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Robbers loot Berlin’s Stasi museum just days after Dresden jewelry heist

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 2, 2019

German museums apparently are going through a rough patch, when even the infamy of the once-omnipresent and menacing East German ... Read More

Florida casino tourist drugged and robbed

editor editor- October 16, 2019

A tourist playing poker at the Hard Rock Casino in Broward, Florida, was drugged by 2 women, taken back to ... Read More

Daylight robbery: Rome tourists charged €81 for two burgers and three coffees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

Many tourists will certainly steer clear from Vaticano cafe in Rome after a photograph, showing two tourists' bill totaling more ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Brunei hotel boycott growing: Hollywood steps in

editor editor- April 4, 2019

The list of Hollywood stars, musicians, athletes, and now even companies, expanding globally as well, is growing every day in ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be ... Read More

10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

At least 10 people were killed in a school shooting in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state, law enforcement has confirmed. The ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is aware of the recent update to the U.S. Travel Advisory for The ... Read More

US State Department Travel Advisory for Bahamas: What it really means for visitors?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019

The recent travel advisory issued by the U.S. State Department alerting the 6 million US travelers vacationing in the Bahamas ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the ... Read More

Al-Qaeda terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, fatalities reported

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

A hotel and office complex in an upscale area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi were hit by two explosions earlier ... Read More

Belize Travel Advisory level upped: Crime goes unchecked

editor editor- January 7, 2019

Due to high crime, travelers are advised to exercise caution while traveling to the south side of Belize City. Read More

6 killed, 120 injured in Italian nightclub stampede

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018

Six people were killed and 120 clubgoers injured in a stampede at a packed nightclub in Italy. Witnesses say the ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

German visitor attacked, injured in Malaysia

editor editor- June 10, 2013

IPOH, Malaysia - A German tourist, who had just arrived to Malaysia from Singapore, was assaulted by two men who ... Read More

Foreign tourist kidnapped, raped, robbed in Rio de Janeiro

editor editor- April 2, 2013

SAO PAULO, Brazil- A female foreign tourist was kidnapped, raped and robbed on a minibus in Rio de Janeiro, police ... Read More

American tourist robbed and raped in Malaysia

editor editor- March 14, 2013

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - A 25-year-old American tou­rist was robbed and raped by two men after being taken on a ... Read More

British tourist killed by robbers in Honduras

editor editor- January 17, 2013

An Essex businessman has been shot dead on holiday in Honduras after two people tried to steal his camera. Read More

Moroccan tourists robbed in Penang

editor editor- January 5, 2013

GEORGE TOWN, Penang, Malaysia - Three Moroccan tourists who had just arrived at the Penang International Airport here were given ... Read More

Another robbery gone wrong kills tourist in Dar es Salaam

editor editor- September 25, 2012

(eTN) – In spite of regular official denials over the extent of crime in Tanzania’s commercial capital of Dar es ... Read More

Carnival Splendor passengers robbed in Puerto Vallarta

editor editor- February 28, 2012

Twenty-two Carnival Cruise Lines passengers were robbed of valuables and their passports during a shore excursion in the Mexico seaside ... Read More

Robbers kill French tourist in Sharm el-Sheikh

editor editor- January 29, 2012

CAIRO, Egypt - Robbers killed a 42-year-old French tourist at a currency exchange shop in the Egyptian Red Sea resort ... Read More

UK tourist killed, his brother wounded in Venezuela

editor editor- July 20, 2011

Thomas Ossel, from Bedfordshire, was fatally shot in the jaw while his brother Jack was wounded but survived. Read More

Japanese visitor stabbed, hospitalized in Honolulu

editor editor- July 9, 2011

A tourist from Japan is in the hospital after he was stabbed in a residential Honolulu neighborhood. Read More

Maori tourism operators help robbed UK tourists

editor editor- February 7, 2011

Maori tourism operators have pitched in to help British tourists who lost cash and passports in a robbery in Whangarei. Read More

Tourists attacked, robbed in Bermuda hotels

editor editor- October 18, 2010

In two separate attacks on Sunday morning three visitors were robbed in their hotel rooms. Read More

Japanese tourist assaulted and robbed in central Waikiki

editor editor- July 19, 2010

HONOLULU - Honolulu police are looking for two men who robbed and assaulted a 36-year-old Japanese tourist. The assault happened ... Read More

South Africa: Australian tourists robbed by gang of “decent” robbers

editor editor- June 29, 2010

Johannesburg - After four "decent" robbers tied up and robbed Australian tourists on Thursday morning at a luxury resort in ... Read More

Tourists stabbed, robbed in South Africa

editor editor- December 24, 2009

JOHANNESBURG - A Canadian couple hiking in South Africa's Hermanus was stabbed before being robbed, the Western Cape police reported ... Read More

Bahamas increase damage control efforts to save country’s image

editor editor- December 3, 2009

Ministry of Tourism officials have increased their damage control efforts in order to minimise the fallout to the country's number ... Read More

German tourist killed in Guatemala

editor editor- November 9, 2009

GUATEMALA CITY – A 73-year-old German tourist died at a private hospital in this capital after suffering gunshot wounds during ... Read More

American, Russian tourists wounded in Panama resort town

editor editor- November 5, 2009

PANAMA CITY — Panamanian police say they have arrested two teenage boys for allegedly wounding an American and a Russian ... Read More

Two arrested over tourist deaths in Kenya

editor editor- October 26, 2009

Two people have been arrested in Kenya over the death of a married British couple killed on holiday. Read More