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Even though online influencers might not be overtly endorsing a product, advertisers will still pay a lot to have something featured, even subtly, in a post.
In recent years, the number of people traveling to sites of death, natural disaster, acts of violence, tragedy and crimes against humanity has dramatically increased. Is it immoral?
A system first deployed in South Africa in the early 20th century continues to influence the way travel is monitored today.
Global travelers are being increasingly asked if they want to pay for local purchases in terms of their home country currency. Here's why you should resist the strong temptation to do so.
International tourism is a booming business, with tourists spending US$1.4 trillion each year. Who's benefiting from this outlay of cash?
Literary and artistic engagements have helped to shape the region into the iconic landscape it is today.
Expecting tourists to pay a little more than locals is defensible – whether in Bruges, Venice or Thailand.
How to eat yourself brighter.
If it came down to buying a trip or a keepsake, which should you choose?
The U.S. is considering expanding a ban it imposed in March on several Middle Eastern countries to all flights from Europe. A close look suggests the meager benefits just aren't worth the high costs.
Turning 18 could be your ticket to a European adventure – literally.
There is usually a historical reason why schools teach certain languages. But as new economies emerge, such languages may no longer be the best ones to learn.
Every year, school districts across the U.S. try to plan out a bus schedule that works for all students while keeping costs and emissions low. Our mathematical models can help.
When you don't need a human to drive a car there are plenty of things you can do with such a vehicle.
Simple steps can lower your risk of bringing home traveller's diarrhoea, respiratory infections and mosquito-borne diseases from your holiday.
Qantas's new non-stop route from Perth to London might be a watershed for travel times between Australia and Europe. But super-long-haul routes won't do much to cut aviation's greenhouse emissions.
The FAA's NextGen system should bring safety and efficiency to American air travel, but its users need to understand it clearly.
Social media is changing the way we travel, with people increasingly eager to visit Instagram-worthy destinations. Has a place's visual appeal become more important than its history and authenticity?
What does the shuttering of traditional roadside motels say about America's relationship with travel and freedom?
Falling revenues and cuts are threatening a crucial lifeline for those living in country areas.