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German visitor attacked, injured in Malaysia

IPOH, Malaysia - A German tourist, who had just arrived to Malaysia from Singapore, was assaulted by two men who tried to rob him yesterday morning.

Foreign tourist kidnapped, raped, robbed in Rio de Janeiro

SAO PAULO, Brazil- A female foreign tourist was kidnapped, raped and robbed on a minibus in Rio de Janeiro, police said, highlighting security concerns in the Brazilian city that will host matches in

American tourist robbed and raped in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - A 25-year-old American tou­rist was robbed and raped by two men after being taken on a 80km terror ride in a taxi.

British tourist killed by robbers in Honduras

An Essex businessman has been shot dead on holiday in Honduras after two people tried to steal his camera.

Moroccan tourists robbed in Penang

GEORGE TOWN, Penang, Malaysia - Three Moroccan tourists who had just arrived at the Penang International Airport here were given a horrifying ride when their taxi driver robbed them and left them in a

Another robbery gone wrong kills tourist in Dar es Salaam

(eTN) – In spite of regular official denials over the extent of crime in Tanzania’s commercial capital of Dar es Salaam directly aimed at foreign visitors, another tragic case of a purse snatching

Carnival Splendor passengers robbed in Puerto Vallarta

Twenty-two Carnival Cruise Lines passengers were robbed of valuables and their passports during a shore excursion in the Mexico seaside resort of Puerto Vallarta, cruise officials said late Saturday.

Robbers kill French tourist in Sharm el-Sheikh

CAIRO, Egypt - Robbers killed a 42-year-old French tourist at a currency exchange shop in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Xinhua reported.

UK tourist killed, his brother wounded in Venezuela

Thomas Ossel, from Bedfordshire, was fatally shot in the jaw while his brother Jack was wounded but survived.

Japanese visitor stabbed, hospitalized in Honolulu

A tourist from Japan is in the hospital after he was stabbed in a residential Honolulu neighborhood.

Maori tourism operators help robbed UK tourists

Maori tourism operators have pitched in to help British tourists who lost cash and passports in a robbery in Whangarei.

Tourists attacked, robbed in Bermuda hotels

In two separate attacks on Sunday morning three visitors were robbed in their hotel rooms.

Japanese tourist assaulted and robbed in central Waikiki

HONOLULU - Honolulu police are looking for two men who robbed and assaulted a 36-year-old Japanese tourist.The assault happened Friday afternoon in central Waikiki at Kuhio and Seaside avenues.

South Africa: Australian tourists robbed by gang of “decent” robbers

Johannesburg - After four "decent" robbers tied up and robbed Australian tourists on Thursday morning at a luxury resort in Mpumalanga, they asked their victims if they were "at least enjoying the Soc

Tourists stabbed, robbed in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG - A Canadian couple hiking in South Africa's Hermanus was stabbed before being robbed, the Western Cape police reported on Wednesday.

Bahamas increase damage control efforts to save country’s image

Ministry of Tourism officials have increased their damage control efforts in order to minimise the fallout to the country's number one industry after the recent robbery of 18 cruise passengers in Nass

German tourist killed in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY – A 73-year-old German tourist died at a private hospital in this capital after suffering gunshot wounds during an armed robbery, officials said.

American, Russian tourists wounded in Panama resort town

PANAMA CITY — Panamanian police say they have arrested two teenage boys for allegedly wounding an American and a Russian tourist in a botched robbery attempt.

Two arrested over tourist deaths in Kenya

Two people have been arrested in Kenya over the death of a married British couple killed on holiday.

Petty crimes are seriously tackled in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia’s path to prosperity over the last decade was also accompanied by a rise in street crimes.

Armed bandits raid Amazon cruise ship again

Nine armed bandits bound the hands and feet of the 20 holidaymakers, including Britons, Americans, Australians and Spaniards, on a small cruiser heading up the Ucayali River in the Peruvian Amazon to

Irish tourists robbed at gunpoint

Four Irish tourists travelling in New Zealand have been robbed of their van at gunpoint at a campsite in the north island.

US tourist hacked to death in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY — Robbers armed with machetes hacked a U.S.

Group of 31 tourists robbed at gunpoint

Thirty-one Brazilian and foreign tourists visiting a tropical island off Brazil's northeast coast were robbed at gunpoint over the weekend by three men.The gang sequestered the group for 20 minutes in the restaurant where they were having lunch on the island of Itaparica, off shore from the city of Salvador de Bahia, a spokeswoman for the local tourist police said.

Masked man holds up tourist bus near airport

A GROUP of visiting tourists were harassed on Sunday.The tourists were some of the hundreds that arrived in the country onboard a tourist boat Statendam on Sunday.The group was taken on tour to the historical Bloody Ridge site south of the Henderson airfield but were intercepted on their return. The group encountered a roadblock.

Dutch tourists robbed at gunpoint

Three Dutch tourists were held at gunpoint and robbed by three men as they slept in their campervan near Akaroa, south of Christchurch, at the weekend.Detective Sergeant Ross Tarawhiti, of Hornby police, said the robbery happened about 2am on Sunday, about 15 minutes out of Akaroa.The offenders threw a beer bottle through the front passenger's window.

Tourists beaten in gang robbery

(eTN) - A Canadian tourist was beaten with a baseball bat and his sister was pushed in a robbery in west Belfast. The 25-year-old man was hit on the head with the bat and his sister, 27, was pushed against a wall in the attack at Bearnagh Drive early on Sunday.