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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

France: Burqa ban to apply to tourists too

France: Burqa ban to apply to tourists too

editor editor- April 23, 2010 06:50 0

PARIS - France's government on Thursday announced it would apply a proposed ban on face-covering Islamic veils to visiting tourists as well as residents, even ... Read More

Traveling to Israel? Leave your iPad at home

Traveling to Israel? Leave your iPad at home

editor editor- April 16, 2010 04:14 0

Israel is banning the import of Apple's iPad, claiming that it's concerned that the device's wireless receivers and transmitters could interfere with other wireless products, ... Read More

UK authority bans Israeli tourist ad that implies that occupied territories part of Israel

UK authority bans Israeli tourist ad that implies that occupied territories part of Israel

editor editor- April 15, 2010 04:22 0

A UK watchdog has banned an Israeli tourism advert showing the Western Wall, saying it is 'misleading'. Read More

Sudanese airlines banned by European Union

Sudanese airlines banned by European Union

editor editor- April 12, 2010 03:13 0

The latest blacklist issued by the European Union (EU) now also includes ALL airlines registered in the Republic of the Sudan, following a damning report ... Read More

Tokyo Tsukiji fish market bans tourists

Tokyo Tsukiji fish market bans tourists

editor editor- April 9, 2010 06:17 0

Visitors to Tokyo will have to avoid the early morning tuna fish auction after complaints from traders their presence was hampering business. Read More

EU revises airline blacklist, bans all airlines from Philippines and Sudan

EU revises airline blacklist, bans all airlines from Philippines and Sudan

editor editor- March 31, 2010 06:35 0

BRUSSELS — The EU says North Korea's state-owned carrier Air Koryo has received a partial exemption from its airline blacklist, while some Iran Air jets ... Read More

United Arab Emirates bans Congo registered aircraft

United Arab Emirates bans Congo registered aircraft

editor editor- March 1, 2010 02:35 0

It was learned that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has issued prohibition orders for their airspace on aircraft registered in the Congo DR, besides also ... Read More

Goa government bans bikinis. From tourist ads for now

Goa government bans bikinis. From tourist ads for now

editor editor- February 1, 2010 05:19 0

PANAJI - The Goa government has clarified that no diktat or guideline has been issued banning bikinis from the beaches. Read More

Tourists to be banned from taking photos at National Archives

Tourists to be banned from taking photos at National Archives

editor editor- January 26, 2010 03:10 0

WASHINGTON - Tourists will soon be banned from taking photographs or video at the National Archives main exhibit hall to help protect the Declaration of ... Read More

US Congressman to reintroduce legislation barring travel from Iran

US Congressman to reintroduce legislation barring travel from Iran

editor editor- January 9, 2010 05:28 0

Congressman J. Gresham Barrett (R-SC/3rd) announced his plans to reintroduce the Stop Terrorists Entry Program Act (STEP) into the House of Representatives, a bill he ... Read More

Lawmakers: Ban laptops in airliner cockpits

Lawmakers: Ban laptops in airliner cockpits

editor editor- November 4, 2009 05:04 0

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are moving to ban the use of computer laptops and other personal electronic devices in airline cockpits to prevent another incident like ... Read More

Obama to lift ban on tourists with HIV

Obama to lift ban on tourists with HIV

editor editor- November 2, 2009 07:01 0

The United States President Barack Obama says he will overturn a 22-year-old law barring foreigners infected with HIV or AIDS from entering the US. Read More

Swiss consider ban on assisted suicide because of “death tourists”

Swiss consider ban on assisted suicide because of “death tourists”

editor editor- October 29, 2009 05:03 0

The Swiss government is considering restricting or even banning organised assisted suicide in an attempt to reduce so-called "death tourism". Read More

Happy hours banned in Spain’s tourist area

Happy hours banned in Spain’s tourist area

editor editor- October 16, 2009 04:15 0

One of Spain's most popular tourist regions has banned "happy hour" drink offers in bars and nightclubs. Read More

Official denies reports that Tibet will be closed to foreign tourists

Official denies reports that Tibet will be closed to foreign tourists

editor editor- September 25, 2009 07:14 0

BEIJING — A Chinese official on Thursday denied reports that Tibet will be closed to foreign visitors over the sensitive Oct. 1 national day period. Read More

Shark tour ban for Oahu passes first reading

Shark tour ban for Oahu passes first reading

editor editor- September 18, 2009 02:45 0

On the long list of why opponents of shark tours don't like them, they say the tours are an affront to Hawaiian culture. Read More

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