Articles tagged “crime”

Online Travel

Ransomware Attacks on Travel Companies Spread, Sparking Complacency Fears

The travel sector should pledge to never pay ransoms to hackers. But it either can't or won't. So the ransom payments will go on, helping to fund the criminal development of evermore spectacular attacks.

Ransomware Attacks on Travel Companies Spread, Sparking Complacency Fears

Tourism

Panama City Is Desperate to Improve Its Reputation as a Spring Break Disaster

We're pretty sure that 11 months of disinfectants can't clean up the mess of one spring break.

Panama City Is Desperate to Improve Its Reputation as a Spring Break Disaster

Tourism

New Orleans Could Impose French Quarter Security Tax

New Orleans Could Impose French Quarter Security Tax

Tourism

Portugal’s Coveted Golden Visa Program Under Scrutiny After Corruption Claims

Offering EU residency for the price of a very nice vacation home has always appealed to us. Unfortunately it appealed too much to the weaker instincts of politicians.

Portugal’s Coveted Golden Visa Program Under Scrutiny After Corruption Claims

Airlines

Korean Air Nut Rage Executive Will Go to Prison for One Year

Now that's a long layover.

Korean Air Nut Rage Executive Will Go to Prison for One Year

Airlines

Thieves Targeted American Air and United’s Loyalty Programs

Miles and points are worth something, indeed.

Thieves Targeted American Air and United’s Loyalty Programs

Rental Cars

Law Enforcement Tells Uber Passengers to Be Vigilant Following Sexual Assaults

To all the startups who think that regulation is nothing but bad, here's a reminder why being cheap or careless about background checks is always a bad idea.

Law Enforcement Tells Uber Passengers to Be Vigilant Following Sexual Assaults

Rental Cars

Uber Driver in India Faces Rape Charges Against Passenger

When your company is built not just on a quality service but on massive hype and promise, actions like this will naturally rise to the top of the newsfeed. Uber has a responsibly to be more proactive than reactive.

Uber Driver in India Faces Rape Charges Against Passenger

Airlines

Police Target Online Travel Site Scammers in Global Crackdown

Mix stolen credit cars and valuable airline tickets and you have a pretty good criminal ring.

Police Target Online Travel Site Scammers in Global Crackdown

Tourism

Times Square’s Costumed Characters Keep Getting Arrested

Times Square really is everything that's most disliked about tourism while loved by thousands of people a day at the same time.

Times Square’s Costumed Characters Keep Getting Arrested