Australian and New Zealand demand for seasonal workers is having a major impact on Pacific nations’ economies. It will be a hard cycle to break.
Mountain systems are sensitive to climate change. Loss of snow and ice sets off effects which have wide ranging consequences.
Our research into tourism tropes shows how advertising campaigns in Pacific nations recycle some troubling stereotypes.
Africa’s designated protected areas don’t handle shocks well - South Africa’s wildlife ranches offer lessons in resilience.
Political and social instability in the country, as seen in frequent mass protests and xenophobia, threaten the flow of African tourists.
Following the crucifixion of Jesus, it was common for pilgrims to collect dirt and pebbles from Holy Land sites.
They come and go, hoping to attract locals and tourists but are pop-up attractions any good?
Local communities and national authorities are working to develop sustainable tourism in Colombia’s Chiribiquete National Natural Park, a Unesco World Heritage Site since 2018.
The era of hosting mega-sport events because they increase tourism may be over.
Fiji is open for tourists but visitors need to be careful not to add extra strain to the country’s already struggling health system.
The four-day, non-stop dance party has been banned and unbanned twice in four years.
Locals usually see tourists as a way to boost the economy. But at a certain point, resentment starts to build.
Resorts around the world are looking to attract travellers from other countries to replace Russian travellers.
A major fertiliser plant is set to be constructed in the Pilbara, potentially impacting as many as 20 ancient rock art sites.
Cruise liners are back and demand is reportedly strong. But given their environmental impact and relatively low economic benefit, how sustainable is this kind of tourism?
How might the metaverse take over tourism, a sector which up to now has required physical mobility?
The true cost of marine conservation often falls on vulnerable coastal communities. Can a ‘beneficiary pays’ approach protect both endangered species and the communities dependent on them?
When Pacific Forum economic ministers meet today in Vanuatu, the region’s troubled airline sector should be high on their agenda.
New Zealand has ramped up biosecurity measures due to an Indonesian foot and mouth scare, but the disease can have huge impacts well beyond the agricultural economy.
Ocean equity will be the key for achieving blue economies in Canada and the world