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African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid ... 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

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, ... Read More

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has spent the ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 ... Read More

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

The fact that a few of the 1,564 Czech Memorial Scrolls were all in one place at the same ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping ... Read More

Foreign tourists jailed for driving over Chile’s famous Atacama Giant

Foreign tourists jailed for driving over Chile’s famous Atacama Giant

Three foreign tourists who traveled by car over the famous Atacama Giant were found guilty of causing irreparable damage ... Read More

JetBlue celebrates Black History Month with poster of cop killer at JFK Airport

JetBlue celebrates Black History Month with poster of cop killer at JFK Airport

JetBlue has apologized for using a poster of Assata Shakur, an activist who was convicted of killing a police ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which ... Read More

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai making a difference in the community

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai making a difference in the community

Green Globe recently recertified Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai after a comprehensive audit was undertaken by the property. Read More

‘Attempted hijacking’: Aeroflot passenger demands to be flown to Afghanistan

‘Attempted hijacking’: Aeroflot passenger demands to be flown to Afghanistan

Russian Aeroflot Flight SU1515 was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger attempted to hijack the aircraft, ... Read More

Execution Tourism: The next trending niche?

Execution Tourism: The next trending niche?

Alcatraz East Crime Museum will capitalize on execution tourism with a Ted Bundy display for the 30th anniversary of the ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro ... Read More

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

Thousands of passengers have been affected by drones flying over the UK's second busiest airport's runways. London's Gatwick Airport's ... Read More

Former Ukraine’s PM gets 7 years in prison for abuse of authority

Former Ukraine’s PM gets 7 years in prison for abuse of authority

A Ukrainian court has found former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko guilty of abuse of authority for signing gas contracts ... Read More

Sex tourist sentenced to 10 years in prison

Sex tourist sentenced to 10 years in prison

TUCSON, Ariz. — A Texas man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty of traveling ... Read More

Canadian sex tourist sentenced to 11 years in prison

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A Canadian man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for committing sex tourism ... Read More

Lancaster Castle prison may turn into tourist attraction

Lancaster Castle prison may turn into tourist attraction

Lancaster Castle prison could close and become a tourist attraction, it has emerged. Read More

3 British Muslims sentenced in trans-Atlantic flights bomb plot

3 British Muslims sentenced in trans-Atlantic flights bomb plot

LONDON — Three British Muslims convicted of participating in a plot to bomb trans-Atlantic airliners have been sentenced to ... Read More

Two British tourists imprisoned for alleged insurance scam

Two British tourists imprisoned for alleged insurance scam

British tourists Shanti Andrews and Rebecca Turner are being held in a Brazilian prison known as "Cell Zero-Zero" on ... Read More

“What a bummer. This was one of Bolivia’s main attractions”

“What a bummer. This was one of Bolivia’s main attractions”

It used to be one of South America's most fabled tourist attractions. Celebrated as unique in the world, San ... Read More

Puerto Rico man sentenced to 105 years for tourist murder

Puerto Rico man sentenced to 105 years for tourist murder

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Puerto Rico judge sentenced the son of a convicted killer to 105 years ... Read More

Hard cell: tourists holiday in Latvian prison

Hard cell: tourists holiday in Latvian prison

A former Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic jail for dissidents in Latvia has reopened as a tourist attraction where visitors ... Read More

Canadian sex tourist gets four years in U.S. prison

Canadian sex tourist gets four years in U.S. prison

A 34-year-old would-be sex tourist from Saskatchewan was sentenced on Friday in an Arizona court to four years in ... Read More

Eco-tourism transforms former prison

Eco-tourism transforms former prison

Once a prison for Vietnamese patriots during French domination, Con Dao National Park is now a top tourist destination. ... Read More