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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.
Destroyed homes and buildings in Lahaina on Aug. 10, 2023, in the aftermath of wildfires on western Maui, Hawaii.
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Wildfires on Maui are a crippling blow to the island’s tourism industry, which generates half of its jobs. But New Orleans and Kauai show that comebacks are possible.
A wildfire burns in Kihei, Hawaii, on Aug. 9, 2023.
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An expert on Puerto Rico’s recovery from Hurricane Maria explains why it’s hard for the US to deliver disaster aid in places like Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
Fires burn in Lahaina, Hawaii, on Aug. 8, 2023.
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Human exposure to wildfires in the US more than doubled in the past two decades. A climate scientist looks at who is at risk and why.
Thandi Galleta of Malawi (right) and Karin Burger of New Zealand in a 2023 World Cup warm up match in Cape Town.
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The world’s largest women’s sporting event is being hosted in Africa for the first time.
A tourist carries a child away from the wildfire on Rhodes.
No one plans a European holiday thinking of fleeing from fire or sheltering from intense heat. But the climate crisis is forcing a reckoning – tourism as we knew it will have to change.
When people see their friends behaving selfishly on holiday, they might assume they can do the same.
A non-fatal crocodile attack on a tourist last week made headlines. But talk of culling is an over-reaction to a fairly isolated incident.
Indonesia’s Mount Merapi spews lava during an eruption on May 23, 2023. Over 250,000 people live nearby.
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For some people, it’s a choice based on cultural beliefs or economic opportunities provided by the volcano. Other times it’s less a choice than the only option.