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Mexico border patrol levies hefty fines for undeclared medication

Know Before You Go Mexico border patrol levies hefty fines for undeclared medication

US Customs and Border Protection officers working pedestrian operations at the Andrade port of entry had a busy weekend intercepting undeclared medication and levying fines in excess of US$14,000 ...

Singapore-Malaysia border is the Asian answer to the Bermuda Triangle

Mysterious Tourism Data Singapore-Malaysia border is the Asian answer to the Bermuda Triangle

Luc Citrinot, eTN

I personally love tourism data provided by countries. And I particularly love data when they can tell whatever you would like to show.

PM Hun Sen orders preparation of legal documents for Preah Vihear case

Border Dispute Between Cambodia And Thailand PM Hun Sen orders preparation of legal documents for Preah Vihear case

According to web media sources in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is preparing legal documents to lodge with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague complaints relating to long-standing border ...

Masai Mara and Serengeti border issue emerges again

Future Tourism Cooperation Masai Mara and Serengeti border issue emerges again

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

Reports from Tanzania have once again latched on to comments made by Kenyan tourism minister Najib Balala, apparently during a brief holiday in Zanzibar, about the controversial issue of the ...

Big Gulf tourism center planned in Mexico

Mexico Big Gulf tourism center planned in Mexico

Mexico is planning a big new tourism center near the U.S. border along the Gulf of Mexico.

The number of tourists traveling between the United States and Canada declined

US-Canada Crossing The number of tourists traveling between the United States and Canada declined

NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario - The number of people traveling between the United States and Canada dropped from May to June, a tourism official said Sunday in Niagara Falls, Ont.

Canadians decry passport rules

Canada Canadians decry passport rules

As travellers prepare to face tougher passport rules tomorrow, southern Alberta border towns fear a slowdown in traffic could leave an economic chill.

New technology helps travelers cross US-Canadian border faster

Using New Embedded Travel Documents New technology helps travelers cross US-Canadian border faster

eTN Staff Writer

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has posted a video on its Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) web site (

Border passport rule kicks in Monday

Border Passport Rule Border passport rule kicks in Monday

It's always been a bit of a misnomer – the "world's longest undefended border" is actually pretty well defended.

US Customs will be flexible with June 1 travel documents for US and Canadian citizens

Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative US Customs will be flexible with June 1 travel documents for US and Canadian citizens

eTN Staff Writer

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) assured US and Canadian citizens today that, if otherwise admissible, they will be able to re-enter the United States when the Western Hemisphere Travel ...

China reopens border with North Korea to tourists

China China reopens border with North Korea to tourists

AP

BEIJING — China has reopened its land border to tourists traveling to North Korea after a three-year break, with a group of 71 tourists visiting the isolated country, state media reported ...

New Mexico Richardson signs bill creating bi-national commission

bizjournals.com

Gov. Bill Richardson has signed legislation creating a bi-national entity with the Mexican state of Sonora.

Mali says Tuareg rebels abduct group of tourists

Mali Mali says Tuareg rebels abduct group of tourists

uk.reuters.com

BAMAKO - Tuareg rebels in eastern Mali abducted a group of European tourists on Thursday, a senior Malian military officer said.

Over 100 Fuel Tankers Stuck At The Border Fuel shortage hits Kampala again

Wolfgang H. Thome

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - While over 100 fuel tankers are reportedly stuck at the border as a result of a driver's strike and the alleged snail's-pace clearance by customs, Kampala and other urban ...

US and UK border agencies agree to exchange critical passenger information to protect borders

Opening Lines Of Communication US and UK border agencies agree to exchange critical passenger information to protect borders

eTN

WASHINGTON, DC – US Customs and Border Protection signed a joint agreement today in Washington, DC with the United Kingdom Border Agency to strengthen their country's borders by sharing ...

$330K to send tourist with TB home

New Zealand: TB Or Not TB? $330K to send tourist with TB home

stuff.co.nz

The Immigration Service says it's impractical to undertake the screening of short-term tourists which would have stopped a tourist entering New Zealand with an infectious illness.

Serbia is stopping tourists at border

Serbia Serbia is stopping tourists at border

Dozens of Dutch tourists are being stopped at the Serbian border, says the Dutch vehicle insurer's bureau.

US and UK border agencies agree to expedite travel

Pilot Program To Facilitate Travel Between The Two Nations US and UK border agencies agree to expedite travel

eTN

WASHINGTON, DC – US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) signed a joint agreement today with the government of the United Kingdom to develop a bilateral pilot program to facilitate travel between ...

Croatia bans tourists from bringing own food

Croatia Croatia bans tourists from bringing own food

ZAGREB - Croatia has banned foreign tourists from bringing their own meat and dairy products into the country in order to meet EU rules on food safety.

Gordan Jerbic, head of the veterinary ...

While firearms seized at border on rise, majority of guns caught from vacationers, not smugglers

Border Guns For Tourists While firearms seized at border on rise, majority of guns caught from vacationers, not smugglers

The cache of firearms seized by Canadian border guards swelled by 30% in 2007, but the vast majority of gun runners were unwitting American tourists, not gangsters or criminal smugglers.

 Ninth Circuit Court rules that border cops may search laptops without even reasonable suspicion

Travel Execs On Laptop Ruling Ninth Circuit Court rules that border cops may search laptops without even reasonable suspicion

The statement from the Association of Corporate Travel Executives regarding the Ninth Circuit decision that border cops may search laptops without even reasonable suspicion:

Weak dollar sends Canadian tourists flocking to U.S. border towns

Loonie's Wings Over US Weak dollar sends Canadian tourists flocking to U.S. border towns

The weakening of the U.S. dollar has provided a boom for three cities’ economies on the U.S./Canada border, especially in tourism.

For two rust-belt cities - Buffalo, N.Y., and Detroit - ...

Israel-Palestine Tourism Sound Off: Letter from Palestine

eTN Staff writer

Rami Kassis typically does what most Palestinians do when being blind to the PA's internal problems - blame Israel.

Is it Israel's fault that the Palestinians voted for Hamas which began a ...

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