Articles tagged “crime”

Tourism

Minneapolis’s Tourism Campaign Pushes Back Against Ghost Town Narrative

Minneapolis has been working hard to convince its Minnesotans that it's come a long way from its darker days.

Minneapolis’s Tourism Campaign Pushes Back Against Ghost Town Narrative

Tourism

Chicago’s Taylor Swift Concert Was a Tourism Boost. City Hopes There’s More to Come.

Taylor Swift's concert showed Chicago can host large events. But the city's tourism industry is still combatting negative images around public safety.

Chicago’s Taylor Swift Concert Was a Tourism Boost. City Hopes There’s More to Come.

Tourism

Chicago Looks to Drive New Tourism to Overlooked South Side

The $5.5 million grant will obviously help, but Chicago faces a large uphill as it crafts a more inclusive tourism. It's facing historic racial inequalities that continue to keep many neighborhoods down.

Chicago Looks to Drive New Tourism to Overlooked South Side

Hotels

Travel Innovators of Summer 2022

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at the travel industry’s latest innovators, Turkey and Greece’s Aegean squabble, and human trafficking in hotels.

Travel Innovators of Summer 2022

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

Dominican Republic leader asks tourists to ease up on the prostitutes

It's not the worst idea to argue that you shouldn't pay for sex abroad more often than you pay for sex at home. And you don't need a politician to tell you this.

Dominican Republic leader asks tourists to ease up on the prostitutes

Hotels

The next timeshare you purchase may come from an inmate in U.S. federal prison

Considering the reputation of both the hard-sell sales practices as well as how sales agents are treated in the timeshare industry, this arrangement seems like a poor match for everyone involved. Except, of course, the developer.

Airlines

Britain to airlines: Don’t fly NSA leaker Snowden to UK

If only there was a travel app that could help you plan how to flee from one of the more powerful intelligence agencies.

Britain to airlines: Don’t fly NSA leaker Snowden to UK

Tourism

NYC tourists may soon be fined for buying fake luxury goods

Creating a culture intolerant of counterfeit goods will take years to accomplish, especially since vendors already found their way around a similar crackdown in 2008. New York’s reputation may be the main party to suffer when unsuspecting visitors are hit with a heavy fines.

NYC tourists may soon be fined for buying fake luxury goods

Cruises

Cruise industry questioned on timeliness of on-board crime reports

Delayed crime reports is lopped onto a growing list of gripes that politicians and the public have with the cruise industry; however, there’s often no clear authority to report to with ships in a constant limbo between countries, laws, and policies.