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Chinese village pins hopes on tourism after rice farming banned

Chinese village pins hopes on tourism after rice farming banned

editor editor- October 24, 2011 04:52 0

CHICHENG, Hebei - The old man had no idea just exactly when his ancestors began growing rice in North China's Hebei province. Read More

Foreign tourists banned from Maastricht cannabis coffee-shops

Foreign tourists banned from Maastricht cannabis coffee-shops

editor editor- October 1, 2011 11:33 0

A ban on some foreign tourists has come into force in the cannabis-selling coffee shops of the Dutch border city of Maastricht. Read More

US DOT wants to explicitly ban e-cigarettes on planes

US DOT wants to explicitly ban e-cigarettes on planes

editor editor- September 16, 2011 06:03 0

Puffing on electronic cigarettes is already a no-no on flights, but the government wants there to be no doubt. Read More

Cathay Pacific bans flat-faced dogs

Cathay Pacific bans flat-faced dogs

editor editor- July 19, 2011 07:06 0

Hong Kong – Flat-faced canines can no longer fly Cathay Pacific. And their feline friends need to make other travel plans, too. Read More

Bahamas bans all commercial shark fishing

Bahamas bans all commercial shark fishing

editor editor- July 6, 2011 04:44 0

NASSAU, Bahamas - Sharks in The Bahamas can breathe more easily after the nation's government announced today that all commercial shark fishing in the approximately ... Read More

UK to ban hidden card surcharges for travel tickets

UK to ban hidden card surcharges for travel tickets

editor editor- June 29, 2011 06:03 0

Travel companies have been ordered to end the use of hidden surcharges for passengers paying by card. Read More

Saving Trafalgar Square lions from the tourists

Saving Trafalgar Square lions from the tourists

editor editor- June 20, 2011 06:43 0

For generations, no trip to London has been complete without a photograph posed on top of Trafalgar Square's lions. Read More

Princess bans smoking in staterooms and on balconies

Princess bans smoking in staterooms and on balconies

editor editor- June 17, 2011 04:17 0

Princess Cruises has announced that smoking will no longer be allowed in passenger staterooms or on balconies, effective on all sailings departing after Jan. 15, ... Read More

Foreign tourists to be banned from getting Thai religious tattoos

Foreign tourists to be banned from getting Thai religious tattoos

editor editor- June 3, 2011 05:15 0

Thai culture ministry said that foreign visitors should not be able to get culturally insensitive Buddhist tattoos. Read More

Dutch government: No more dope for tourists

Dutch government: No more dope for tourists

editor editor- May 28, 2011 04:45 0

The government of the Netherlands on Friday said it would start banning visitors from buying cannabis from "coffee shops". Read More

Taal Volcano tourist ban remains

Taal Volcano tourist ban remains

editor editor- April 11, 2011 03:05 0

MANILA, Philippines — Tremors in Taal Volcano slowed down on Sunday, but the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said it was not yet ... Read More

Natives ban tourists from Amazon village

Natives ban tourists from Amazon village

editor editor- March 28, 2011 03:52 0

Tens of thousands of backpackers are drawn to the area around Nazareth every year, drawn by ecotourism and the chance to see the age-old traditions ... Read More

China closes troubled Tibet to foreigners

China closes troubled Tibet to foreigners

editor editor- March 9, 2011 05:06 0

Chinese authorities have closed the troubled Tibetan region to foreign tourists, travel agents said Monday, ahead of the third anniversary of violent anti-government riots there. Read More

Somali Islamist movement imposes ban on journalists

Somali Islamist movement imposes ban on journalists

editor editor- February 12, 2011 04:41 0

MOGADISHU, Somalia - The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today protests the decision of Islamist movement to ban journalists working for Radio Shabelle, an ... Read More

Russia may ban tourist flights to Egypt

Russia may ban tourist flights to Egypt

editor editor- February 2, 2011 06:22 0

Russian tourism authorities said on Tuesday that they may have to ban tourist flights to Egypt in view of growing political tensions in the popular ... Read More

