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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

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

Ghanaian Tourism Ambassador: Sex is a tourism booster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 00:30

Ghanaian radio and TV presenter, Abeiku Aggrey Santana, who in 2016 was announced as a Tourism Ambassador for Ghana, has stressed the need to encourage and promote sex as a ... Read More

Code of Conduct for Protection of Children a practical tool for tourism

editor editor- November 9, 2012 23:36

Four of the world’s leading tourism companies, together with GIZ and The Code, launched a joint project to combat child sex tourism. Read More

Report: Child sex tourism increasing in Vietnam

editor editor- October 22, 2012 07:55

Sexual abuse of children has been increasing in Vietnam, especially in tourist destinations, but the country's Penal Code lacks a clause directly governing child sex tourism crimes, says a joint ... Read More

Activity International signs Child Protection Code

editor editor- July 14, 2012 05:07

Activity International, one of the largest international exchange organizations in the Netherlands, signed the Child Protection Code on June 5, 2012. Read More

Maldives tourism: Luxury spas are not sex tourism hubs

editor editor- January 3, 2012 04:07

Maldives tourism officials have denied that health spas operate as brothels and have sought legal action to reverse government orders to close spa facilities at luxury resorts. Read More

Gambia Tourism Board issues manual on fighting child sex tourism

editor editor- October 8, 2011 04:05

The Gambia Tourism Board in its commitment to eradicate child sex tourism in Gambia constituted a task force committee for developing a training manual on child sex tourism. 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

US tour operator accused of child sex tourism in Brazil

editor editor- July 13, 2011 07:19

An American fishing tour operator is under a criminal investigation by the US Justice Department, accused of conducting sex tourism in Brazil, according to reports. Read More

Canadian sentenced to 25 years for child sex tourism

editor editor- February 1, 2011 03:42

CALGARY — Convicted sex offender who pleaded guilty to pimping children through a Thailand brothel has been sentenced to 25 years in a U.S. federal court. Read More

Sex tourism in Nepal lands 3 Indians in jail

editor editor- January 10, 2011 03:38

Kathmandu - Nepal's Tourism Year 2011 has claimed the first Indian casualties with police arresting three men for allegedly seeking commercial sex in the capital. Read More

Sex tourist sentenced to 10 years in prison

editor editor- September 2, 2010 03:33

TUCSON, Ariz. — A Texas man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty of traveling to Mexico to have sex with children. Read More

World Cup boosts Cape Town’s sex tourism

editor editor- July 8, 2010 02:07

With a million football fans splurging thousands of dollars during the World Cup, sex tourism in South Africa's number one tourist destination, Cape Town, is at an all time high. Read More

Seattle retiree facing federal sex tourism charges

editor editor- June 24, 2010 04:08

A retiree from Seattle already imprisoned in Thailand is facing federal sex tourism charges on allegations that he bought sex from girls as young as 11. Read More

Australia toughens laws on sex tourism

editor editor- June 9, 2010 04:26

Australia has launched an advertising campaign to accompany tough new laws on sex tourism. Read More

Cape Town Tourism spearheads the Tourism Child Protection Code of Conduct in Cape Town

editor editor- May 20, 2010 05:26

Since its inception in 2004, Cape Town Tourism has proudly, and vocally, forged ahead with its commitment to responsible tourism development in Cape Town and, as a leader in the ... Read More

Three ‘S’ of Senegal tourism: Sun, sea and sex

editor editor- April 30, 2010 06:24

DAKAR, Senegal — Women — often white, European and "of a certain age" — flock solo to Senegal's shores year-round for what one hotel manager called "the three 'S's: sun, ... Read More

Indian court asks government to curb sex tourism

editor editor- January 18, 2010 04:33

In view of the increasing incidences of rape, sexual offences, sexual abuse of children, particularly street-children, the Indian government and the law ministry were urged to redefine rape and includ Read More

Thriving sex tourism cost Costa Rica its place on “World’s Most Ethical Destinations” list

editor editor- January 8, 2010 07:30

When travel magazines and sites come out with top ten “eco” lists they’re usually the top ten places who did a good job marketing themselves as green. Okay, maybe that’s ... Read More

Kenya says molest a child, go to jail!

editor editor- September 23, 2009 10:49

Three people were sentenced to long prison terms in Nairobi last week after being found guilty of child molestation, statutory rape, and subjecting minors to prostitution. Read More

3 Americans indicted on charges of engaging in sex tourism with children abroad

editor editor- September 17, 2009 07:34

LOS ANGELES — Three Americans who were expelled from Cambodia have been formally indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of engaging in sex tourism with children abroad. Read More

Three arrested in sex-tourism operation in Cambodia

editor editor- September 1, 2009 03:32

LOS ANGELES, California - Three men charged with sexually exploiting Cambodian children are being brought back to the United States to face prosecution, the Justice Department announced Monday. Read More

Wrenshall pleads not guity to sex tourism charges

editor editor- August 28, 2009 03:43

NEWARK, N.J. - A Canadian citizen has pleaded not guilty to charges that he arranged trips to Thailand for adults who paid to have sex with children. Read More

A Canadian man faces sex tourism charges in New Jersey

editor editor- July 21, 2009 07:18

NEWARK, N.J. - A Canadian citizen is facing charges in New Jersey that he helped arrange trips to Thailand for adults who paid to have sex with children. Read More

2 convicted in France on sex tourism charges

editor editor- March 13, 2009 02:52

COLMAR, France - A French court has convicted two men for having sex with girls while traveling in southeast Asia and handed them the maximum penalty of seven years in ... Read More

Italians and their “sexcapades” in East Africa

editor editor- January 9, 2009 09:51

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Reports from all over the East African Indian Ocean coastal towns showed that Italians love to have sex with African girls to an extent ... Read More

Canadian citizen held on US charges of sex tourism

editor editor- December 17, 2008 03:33

A Canadian citizen living in Thailand has been arrested in London on U.S. charges of international sex tourism. Read More

UN forum backs harsher penalties for sex tourists

editor editor- December 1, 2008 06:06

SAO PAULO, Brazil — Tourists who go abroad to abuse children should face the prospect of prosecution in their home countries if they are caught having sex with kids in ... Read More

‘They come here they think “I can be whatever I want to be” and that’s how they behave’

editor editor- October 8, 2008 04:25

It's Saturday night at one of Nairobi's trendiest expat clubs. The drinks are flowing, the house music is blaring and couples are either grinding on the dance floor or chatting ... Read More

UK turns blind eye to sex tourism

editor editor- August 18, 2008 04:59

The Government has "turned a blind eye" to sex offenders and paedophiles living in a "twilight zone" of international travel, according to a report. Read More

Sex tourists face UK prosecution over abuse abroad

editor editor- July 11, 2008 03:40

The new legislation, contained in the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, will come into effect from Monday. Read More

Canada a destination for sex tourists, US State Department’s report says

editor editor- June 5, 2008 06:44

Canada must do more to arrest and convict human traffickers who have helped make the country a "sex tourism" destination for American tourists, a U.S. government report released Wednesday suggests. ... Read More

Sex tourism and children

editor editor- May 19, 2008 06:12

Children are innocent, they are also impressionable, they live what they learn. They learn ABCs, phonics, arithmetic, English and other subjects related to their development. They also learn about sex ... Read More

Red flag on sex tourism

editor editor- March 5, 2008 04:05

A major non-profit, community advocacy group is urging Americans to be "seriously concerned about the explosion of HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean". Read More

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