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Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:35

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is overdue. The study found that South Africa endured one of ... Read More

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:40

Under a state of emergency after a spate of suicide bombings last week, Sri Lanka has imposed a ban on all forms of face coverings. The measure is aimed at ... Read More

Gambling is big business in tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019 02:22

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms of tourism. That’s why casino tourism is such a big ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 20:20

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors claimed to have been chopped from about 400 African elephants. ... 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

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 21:30

A fascinating country to visit is China unless you're Christian and want to celebrate Christmas Chinese style. This may be a dangerous undertaken. Christians all over the world are getting ... 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

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a constant situation. "Zimbabwe is open for ... Read More

New Zealand cracks down on sale of fake goods to tourists

editor editor- April 3, 2013 09:50

Two New Zealand companies run by a father and son have been slapped with big fines after selling faked goods that cost little to produce to tourists for thousands of ... Read More

Dubai tourism companies face crackdown over human trafficking

editor editor- June 22, 2010 03:38

Dubai Police Commander-in-Chief Dhahi Khalfan Tamim has called for an inspection campaign against dodgy tourism companies and those he described as ring leaders involved in human trafficking. Read More

Fake Louis Vuitton cost tourist €7 in purchase price and €1,000 in fines

editor editor- June 8, 2010 08:44

A tourist in Italy who thought she was on to a bargain when she bought a fake Louis Vuitton purse from a beach vendor for €7 (£5.70) has been slapped ... 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

Security crackdown to hit UK airports

editor editor- January 6, 2010 03:57

The most significant changes to British airport security since 2006 will see increased pat-down searches, more sniffer dogs in terminals and a step-up in hand luggage inspections after the government Read More

Environment Agency to crackdown on ‘waste tourists’

editor editor- November 5, 2009 03:47

This year the Environment Agency have arrested 12 people in connection with the illegal export of waste, compared to just one last year. Read More

EU regulators vow lost baggage crackdown on airports, carriers

editor editor- July 29, 2009 04:22

European Union regulators vowed to seek tougher oversight of airlines and airports for lost luggage as part of a campaign to bolster passenger rights. Read More

China crackdown for Tibet anniversary: Dalai Lama

editor editor- February 25, 2009 03:27

BYLAKUPPE, India — The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, warned Tuesday of a Chinese crackdown in Tibet ahead of next month's highly sensitive 50th anniversary of a failed uprising ... Read More

Low-end operators tarnishing industry

editor editor- February 4, 2009 04:25

Authorities are launching a crackdown on dodgy tourism operators who are tarnishing New Zealand's international reputation. Read More