EU bans all Afghan airlines from European airspace

EU bans all Afghan airlines from European airspace

editor editor- November 24, 2010 05:51 0

BRUSSELS — All Afghan carriers are banned from flying into European airspace, due to the country's poor safety record of its civil aviation oversight system, ... Read More

Malta ratifies global treaty banning sale, prostitution of children

Malta ratifies global treaty banning sale, prostitution of children

editor editor- September 29, 2010 05:45 0

A top United Nations official today hailed Malta’s ratification of a global treaty banning the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography as a ... Read More

Muslim tourists worried about veil ban in France

Muslim tourists worried about veil ban in France

editor editor- September 6, 2010 03:41 0

PARIS — Protests in Pakistan, al-Qaida warnings, skittish Muslim tourists: France's plan to do away with burqa-style veils is already reverberating far beyond its borders. Read More

EU bans 2 Ghanaian carriers from its airspace

EU bans 2 Ghanaian carriers from its airspace

editor editor- September 3, 2010 06:14 0

BRUSSELS — The European Commission said Thursday it has banned one airline from Ghana from flying to Europe and imposed restrictions on a second airline ... Read More

New York bans rental of apartments to tourists

New York bans rental of apartments to tourists

editor editor- August 2, 2010 03:48 0

To the dismay of everyone in the travel industry other than hotel executives, Gov. Read More

Bullfighting banned in northeastern Spain

Bullfighting banned in northeastern Spain

editor editor- July 30, 2010 05:37 0

BARCELONA, Spain – Lawmakers in the region of Catalonia thrust a sword deep into Spain's centuries-old tradition of bullfighting, banning the blood-soaked pageant that has ... Read More

Maastricht ban on foreign drug tourists in coffee shops backed by EU court

Maastricht ban on foreign drug tourists in coffee shops backed by EU court

editor editor- July 20, 2010 05:22 0

Its name may be synonymous with European unity ‑ but increasingly its coffee shops are not. Read More

Fake historic tourism banned in China

Fake historic tourism banned in China

editor editor- July 14, 2010 04:39 0

BEIJING - The Chinese government has banned the use of "negative historical figures or literary works" to boost tourism, a new decree says. Read More

Ban on individual Chinese tourists visiting Taiwan to be lifted

Ban on individual Chinese tourists visiting Taiwan to be lifted

editor editor- July 8, 2010 01:44 0

TAIPEI — Taiwan is likely to lift a ban on visits by individual Chinese tourists, Premier Wu Den-yih said Wednesday in yet another sign of ... Read More

Allergies risk may force airlines to ban peanuts

Allergies risk may force airlines to ban peanuts

editor editor- June 14, 2010 02:06 0

Airlines may soon be forced to ban peanuts on their flights due to passengers who may have a severe allergy. Read More

European cafes, stores ban and fine bikini-clad tourists

European cafes, stores ban and fine bikini-clad tourists

editor editor- June 11, 2010 02:13 0

Bikini-clad sunbathers in some parts of Europe are finding out that life’s not such a beach when they wear skimpy clothes. Read More

US Embassy in Suriname bans staff from using local Blue Wing Airlines

US Embassy in Suriname bans staff from using local Blue Wing Airlines

editor editor- June 8, 2010 07:27 0

PARAMARIBO, Suriname — The U.S. Embassy in Suriname says it is barring staff from flying with the local Blue Wing Airlines due to safety concerns. Read More

Airlines: UK flight bans unjustified and “beyond a joke”

Airlines: UK flight bans unjustified and “beyond a joke”

editor editor- May 17, 2010 09:55 0

Airlines have criticised the latest decision to ban flights at a raft of UK airports because of volcanic ash. Read More

Is Henry VIII banned from United Airlines?

Is Henry VIII banned from United Airlines?

editor editor- May 17, 2010 03:10 0

Did Tudors star Jonathan Rhys Myers get banned from flying on United Airlines? Read More

Official: Maryland state parks booze ban hurting tourism

Official: Maryland state parks booze ban hurting tourism

editor editor- April 27, 2010 04:20 0

The ban on booze in Maryland state parks and forests is apparently having a sobering effect on tourism. Read More

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