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Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information ... Read More

Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Kidnapped from a five-star hotel in Hongkong and appearing in a mainland China prison thereafter. This happened to a ... Read More

Uganda Tourism  Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed

Uganda Tourism Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed

An excited Lily Ajarova, CEO of the Uganda Tourism Board told eTurboNews late afternoon she had very good news. ... Read More

FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda

FBI involved in US tourist kidnapping in Uganda

An American tourist and her Ugandan driver were kidnapped at gunpoint in Uganda's most known national park, Queen Elizabeth ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Developing safety and security for children during travel

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A ... Read More

Tourism Safety Portugal: Madeleine McCann Disappearance and Netflix Outrageous Revelation

Tourism Safety Portugal: Madeleine McCann Disappearance and Netflix Outrageous Revelation

How much worse can it get for the Portugal travel and tourism industry? What can a beach destination do to ... Read More

African pirates attack ship with Russian crew, kidnap six sailors

African pirates attack ship with Russian crew, kidnap six sailors

The pirates attacked the Panama-flagged ship MSC Mandy with a Russian crew off the coast of Benin in West ... Read More

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

A fascinating country to visit is China unless you're Christian and want to celebrate Christmas Chinese style. This may ... Read More

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism ... Read More

Why AIRBNB and UBER may not be a safe way to travel in Costa Rica

Why AIRBNB and UBER may not be a safe way to travel in Costa Rica

Traveling to Costa Rica and staying at an AIRBNB and taking an UBER may not be a safe decision. ... Read More

Polish tourists kidnapped, freed in Lebanon

Polish tourists kidnapped, freed in Lebanon

Two Polish tourists were briefly kidnapped in Lebanon's Beqaa valley on Tuesday but were freed after security forces opened ... Read More

Kidnapped US tourists freed in Yemen

Kidnapped US tourists freed in Yemen

An American couple kidnapped in Yemen have been released, government officials have said. Read More

Tourists attacked, kidnapped in Mauritania

Tourists attacked, kidnapped in Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT — Three Spanish tourists were kidnapped on Sunday in northwestern Mauritania on the road linking the capital Nouakchott ... Read More

Bodies of missing tourists found

Bodies of missing tourists found

The corpses of seven foreign tourists were found in Sa’ada, Yemen Monday. They were part of a group of ... Read More

Pakistan hunts French tourist’s kidnappers

Pakistan hunts French tourist’s kidnappers

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani police hunted Sunday for a French tourist kidnapped in the country's restive southwest but an officer ... Read More

Foreign tourists ‘taken in Yemen’

Foreign tourists ‘taken in Yemen’

Armed tribesman have abducted a couple, believed to be Dutch, in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, security sources say. Read More

Three German nationals kidnapped in Yemen

Three German nationals kidnapped in Yemen

Tribal disputes were blamed for the capture of a United Nations worker and her parents, all German nationals, in ... Read More

Austria says no ransom was paid to free tourists

Austria says no ransom was paid to free tourists

VIENNA, Austria - Austria did not pay a ransom for last week's release of two tourists held for eight ... Read More

Tourists nabbed in Egypt now in Chad

Tourists nabbed in Egypt now in Chad

KHARTOUM - The Sudanese army said it had killed the leader of a group that kidnapped 11 Western tourists ... Read More

Kidnapped tourists taken to Libya

KHARTOUM — Bandits who kidnapped 19 tourists and Egyptians in the desert have moved them from Sudan to Libya, ... Read More

Egypt makes contact with kidnappers over tourists

Egypt makes contact with kidnappers over tourists

Discussions are under way involving Egypt and the abductors of 11 European tourists and eight Egyptians held captive across ... Read More

Tourists ‘abducted’ in Egypt

Tourists ‘abducted’ in Egypt

Up to 15 people, including 11 foreign tourists, have been abducted in Egypt, according to the Italian foreign ministry ... Read More

Somali pirates want $1.4 mln for French tourists

Somali pirates want $1.4 mln for French tourists

NAIROBI - Somali pirates hijacked yet another ship on Wednesday and a maritime group said two French tourists kidnapped ... Read More

Somali pirates ‘kidnap tourists’

Somali pirates ‘kidnap tourists’

Two French citizens and their sailing boat have been seized by pirates off the Somali coast, French officials say. Read More

Vietnamese diplomat, tourists escape captors in Rio

Vietnamese diplomat, tourists escape captors in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO - A Vietnamese diplomat and three Chinese tourists were kidnapped at gunpoint on their way to ... Read More

Kurdish rebels release kidnapped German tourists

Kurdish rebels release kidnapped German tourists

Turkey's foreign ministry says Kurdish rebels have released three German tourists who were kidnapped earlier this month in the ... Read More

PKK says kidnapped tourists well, urges Germany to back Kurds

PKK says kidnapped tourists well, urges Germany to back Kurds

The Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, said the three German tourists it kidnapped last week are well, and urged ... Read More

PKK kidnaps 3 German tourists in east Turkey

PKK kidnaps 3 German tourists in east Turkey

ISTANBUL - Kurdish guerrillas have kidnapped three German tourists on a climbing expedition in eastern Turkey, a local governor ... Read More

‘The Kidnappers Want Ransom for Tourists’ – Puntland Official

‘The Kidnappers Want Ransom for Tourists’ – Puntland Official

A security official with the Somali regional government of Puntland has said that local authorities are taking the case ... Read More