If the tourism minister is worried about the wider social, economic and environmental impacts of visitors, he'd be better off banning cruise ships, not backpackers.
Academics and others concerned with benefitting from peer professional collaboration can use COVID-19 disruptions as an opportunity to improve conferences through smart design.
The tourist traps of Sydney, Melbourne and Queensland have the most to lose. Regional towns and coastal resorts have the most to gain.
Though air travel has boosted presidential campaigns for decades, the 2020 pandemic has underlined the importance of aircraft as the quickest and safest way to campaign.
Citizens of the United States and Canada have both had the exact same information regarding the spread of COVID-19, but their attitudes about flying are very different.
A disaster is looming for remote Canadian communities after Air Canada cancelled 30 regional routes. It threatens the rights of all Canadians to be connected to the national transportation system.
Recycling and turning off the lights are good steps towards a more sustainable society, but they are not nearly as important for the climate as reducing meat consumption, air travel and driving.
The airlines that survive this crisis will have to be strategically creative.
Virgin Australia's cutbacks leave a big question unanswered. Can it ever become a sustainable competitor to Qantas under private equity ownership?
Will the joy and exhilaration of travel return after the COVID-19 pandemic? Yes, but with a new value proposition built around safe and secure travel.
The Swedish 'flight shame' campaign was a runaway success. We asked those it affected how it influenced their travel behaviour.
The scale of the COVID-19 crisis for the global airline industry is unprecedented. But the history of lesser past crises also tells us it will recover.
Our experts look at recovery efforts, how different the post-pandemic world will be, the hunt for a cure for COVID-19, and why we need to mind our mental health.
Aircraft cabins have been germ hotspots since long before this pandemic. More 'microbiology literacy' is needed among the general public for this to improve.
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't just disrupted our lives. It has also challenged the way we forecast the weather.
Any bailout should include conditions that the airline reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
The COVID-19 crisis is an epic disaster for the global travel industry. But we shouldn't try to return to business as usual.
A move towards working from home, less air travel and prudent stimulus spending could flatten emissions growth in the longer term.
Air transportation unquestionably spreads disease. Should airlines be more proactive by requiring proof of vaccination? Two experts reflect on the current and former crises.
Suspending flights and screening passengers is mainly about reassuring us, not keeping us healthy.