Tag: crack down

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019 22:16

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for the Republic of Ghana. This was in response to a ... Read More

‘Public security’: Sri Lanka’s state of emergency extended for another month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 22:40

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday extended the state of emergency by another month. The measure was imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday Islamist bombings that killed 258 people. ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 18:25

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it removes Israeli-owned rentals in the controversial West Bank. Airbnb is ... Read More

EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 15:40

The European Union is set to urge member states on Wednesday to crack down on schemes to grant “golden visas” to foreign investors, warning they bring corruption and money laundering ... Read More

UK cracks down on “health tourism” abuses

editor editor- March 20, 2011 06:02

Foreigners who abuse the NHS by coming to the UK for treatment as "health tourists" then leaving without paying the costs are to be banned from returning to Britain. Read More

Costa Rica cracks down on stem cell tourism

editor editor- June 9, 2010 04:43

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Costa Rica is cracking down on an unauthorized stem cell clinic that has attracted hundreds of foreigners seeking relief from degenerative diseases and serious injuries. Read More

Transplant tourism under fire

editor editor- March 26, 2010 07:29

Moves to combat "transplant tourism", in which patients from rich countries pay large sums to have organ transplants in poor ones, are gaining pace, experts have told an international conference. Read More

Philippine military officials ordered to crack down on volcano tourists

editor editor- December 29, 2009 04:06

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines - Philippines authorities, dismayed by tourists venturing into dangerous areas near the restive Mayon Volcano, are cracking down, reports indicate. Read More

Benidorm declares war on unruly British tourists

editor editor- November 25, 2008 04:05

Beaches will be off-bounds between midnight and 7am in a bid to stop drunken couples having sex in the sand after leaving the late night bars and discos. Read More

Greece vows to crack down on crime among tourists

editor editor- August 1, 2008 03:37

ATHENS - Greece vowed to crack down on crime among holidaymakers at its coastal resorts on Thursday, after a young Australian man was left brain dead by a beating from ... Read More

Taxi drivers will be taxi drivers. Even in Bahrain

editor editor- July 28, 2008 04:26

A tourism hotline to catch greedy taxi drivers could be on the way in a month, the GDN has learned. Read More

Party’s over for big limos

editor editor- June 16, 2008 07:38

They're ubiquitous on Britain's streets – and many may be running illegally. But as a crackdown looms, legitimate operators fear they'll be driven out of business. Read More