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Two bodies recovered during search for French tourists missing off Malta

VALLETTA, Malta — Authorities recovered two bodies Tuesday during a search for five French yachters who went missing off the Mediterranean island, the Maltese government said.

Islamist militants take kidnapped French tourists to Nigeria

YAOUNDE, Cameroon - Kidnappers in Cameroon have taken seven French tourists across the border into neighbouring Nigeria after seizing them on Tuesday.

French tourists given jail terms in Sri Lanka for “insulting religious...

A Sri Lankan court has given suspended jail terms to three French tourists for wounding the religious feelings of Buddhists by taking pictures deemed insulting.

French tourists fined for stealing books in Christchurch

Two French tourists have admitted stealing nine books and two historic maps worth about $15,000 from a public library in Christchurch.

Indian police detains French tourists for Maoist ties

Nine French tourists have been ejected from the eastern Indian state of Bihar for their alleged involvement in Maoist activities, police officials said.

French tourists “viciously killed” in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Police in Argentina are investigating the slaying of two French tourists who were found dead near a hiking trail, authorities said.

Travel news: Walking through Africa

KHARTOUM — From Cape Town to Khartoum, extreme tourists Guillaume and Enora have trekked off the beaten track on foot, surviving on less than two dollars (1.5 euros) a day on a journey that will tak

Luxury Travel Group aims to draw affluent French tourists to Vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam - Luxury Travel Group Ltd (www.luxurytravelvietnam.com) To Show at TOP RESA in Paris from 21 to 24 September 2010, IFTM - Top Resa is the professional show B2B dedicated to the Travel I

Thailand welcomes European vintage car rally

Fifty French tourists begin the Thailand phase of their vintage car rally in the southern province of Songkhla.

French tourists taking risks overseas may have to pay for their...

French tourists who run into trouble after taking unnecessary risks overseas could have to pay for their rescue and repatriation under legislation debated today by MPs in Paris.

French tourists arrested in Brazil

SAO PAULO - Three French tourists arrested in Brazil after an altercation on board a plane "are not doing very well" in poor detention conditions, a consular official said on Thursday.

French tourists welcomed by a police chase in New York

NEW YORK — Five French tourists got a harrowing start to their New York visit: a wild police chase.

Bus crash in California kills 5 French tourists

SOLEDAD, Calif. – Luggage and bodies were left strewn around a central California highway after a bus carrying French tourists overturned on an overpass, killing at least five and injuring dozens.

Britain braced for French tourist invasion

The number of French tourists visiting the UK looks set to almost double this year because of favourable exchange rates.

French tourists killed in Egypt road crash

CAIRO — A French couple holidaying in Egypt was among four people killed when a truck hit their vehicle head-on Thursday on a highway near the Red Sea coast, a security official and the French consu

French tourists call English pub in rescue plea

LONDON - A British pub owner says she got an unusual request — a phone call plea for help from two Frenchmen and a dog stranded on cliffs in southern England.

French tourists killed in Peru plane crash

Lima, Peru - Five French tourists were killed in Peru when their plane crashed while flying over the famous Nazca Lines, pre-Inca depictions of animals that are best seen from the sky, police said.The small plane crashed following an apparent mechanical failure not far from the mysterious, 2,500-year-old lines, around 450 kilometres south of Lima, highway police said.

France offers some first-class advice about French tourists

"French travellers are very sensitive to the quality of service," Interface Tourism President Gael de La Porte du Theil told a tourism seminar in Hanoi."They want good food, good value for money and comfort."They are interested in both relaxation and mostly culture-related activities such as visiting monuments, museums, exhibitions and festivals."

Ethiopia says stops kidnap of 28 French tourists

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia said on Wednesday security forces had stopped soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea abducting 28 French tourists in its remote northern Afar region."An attempt by Eritrean forces to abduct 28 French tourists in the Afar region has been foiled by Ethiopian security forces," a police statement read on state TV said.

Monk arrested for molesting child tourist

(eTN) - A Cambodian monk has been arrested and defrocked for molesting an eight-year-old French girl while she was touring the country's Angkor temples with her family.