Tag: ban

Indian tourism to Nepal drops 50 percent after license plate ban

Indian tourism to Nepal drops 50 percent after license plate ban

editor editor- October 5, 2012 08:09 0

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The CPN-Maoist’s move to ban Indian number plate vehicles from entering Nepal has directly affected tourist arrivals by land. Read More

Czech Republic bans hard liquor after bootleg booze kills 19

Czech Republic bans hard liquor after bootleg booze kills 19

editor editor- September 17, 2012 12:14 0

The sale of hard liquor has been banned in the Czech Republic, after 19 people died and dozens were poisoned by methanol-laced bootleg vodka and ... Read More

India extends tiger tourism ban till September 27

India extends tiger tourism ban till September 27

editor editor- August 30, 2012 09:08 0

NEW DELHI, India - Extending the ban on tourism in core tiger reserve areas till September 27, the Supreme Court today indicated it was not ... Read More

Tourism chiefs: Cornwall NOT “English” tourist destination

Tourism chiefs: Cornwall NOT “English” tourist destination

editor editor- August 9, 2012 06:56 0

Its reputation as a pocket of nationalist rebellion has long formed part of Cornish folklore. Read More

Indian court bans all tourist activities in tiger reserves

Indian court bans all tourist activities in tiger reserves

editor editor- July 26, 2012 06:54 0

Following the Supreme Court ban, the Department of Forests has stopped all tourism activities in the core areas of tiger reserves in Bandipur, Nagarahole, Anshi-Dandeli, ... Read More

Russia and Belarus in airline dispute

Russia and Belarus in airline dispute

editor editor- April 7, 2012 02:05 0

MOSCOW, Russia - Belarusian national airline Belavia said it has been barred from flying to any destination in Russia except Moscow. Read More

Russia may bar its airlines from EU carbon scheme

Russia may bar its airlines from EU carbon scheme

editor editor- February 21, 2012 05:30 0

MOSCOW, Russia - Russian flag carrier Aeroflot said on Monday that Russia may ban its carriers from carbon emission trading in protest against EU law ... Read More

China bans its carriers from EU Emissions Trading Scheme

China bans its carriers from EU Emissions Trading Scheme

editor editor- February 7, 2012 08:53 0

China has "banned" all airlines in the country from joining the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) aimed at cutting carbon emissions. Read More

Government lifts ban on spas in tourist resorts and hotels

Government lifts ban on spas in tourist resorts and hotels

editor editor- January 5, 2012 06:50 0

The government in the Maldives has lifted a nationwide ban on spas and massage parlors, revoking a circular sent by the Tourism Ministry last week ... Read More

Baldwin’s 30 Rock may not fly American Airlines any more

Baldwin’s 30 Rock may not fly American Airlines any more

editor editor- December 13, 2011 04:57 0

It seems that some the airline industry did not find Alec Baldwin's faux-apology on Saturday Night Live so funny after all. Read More

Indian tiger reserves may ban tourists

Indian tiger reserves may ban tourists

editor editor- November 15, 2011 08:40 0

India's Supreme Court is to decide, based on a recent petition, whether to accept proposals to shift tourists to "fringe" or "buffer zones" outside core ... Read More

Hong Kong extends ban on group tours to Bangkok

Hong Kong extends ban on group tours to Bangkok

editor editor- November 1, 2011 07:04 0

Hong Kong has extended a ban on tour groups travelling to Bangkok as serious flooding continued to threaten the Thai capital. Read More

Taiwan bans Chinese tourists from political campaign activities

Taiwan bans Chinese tourists from political campaign activities

editor editor- October 27, 2011 07:57 0

Chinese tourists will not be allowed to engage in campaign activities for the coming presidential and legislative elections, Minister of the Interior Jiang Yi-huah said ... Read More

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

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