Backpackers

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:25

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. Sexual exploitation and trafficking of children is widespread in many ... Read More

Star struck: Half of world’s star rated hotels located in Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 17:35

Half of the world's star rated hotels are located in Europe. The latest numbers show that there are 402.933 star rated hotels worldwide, of which 204.151 are located in Europe. ... Read More

Older travelers still want adventure

editor editor- March 18, 2019 21:47

While much adventure travel information is aimed at young backpackers, recent research revealed travel is not just the domain of the young with middle-aged Brits still working their way through ... Read More

Australian tourism worried over fall in backpacker numbers

editor editor- August 7, 2012 10:39

Australia's backpacker tourism industry is facing the biggest crisis in its history, with many tour operators struggling to survive following big falls in young travelers. Read More

Backpackers blaze a trail for mainstream tourism to Panama

editor editor- November 19, 2009 06:04

The most adventurous souls are drawn to the wild and unspoiled lush wilderness of Panama's Gulf of Chiriqui, and destinations such as Coiba National Marine Park, a UNESCO World Heritage ... Read More

Tourist trap: Land of sun, surf and sexually transmitted infections

editor editor- October 21, 2009 05:52

It seems that British backpackers could be taking home much more than sunburnt skin and a bag full of souvenirs for Mum. Read More

Backpackers in the UK are poised to tramp around a whole new world

editor editor- November 11, 2008 06:04

They're re-writing their traditional itineraries, replacing them with locations more regularly associated with five- and even seven-star, sheer, unadulterated, luxury lodging. Read More