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Going to travel abroad? Here's a tip: Blend. Don't stick out as a tourist because it's like wearing a "Mug me!" sign, travel experts say.
A sharp increase in robberies of Chinese tourists in Paris has prompted calls for the French government to step up security and for shoppers to use credit cards instead of carrying large amounts of ca
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka's police have begun keeping track of foreign tourists to "ensure their own safety", officials announced on Monday.
MUMBAI, India - In the aftermath of multiple incidents involving crimes against tourists in the state and travel advisories issued by multiple countries against India, the Department of Tourism, Gover
PHUKET, Thailand - The chief of police in Phuket, Thailand, has asked for help to reduce the number of serious crimes against visitors in the popular beach resort.
Egypt's tourism minister plans to install live webcams in holiday hotspots to prove the country's industry remains healthy.
Building new wooden tour boats equipped with sleeping cabins will be forbidden starting from May 1, 2013 in an effort to ensure tourists’ safety after some boat sinking accidents in 2011.
BALI, Indonesia - Following terrorist attacks in Solo (Surakarta), Central Java, early last week, Bali is on high alert to assure the world that the island is safe.
The Kenyan tourism sector is at crossroads yet again following insecurity incidents at the Kenyan coast long regarded as the country's bastion of tourism activities.
Laos is reportedly clamping down on illegal drugs and dangerous watersports in Vang Vieng, a popular tourist destination on the Xong River.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - The Tourist Police Force of the Ministry of Public Security (MSP) is preparing its operations plan to increase tourist safety in all their locations during the coming high seas
Tourism Minister Najib Balala is expected to market Kenya as a safe tourist destination at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) conference in Geonjiu City, South Korea.