Today Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis acknowledged the tourism industry "had concerns" over the new cost for visitors.
Many Western tourists visiting Afghanistan are using social apps to stay with Afghan hosts at no cost.
Ten passengers on an Indonesian flight preparing to take off from Borneo island were injured after another passenger claimed to have a bomb.
A report out of the UK suggests the newly married couple will visit Australia, Fiji and Tonga as well as New Zealand.
A technical issue has seen the Boeing 737-800 stuck on the runway.