A professor of economics reflects on other outbreaks to get to grips with the likely impacts of Zika.
Images of South African police on social media are part of a carefully scripted performance in which the police service is heavily invested.
Africa has a number of excellent scuba diving sites, but these must be maintained sustainably to keep attracting different divers.
Mauritius' experience proves that making more entertainment offerings available is key to driving tourism for island destinations.
Despite a fearsome reputation, it seems Australia's wildlife doesn't scare away tourists.
Safaris are a major tourist attraction for those travelling to Africa - and visitors are spoiled for choice on the continent.
There are several relatively unknown eco-friendly locations in Africa that adventure-seeking tourists would find delightful.
Africa has some wonderful beaches. A serious traveller should visit at least one of them once in a lifetime.
China needs to do more to manage the balance between conservation and tourism to protect its rich biodiversity.
Tourism is a significant contributor to climate change. But new research suggests that, if we all pitched in, we could decarbonise this global industry for less than the price of an extra checked bag.
A recent decision by the Indonesian Immigration Office is set to present challenges to the widely practiced, and popular, 'visa run' renewal method.
The term 'post-tourist' is commonly used to refer to a new breed of travellers, those who eschew common 'hotspots', immersing themselves in "local culture" for an extended period of time. And yet ...
Tourism is one of Egypt's vital industries. So far, it has also proved to be a resilient one.
Has Airbnb burst the "Disneyland" bubble that has enveloped our historical centres, governing their image and operations for export?
We often think of ecotourism as good for the environment. But it may have some worrying unintended consequences for wild animals.
For decades, canals were an unloved relic of industrial Britain – but people power has brought them back to life.
The motive behind South Africa's new visa regulations is noble. But the implementation needs to be adapted and improved to minimise the negative effect on the country's tourism industry.
Diving in many parts of Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia now costs a little more than it used to – but you might be happy to discover why.
As the world's land-based economies struggle with around 2% GDP growth, the global marine economy – often talked about as "the blue economy" – is a bright light on the horizon.
The Great Southern Reef covers 71,000 square km and contributes more than A$10 billion to Australia's economy each year.