The HBO series 'Chernobyl' has reignited interest among tourists to visit Pripyat, but growing up in the disaster's shadow has made us wary.
In Ghana, backpackers often don't feel safe. Upgrading technology can solve this problem.
You might think it morbid, but people have many reasons for visiting the sites of battles and disasters.
In our world of pervasive consumerism, libraries continue to be founded on humanism. Their core purpose as accessible places is vital – yet they are also now popular tourist destinations.
The future of tourism depends on ensuring visitors do not wear out their welcome. Giving locals more of a say in tourism can help ensure they share in the benefits and minimise the costs.
Backpacking is growing and West African countries such as Ghana need to actively attract them.
Bad tourists are causing a global backlash, with consequences for the entire industry.
Wild animals don't mind humans in their habitats, so long as they make as little noise as possible.
Intense and extensive changes mean that the Serengeti-Mara area's wildlife has an unsure future.
Been on a tropical holiday? You might have brought home more than just a new sarong and extra colour in your cheeks – perhaps a mosquito that spreads dengue, or another known as 'the BBQ stopper'.
Kenya needs a national strategic environmental assessment which focuses on the use of sand for large scale construction.
Wildlife tourism is a million dollar industry, but do we know enough about how wildlife feel about tourists in their habitat?
Airbnb has been criticised for contributing to housing problems in cities across Europe – but history shows there could be a way forward.
Around Australia, and the world, national parks are under threat from the curious paradox of luxury ecotourism.
Uganda's tourism ministry has launched a beauty pageant to use local women to attract tourists.
As the mid-winter break draws crowds to beaches, tourists may be wondering if their sunscreen is toxic to coral reefs.
Virtual reality can be more than a mirror that gives you a realistic simulation of the current world: it can bring the past into the present.
Can tourism ever be sustainable? Only if operators and consumers start looking beyond the idyllic postcard images and take undesirable consequences of tourism into account.
Before democracy South Africa's mining sector prioritised profits over the people and environment. Not much has changed.
Other industries plan for the future, but the tourism industry is acting as if responses to climate change will leave it untouched.