Michael Johnson, the general manager of the Patricia Tourist Office, a hotel reservation service based in Latvia, is one of the first in the travel industry to step forward and say no to tourists holding their stag parties in Latvia.
The American-born Johnson who now lives in Latvias capital city, Riga says the problem is visitors who binge drink and then turn belligerent.
Johnson had one group of Irish businessmen who did 11,000 euros worth of damage to one hotel and another group of British police officers whose fistfights bloodied up one condominium room and frightened other guests.
As a result, hes decided to rescind a deal to allow stag parties and is refusing services to groups of three or more single men.
So far, Johnsons new policy is getting the ire up of one critic in Ireland who e-mailed him and threatened, Watch out who you are calling a hooligan.
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