The Māori world view provides a viable framework for building a new tourism model that prioritises quality over quantity.
Sharks grow slowly and produce few young compared to bony fishes. In many cases, this means that their populations are fished out faster than can be replenished if not well managed.
Thailand's Buddhist temples, important centers of culture and commerce, rely on donations from international visitors. Because of a steep drop in tourism, these temples have been hit hard.
How does the spirit of Byron Byron endure wave after wave of seekers and lately, Instagram influencers? Sally Breen took a road trip and found a something deeper in the beachy township.
Exploring the history of quarantine hotels reveals ambivalences and inequities that continue to fuel debates over their effectiveness in the era of COVID-19.
Large Canadian cities, usually major tourist destinations, have have experienced drastic declines in tourists and tourism spending while some regional hotspots have been overwhelmed with visitors.
Debt relief would improve Caribbean states' response to global crises.
Misconceptions of rural realities can have serious implications. Better use of data can help avoid this and lead to policies that will help rural communities recover in the post-pandemic.
Quarantine-free travel between Australia and New Zealand will be a make-or-break moment for many tourist operators hit hard by COVID-19.
After lockdowns and bans on flying, tourists will have high expectations and demands.
The government should be explicit about what proportion of the population will need to be vaccinated to warrant border reopening. Australians could then measure progress towards that goal.
A departure tax based on length of stay, not distance travelled, would be a more effective sustainable tourism strategy.
Bike-share programs don't just cater for residents. When tourists use them too, that greatly increases the value the whole community gets from these bikes.
The pandemic has exposed inequalities in society. There is concern that tying freedoms to vaccinations may further disadvantage vulnerable groups.
The Morrison government's tourism assistance package can be fairly criticised for being arbitrary and skewed by political interests.
Global conservation efforts have suffered during the COVID-19 outbreak. It's sadly ironic, because avoiding habitat loss is a cost-effective way to prevent pandemics.
Nearly 800,000 half-price air tickets for travel to and from holiday areas will be provided under a $1.2 billion program to support aviation and tourism.
With the right preparation, specialist destinations can benefit from an expected increase in demand.
Festivals in Ghana are evolving as tourist attractions.
Now is the time to reform the rules for travellers who park up and camp in public spaces. But don't blame freedom campers for all the problems in a community.