Tag: scams

Charles de Gaulle airport rolls out new taxi rules to prevent scams

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018

Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport has announced new taxi rules after an unregistered illegal acb driver charged a Thai tourist ... Read More

Hanoi considering tourism police to protect tourists from street vendors

editor editor- May 23, 2013

HANOI, Vietnam - The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has been asked by its department in Ha Noi to ... Read More

Phuket scammers rip off tourists right at the airport

editor editor- November 29, 2012

PHUKET, Thailand - Scammers are hijacking just-arrived tourists near Phuket International Airport and persuading them to go to different accommodation ... Read More

Foreign Office warns English fans of tourist dangers in SA

editor editor- September 11, 2009

England football fans hoping to travel to the World Cup finals in South Africa have been warned about possible ticket ... Read More

Transport minister orders crackdown on airport scams

editor editor- July 23, 2009

Transport Minister Sohpon Zarun on Wednesday ordered Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) to step up measures at Suvarnabhumi and other ... Read More

Tourist scams at Bangkok airport

editor editor- July 20, 2009

Bangkok's showcase new international airport is no stranger to controversy. Read More

When in Europe…

editor editor- July 12, 2009

Gelato in hand, you're strolling down a street in Italy, when suddenly an attractive woman starts arguing with a street ... Read More

Riga, Latvia: Enter at your own risk

editor editor- September 23, 2008

OTTAWA — The Foreign Affairs Department is warning tourists heading to Latvia to watch out for scam artists operating in ... Read More

Travel scams to avoid

editor editor- August 15, 2008

How to avoid resort fees, ID theft and more Read More

Immigration scams could give bad name to travel industry: agents

editor editor- July 18, 2008

New Delhi - The immigration racket involving 39 fake Indian pilgrims busted in New Zealand and the BBC sting exposing ... Read More

The 14 best travel scams

editor editor- February 4, 2008

From Floridian fraudsters to fake Peruvian police, these are the scoundrels out to scam you - plus, tell us your ... Read More