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New Zealand cracks down on sale of fake goods to tourists

Two New Zealand companies run by a father and son have been slapped with big fines after selling faked goods that cost little to produce to tourists for thousands of dollars.

Dubai tourism companies face crackdown over human trafficking

Dubai Police Commander-in-Chief Dhahi Khalfan Tamim has called for an inspection campaign against dodgy tourism companies and those he described as ring leaders involved in human trafficking.

Fake Louis Vuitton cost tourist €7 in purchase price and €1,000...

A tourist in Italy who thought she was on to a bargain when she bought a fake Louis Vuitton purse from a beach vendor for €7 (£5.70) has been slapped with a €1,000 fine as part of a draconian sum

Hollywood cracks down on phony superheroes

Los Angeles, California - Hollywood's superhero community buzzed after Batman's arrest Wednesday, just days after Spiderman, Cat Woman and at least a dozen others were taken into custody by Los Angele

Security crackdown to hit UK airports

The most significant changes to British airport security since 2006 will see increased pat-down searches, more sniffer dogs in terminals and a step-up in hand luggage inspections after the government

Environment Agency to crackdown on ‘waste tourists’

This year the Environment Agency have arrested 12 people in connection with the illegal export of waste, compared to just one last year.

EU regulators vow lost baggage crackdown on airports, carriers

European Union regulators vowed to seek tougher oversight of airlines and airports for lost luggage as part of a campaign to bolster passenger rights.

China crackdown for Tibet anniversary: Dalai Lama

BYLAKUPPE, India — The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, warned Tuesday of a Chinese crackdown in Tibet ahead of next month's highly sensitive 50th anniversary of a failed uprising against B

Low-end operators tarnishing industry

Authorities are launching a crackdown on dodgy tourism operators who are tarnishing New Zealand's international reputation.