Closing Uluru to climbers is vital to the preservation, maintenance and on-going development of culture, traditions and knowledge.
The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Board of management has this week announced that tourists will be banned from climbing Uluru from 2019. Sammy Wilson, chairman of the park board, explains why.
Busloads of people rubber-necking their favourite movie location can be a pest, but fan tourism is a growing business.
This highly-stylised slice of the Orient was originally a defence against racism.
More than 1,500 introduced species have been recorded on the Galapagos Islands, and most have arrived since the archipelago's tourism industry was expanded in the 1970s.
As firefighters contain the fires that have been raging since Oct. 8, California's wine industry is assessing the damage and hoping the tourists who fled the ash-filled air return.
Speaking with: Professor Bates Gill on Australia’s changing relationship with China.
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William Isdale speaks with Bates Gill on the importance of Australia's relationship with China and how best to navigate the sometimes complex alliance.
Is Australia undervaluing its most valuable natural asset by only charging $6.50 a day to visit the Great Barrier Reef? And would it help if tourists were asked to pay more?
The former prison, Spike Island, is now one of the world's top 'dark tourism' destinations.
How can we understand each other, especially when stereotypes cloud our view? An ethnographic movie captures a sense of the 'other' in an encounter between Maasai villagers and Dutch tourists.
The interests of future holiday-makers are far from important in times of crisis, but tourism is economically key to these countries.
Northern Ireland has a tourist circuit steeped in death and disaster – is this a good thing?
These lists have been all the rage this summer – but they haven't calmed tensions between visitors and hosts much.
Coffee and sex are both highly marketable commodities. But who would have thought that the capital of one of Latin America's most socially conservative countries would combine them in its cafes?
It's not just the price to you, but how much it costs the destination.
Dallas Rogers speaks with Nicole Gurran about the rise of AirBnb and what the limited data publicly available can tell us about how it's blurring the line between residential property and tourism.
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 series of attacks on popular holiday destinations has authorities concerned.
Good intentions, money and the desire to help are essential ingredients for the orphanage tourism industry. But tourists end up becoming agents in the exploitation of children.
International tourism is a booming business, with tourists spending US$1.4 trillion each year. Who's benefiting from this outlay of cash?