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No more bikinis and Speedos at UAE beaches

Tourists are being warned to cover up on certain public beaches in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) or face a fine for showing too much skin.

Italian city to fine lovelorn ‘Romeo and Juliet’ tourists

VERONA, Italy - Lovelorn visitors flock to Verona celebrated by Shakespeare to leave the letters and messages, often using chewing gum to stick them to the brick walls of the courtyard beneath the bal

French tourist centers pass “decency of dress” laws

Perpignan, near the Spanish border, has become the latest city to issue fines to people who refuse to cover up after being approached by the police.

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

Mexico border patrol levies hefty fines for undeclared medication

US Customs and Border Protection officers working pedestrian operations at the Andrade port of entry had a busy weekend intercepting undeclared medication and levying fines in excess of US$14,000 for

Frontier Airlines, ERA Helicopters fined by FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed over $600,000 in fines against a helicopter company and major airline for violating federal regulations.

Airlines warn that they will cancel flights rather than risk big...

At least two airlines are already sending flights back to the gate if they're caught in tarmac delays approaching three hours, the cut-off point for new fines that take effect on April 29.

DOT fines 3 airlines for stranding passengers

WASHINGTON — The government is imposing fines for the first time against airlines for stranding passengers on an airport tarmac, the Department of Transportation said Tuesday.

FAA wants United, US Airways fined $9.2 Million

The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it proposed $9.2 million in civil penalties against United Airlines and US Airways for allegedly operating planes that weren't in compliance with the

Hawaiian Airlines, two others fined by feds

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Monday ordered three airlines, including Hawaiian Airlines, to pay fines for violating consumer regulations.

South Africa tries to halt baboon break-ins

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Baboons seeking snacks are breaking into tourists' cars in South Africa and authorities are threatening to fine visitors who give them food.

American Airlines statement about proposed FAA fines

FORT WORTH, TX (August 14, 2008) - American Airlines issued the following statement about the proposed fines announced today by the FAA: