Inaugurated in February, the new Arena Porte de La Chapelle, which will be used for gymnastics and badminton, is seen as an opportunity for the area to shed its poor reputation.
Do big sporting events such as the Olympics help boost tourist numbers in the long run? It all depends on where they take place, according to research.
Sergio Perez of Oracle Red Bull Racing, right, and Charles Leclerc of the Scuderia Ferrari team compete in the Las Vegas Grand Prix on Nov. 19, 2023.
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With big events drawing a growing share of of tourism dollars, F1 offers a potential glimpse of the travel industry’s future.
Black travelers want to see the travel industry embrace their full identities.
Black travelers want the tourism industry to recognize their full identity. That will require more than procedural checkboxes and targeted advertising.
Tourists can do a number of things to avoid dangerous encounters with monkeys.
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, a city on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s far east.
Putin is planning to bring a mass tourism industry to Russia’s wild far east.
Neptune Baths in Romania.
Dark tourism allows people to understand tragic events, experience a catharsis of emotions related to the deaths at a site and it can help people heal from collective trauma.
Tourists at the Acropolis, Greece.
The expansion of social media and ubiquity of smartphone cameras has had a major impact on tourists’ behaviour.
Once the immediate crisis in North Queensland has subsided, authorities will need to grapple with how to deal with the ‘new normal’ of extreme weather events. The big question is: are they prepared?
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Experimenting with climate messaging reveals the best ways to inspire individual action. Here’s how to talk about the Great Barrier Reef this summer.
The new government is likely to increase the numbers of workers coming to New Zealand on seasonal work schemes. But the impact on Pacific economies and communities is now too great to be ignored.
If South Africa wants to keep its tourism wheels turning, reliable, renewable energy is key.
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Some work is already being done to enhance the tourism sector’s environmental sustainability.
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Everyone involved in the tourism industry will need to manage risk differently after a court found the landowners of Whakaari/White Island guilty of breaching the Health and Safety at Work Act.
Figure Eight Pools in NSW.
The content on social media platforms doesn’t always portray the locations accurately, setting unrealistic expectations and even luring tourists into trouble.
Gift items for sale in Walnut Creek, Ohio, in May 2023.
Much of the tourism industry that’s sprung up around Amish areas says more about Americans’ own identity than Amish values, a scholar writes.
The Winchester City Mill youth hostel, in 1945.
Youth hostels can play a key role in blurring class lines and connecting travellers to both each other and the places they visit.
A bridge too far?
The lagoon city needs to stem the flow of visitors.
The global tourism industry is rebounding – but cautious Chinese consumers are choosing to stay closer to home.
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Big-spending Chinese tourists once buoyed the global travel industry. But with Chinese economy looking a little shaky, more are staying at home.
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Brisbane was the first Australian city to accept rideshare e-scooters. After some growing pains, residents, visitors and the city itself are enjoying the benefits, a new study finds.
Streets in Ibiza.
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Tourism must be economically, environmentally and socially sustainable. To this end, and given the sector’s weight in the economy, participatory governance in which there is room for all citizens is essential.
New research suggests many families of autistic children are reluctant to travel.