Tag: prostitution

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

editor editor- November 26, 2019 03:01

Some travelers specifically plan to travel to fulfill their sexual desires. Call it a sexually-indulgent holiday, if you will. They dream of having fun in red light districts and look forward ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019 05:30

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the U.S. Department of State in response to Judge Roselyn Aburili ... Read More

Carlson Wagonlit Travel CEO: Vigilance needed to tackle human trafficking

editor editor- May 28, 2019 22:12

As summer unofficially begins, so will travel across the world. Also on the rise will be human trafficking, a global problem that is being addressed by a recent study of ... Read More

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

editor editor- April 2, 2019 20:01

  Two women recently filed lawsuits against several owners and operators of hotels in Philadelphia, alleging that the hotels had failed to protect them against being victims of sex trafficking. ... Read More

Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 18:35

The mayor of Amsterdam has intensified her crusade to change the city's seedy image, criticizing visitors who flock to its red-light district for treating prostitutes like a tourist attraction. Calling ... Read More

Sexual Exploitation of Children through tourism: ECPAT has a message for the holidays

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 11:15

Revenge porn or sexual extortion are only some of the problem Japan has to deal with when protecting children. Bangkok based ECPAT International is actively working in Japan and 92 ... Read More

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2018 12:27

Tourists rape children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; it's a sad reality of the global travel and tourism industry. Silence ... Read More

Tourism official: Cases of sex tourism in Philippines are isolated

editor editor- September 24, 2011 04:55

MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang yesterday disputed the claim of US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr. Read More

Tourist forced into prostitution in Tel Aviv

editor editor- February 10, 2011 07:55

Tel Aviv police arrested three people on Tuesday on suspicion of kidnapping a 23-year-old tourist and forcing her into a prostitution ring. Read More

Amid budget cuts Dutch taxmen go after prostitutes

editor editor- January 13, 2011 06:25

Amid budget cuts and falling revenues, the Dutch government has warned prostitutes who advertise their wares in the famous windows of Amsterdam's red light district to expect a business-only visit ... Read More

Tourism officials fear AIDS will undermine Bali’s tourist image

editor editor- June 18, 2010 04:18

A leading tourism official said on Wednesday that child prostitution was a major contributor to increasing HIV/AIDS cases in the country’s tourism hot spots, while another official from Bali claimed Read More

Sex tourism thrives in Costa Rica

editor editor- October 15, 2009 09:14

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - The slumping global economy is having a stimulus effect on Costa Rica's famous sex-tourism industry, as a growing number of unemployed women -- from Colombia ... Read More

Mayor cracks down on street prostitution at Barcelona’s tourist spot

editor editor- September 11, 2009 06:13

Spain's prime minister, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, has called on the mayor of Barcelona to clean up street prostitution in his city, where the famous Ramblas boulevard and other emblematic ... Read More

Your land is my land: Vancouver hosts 2010 Olympics

editor editor- February 2, 2009 08:06

The Canadians have done it again! This is the third time the Olympic Games will be held in this country, although it is the first time this British Columbia province ... Read More

Spitzer loved earth and her (sinful) daughters

editor editor- March 19, 2008 11:16

Until he took office as New York governor in January 2007 for a little over a year, Eliot Laurence Spitzer’s pet peeves were environment’s worst enemies. Read More