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British tourist kidnapped in Ukraine, rescued by elite special ops

The man, who has not been identified, was said to be "safe and well" after his ordeal in the industrial city of Dnipropetrovsk in southern Ukraine.

Tourists spend 22 hours trapped up a tree hiding from crocodiles

DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia - Four Dutchmen who spent a terrifying day trapped up a tree hiding from a crocodile finally rescued yesterday - luckily with only bites from mosquitoes and sand

Mallya will not sell prized assets to rescue grounded Kingfisher

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya does not have to do a deal with UK drinks giant Diageo and will not sell prized assets to rescue his grounded Kingfisher airline, he told Reuters at the weekend.

15-year-old tourist rescues lifeguard at Dubai waterpark

DUBAI, UAE - A 15-year-old tourist turned hero when he rescued a lifeguard at Wild Wadi Waterpark who had passed out on duty. Please read this article on :

One tourist drowns, another one rescued off Ajman beach

AJMAN - A 53-year-old tourist drowned while another visitor was rescued by the civil defence yesterday morning off the Ajman beach, an official at Ajman civil defence said.

Body of 13th victim of Costa Concordia disaster found

GIGLIO, Italy - Italian search-and-rescue teams have found another body aboard the partly sunken cruise ship Costa Concordia, civil protection office spokeswoman Francesca Maffini said Sunday.

Tourists trapped in Kruger National Park rescued

As many as 32 tourists who were trapped in South Africa's Kruger National Park after torrential rains and flooding have been rescued, park officials said Thursday.

Tour boat capsizes in Kenya, 30 tourists rescued

Thirty tourists escaped death narrowly after the boat they were riding in capsized off the Kenyatta Public Beach in Mombasa on Christmas Day.

1 tourist dead, 4 rescued in New York helicopter crash

An English woman has died and four other people were rescued after the helicopter they were flying in crashed seconds after take-off.

Tobago tourism stakeholders demand government rescue

Local tourism stakeholders are set to demand more investment from Central Government to launch a sustained destination marketing and branding campaign for Tobago.

Stranded West Bengal tourists rescued

Shimla - More than 100 tourists from West Bengal who were stranded in Kalpa town of Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district since Thursday due to heavy snow have been rescued.

1,500 stranded tourists rescued in Nepal

Nepalese authorities on Saturday rescued 1,500 tourists with the help of helicopters and planes after they were stranded at Lukla, gateway to Mt. Everest, for more than a week.

Travel news: German tourist saved from being buried on Tenerife beach

Spanish firefighters saved a 23-year-old German tourist from being buried alive on a Tenerife beach on Wednesday after a tunnel he built in the sand collapsed.

Holiday makers in Japan rescued from resort

Police helicopters have been sent in to rescue around 300 stranded holiday makers at a Hokkaido resort and residents in northern Japan on Wednesday, August 25, 2010.

Small plane crashes off Bahamas, 6 rescued

NASSAU, Bahamas – Rescuers in boats saved six people, including two children and a pregnant woman, who were found clinging to the wreckage of a small plane that crash landed Monday in waters off the

Airblue crash in Pakistan may be worst in country’s history

More than 150 rescue workers are at the crash site of Airblue’s Airbus 321, which was traveling on July 28, 2010 for a two-hour flight from Karachi to Islamabad.

Aviation news: African airline alliance to rescue losers

(eTN) As Air Tanzania is facing a stiff uphill struggle to survive, with creditors snapping on their heels, private sector airlines gobbling up their former market share, and uncertainty over a strate

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.

Uganda Wildlife Authority excels in mountain rescue of tourist

(eTN) Last week put the Uganda Wildlife Authority’s (UWA) rescue measures to the test, when a foreign tourist suffered a climbing accident when returning from one of the

Stranded British tourists rescued by the luxury cruise liner Celebrity Eclipse

As she sipped champagne at breakfast time in the lavish Moonlight Sonata banqueting suite, Caroline Birtill reflected on how her luck had changed.

Officers of Seychelles People’s Defense Forces honored for hostage rescue

President James Michel, the Commander-in-Chief, has decorated 17 officers of the Topaz with the medal of the Order of Honor of the Seychelles People’s Defense Forces for the heroic action they under

Tourist’s attempt to climb Mt Doom ends in overnight rescue

New Zealand - A Dutch tourist's ambition to climb "Mt Doom" has ended in an overnight rescue from Mt Ngauruhoe in the central North Island .

Seychelles Coast Guard intercepts pirates and rescues crew

The Seychelles has taken full advantage of training and new equipment provided by friendly members of the naval coalition in boosting their Coast Guard’s capabilities.

Tourist trapped on ski lift, burns cash to attract attention

German tourist stuck on a ski lift for six hours in the Austrian Alps saved himself by burning bank notes to attract attention.

Tourist lost in New Zealand texts his family in Greece to...

A tourist lost on Mt Ruapehu on Saturday night used his cellphone to text his family in Greece to guide searchers to him.

Emergency operation to rescue stranded Flyglobespan travelers

Passengers left stranded by the collapse of the airline Flyglobespan are all expected to arrive home by Christmas after the airline industry mounted an emergency operation to repatriate thousands of h

Government rescue report sends JAL shares nearly 12% up

Shares of Japan Airlines surged nearly 12 percent Monday following a report the government is expediting a rescue for the struggling carrier.

France to charge tourists for rescue

French tourists that are thinking about heading off to some of the more risky foreign destinations may be asked to pay the bill if the French government has to come to their rescue.

200 tourists rescued from forest fire

Udhagamandalam - About 200 tourists, who were caught in a forest fire near Coonoor, have been rescued, official sources said on Monday.

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.