Tag: Western tourists

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

editor editor- February 16, 2019 02:38

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for Turkey due to terrorism and arbitrary detentions with some areas having ... Read More

Visit North Korea loves British Tourists and it puts a sponsorship behind it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018 07:10

"Visit North Korea is proud to announce the signing of a sponsorship deal with English football team Blyth Spartans FC," says a LinkedIn post by the tour company based in ... Read More

North Korea allows foreigners to use cell phones

editor editor- January 22, 2013 08:21

If you're planning on traveling to North Korea sometime soon - and why wouldn't you be? Read More

Egypt’s Islamists: We do not want to ban tourism

editor editor- December 12, 2011 03:30

Egypt's Islamist parties have moved to reassure tourists that the country is not threatened by religious fanatics. Read More

Tunisia’s Islamists promise no restrictions for tourists

editor editor- November 23, 2011 08:38

Western travelers planning to visit Tunisia in the near future have been reassured that the Islamist Ennahda party, which won the most votes in assembly elections last month, will not ... Read More

Bulgarian “dental tourism” set to grow

editor editor- November 21, 2011 06:40

As cost pressures in the health care systems of rich countries start to bite, an increasing number of western Europeans are traveling east to seek cheaper medical treatment. Read More

Iraq sees first Western tour group since Saddam fell

editor editor- March 20, 2009 03:58

BAGHDAD - Iraq has received its first group of Western tourists since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003, the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said on Thursday. Read More

‘Beat up’ tourists: Islamic cleric

editor editor- March 24, 2008 05:44

Firebrand Islamic cleric Abu Bakar Bashir has called on his young Indonesian followers to attack tourists - including Australians - in a fiery sermon. In the talk given in October ... Read More

A tourist ghetto

editor editor- March 24, 2008 04:47

A tropical paradise of tree-lined golden beaches, seaside restaurants, lush greenery and serenity. This is the happy, smiling face of Goa, the image that attracts people to visit from across ... Read More