October 16, 2019Tourism’s role in job creation is often undervalued, despite the fact that tourism generates 10% of jobs globally. Policies are needed to maximise tourism’s potential to create more and better jobs, especially for women and youth.
October 15, 2019TripAdvisor plans to stop selling tickets to destinations that hold whales, dolphins or porpoises for public display, a new policy that will target tourist spots such as SeaWorld parks.
September 17, 2019Travellers heading to the US Virgin Islands may want to rethink what type of sunscreen they pack. The territory recently outlawed sunscreens with ingredients believed to harm coral reefs and other marine life.
September 14, 2019The Amazon’s piranha and anaconda, two popular characters in numerous thriller or horror movies, have catapulted the river to infamy. Most tourists are fearful of these animals and so they are fearful of the Amazon, too.
September 4, 2019Australian artists Gillie and Marc Schattner have unveiled 10 bronze statues of famous women, including Oprah and Jane Goodall, in an NYC installation to counter the lack of gender equality in public art.
September 3, 2019Los Angeles' Dearly Departed museum offers a range of macabre mementos and grisly tours of Hollywood deaths, but none more popular this year than the site of Charles Manson's murder of actress Sharon Tate exactly 50 years ago.
August 24, 2019During Barack Obama’s tenure as President of the United States, he twice took his family including his mother-in-law for a vacation at the 55°S “end of the world” Patagonia National Park. This park has a total area of more than 1,000,000 sq km of wilderness.
August 22, 2019For decades, the curving mural depicting a golden sun has greeted visitors to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. No one seemed to know who had painted the scene adorning the Coliseum’s main archway – or when.
August 21, 2019Students at Kansas City Art Institute interviewed veterans about isolation and loneliness, and then created the portraits which are paired with a scannable QR code to hear each veteran's story.
August 15, 2019What do Christopher Columbus, James Cook and Vasco da Gama have in common? They are all great maritime explorers. And now, you can join this league of extraordinary men – but with a touch of luxury, that is.
French luxury cruise line Ponant has partnered with National Geographic Expeditions to create an extensive range of expedition...
August 10, 2019One of the farthest and most fascinating places Malaysians should aspire to visit are the Galapagos Islands in South America. Of all the extraordinary native animals, the one that stood out were the giant tortoises. The name “galapago”, is an old Spanish word for tortoise.
July 29, 2019If your idea of the perfect place to stay is on the moon or you've always wanted to be an astronaut and explore the unknown in outer space, you might be keen to take a look at these unique accommodations.