Tag: robbery

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

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

Brunei hotel boycott growing: Hollywood steps in

Brunei hotel boycott growing: Hollywood steps in

editor editor- April 4, 2019 00:49 2

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019 04:12 2

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

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019 23:41 0

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be reconsidered due to crime and civil ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:53 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 20:25 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019 10:48 2

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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 15:29 0

A hotel and office complex in an upscale area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi were hit by two explosions earlier on Tuesday, with live footage ... Read More

Belize Travel Advisory level upped: Crime goes unchecked

Belize Travel Advisory level upped: Crime goes unchecked

editor editor- January 7, 2019 19:48 0

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

6 killed, 120 injured in Italian nightclub stampede

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018 06:20 1

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

German visitor attacked, injured in Malaysia

German visitor attacked, injured in Malaysia

editor editor- June 10, 2013 03:24 0

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

Foreign tourist kidnapped, raped, robbed in Rio de Janeiro

Foreign tourist kidnapped, raped, robbed in Rio de Janeiro

editor editor- April 2, 2013 06:46 0

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

American tourist robbed and raped in Malaysia

American tourist robbed and raped in Malaysia

editor editor- March 14, 2013 09:18 0

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - A 25-year-old American tou­rist was robbed and raped by two men after being taken on a 80km terror ride in a ... Read More

British tourist killed by robbers in Honduras

British tourist killed by robbers in Honduras

editor editor- January 17, 2013 09:40 0

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

Moroccan tourists robbed in Penang

editor editor- January 5, 2013 07:43 0

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

Another robbery gone wrong kills tourist in Dar es Salaam

Another robbery gone wrong kills tourist in Dar es Salaam

editor editor- September 25, 2012 11:05 0

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

Carnival Splendor passengers robbed in Puerto Vallarta

Carnival Splendor passengers robbed in Puerto Vallarta

editor editor- February 28, 2012 12:16 0

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

Robbers kill French tourist in Sharm el-Sheikh

Robbers kill French tourist in Sharm el-Sheikh

editor editor- January 29, 2012 12:45 0

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

UK tourist killed, his brother wounded in Venezuela

UK tourist killed, his brother wounded in Venezuela

editor editor- July 20, 2011 07:33 0

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

Japanese visitor stabbed, hospitalized in Honolulu

editor editor- July 9, 2011 06:39 0

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

Maori tourism operators help robbed UK tourists

editor editor- February 7, 2011 05:47 0

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

Tourists attacked, robbed in Bermuda hotels

editor editor- October 18, 2010 07:34 0

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 03:30 0

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

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

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

editor editor- June 29, 2010 05:45 0

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

Tourists stabbed, robbed in South Africa

Tourists stabbed, robbed in South Africa

editor editor- December 24, 2009 05:25 0

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

Bahamas increase damage control efforts to save country’s image

Bahamas increase damage control efforts to save country’s image

editor editor- December 3, 2009 06:37 0

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

German tourist killed in Guatemala

German tourist killed in Guatemala

editor editor- November 9, 2009 03:05 0

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

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