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Antiques shop owner in Dorset bans tourists

An antiques shop owner in Dorset is refusing access to tourists who he says do not buy anything and put off genuine customers.

French tourists fined for stealing books in Christchurch

Two French tourists have admitted stealing nine books and two historic maps worth about $15,000 from a public library in Christchurch.

Christchurch is open for business

Tourists are being summoned back to Christchurch as earthquake recovery workers leave and accommodation becomes available.

Despite rising oil prices, AirAsia X CEO predicts further expansion

BEIJING/BANGKOK (eTN) - Despite – or because of - rising air fares due to spiraling prices in oil markets, AirAsia long-haul subsidiary AirAsia X continues to strongly grow and still expects to furt

Tourism implications of the Christchurch earthquake

(eTN) - Last week Christchurch, despite the slight damage which had been incurred by the September 2010 earthquake, was the ideal English style city of the South Island of New Zealand.

Strong quake causes damage, serious injuries in Christchurch

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – Southern New Zealand city of Christchurch was rocked by a strong, 6.3-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, seriously injuring people and damaging buildings throughout the city.

Earthquake rattles southern New Zealand city of Christchurch

An 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) southwest of Christchurch, New Zealand, according to the U.S.

Christchurch and Canterbury region of New Zealand scores record tourism numbers...

A bumper ski season, early spring weather, and strong destination marketing has seen Canterbury’s tourism sector reach record numbers again in August.

Deputy mayor: Attack on tourists bad for business

An unprovoked attack on a group of tourists in central Christchurch over the weekend could tarnish the city's reputation with tourists, the city's deputy mayor says.Norm Withers said he was "deeply hurt and saddened" to hear about the attack by five men on a group of English and Danish tourists in Cashel Mall at 1am on Saturday.