Tag: French tourists

Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 08:17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, theme-related travel routes that better distribute visitor flows nationwide. TAT ... Read More

Two bodies recovered during search for French tourists missing off Malta

editor editor- May 8, 2013 05:13

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. Read More

Islamist militants take kidnapped French tourists to Nigeria

editor editor- February 21, 2013 08:49

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

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

editor editor- August 22, 2012 07:43

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. Read More

French tourists fined for stealing books in Christchurch

editor editor- August 14, 2012 10:49

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

Indian police detains French tourists for Maoist ties

editor editor- April 24, 2012 06:28

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

French tourists “viciously killed” in Argentina

editor editor- August 1, 2011 04:34

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

Travel news: Walking through Africa

editor editor- August 13, 2010 06:37

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 ... Read More

Luxury Travel Group aims to draw affluent French tourists to Vietnam

editor editor- August 3, 2010 03:49

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 ... Read More

Thailand welcomes European vintage car rally

editor editor- July 27, 2010 02:56

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

French tourists taking risks overseas may have to pay for their rescue and repatriation

editor editor- July 6, 2010 06:17

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. Read More

French tourists arrested in Brazil

editor editor- December 11, 2009 05:05

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 ... Read More

French tourists welcomed by a police chase in New York

editor editor- June 25, 2009 03:26

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

Bus crash in California kills 5 French tourists

editor editor- April 29, 2009 15:28

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 ... Read More

Britain braced for French tourist invasion

editor editor- February 2, 2009 05:32

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

French tourists killed in Egypt road crash

editor editor- January 23, 2009 05:47

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 ... Read More

French tourists call English pub in rescue plea

editor editor- January 12, 2009 04:49

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 ... Read More

French tourists killed in Peru plane crash

editor editor- April 11, 2008 03:48

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 ... Read More

France offers some first-class advice about French tourists

editor editor- April 10, 2008 03:10

"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 ... Read More

Ethiopia says stops kidnap of 28 French tourists

editor editor- February 21, 2008 02:24

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 ... Read More

Monk arrested for molesting child tourist

editor editor- January 1, 2008 13:47

(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. Read More