October 19, 2019Youth-focused Contiki Holidays has four new “conscious travel” packages for Europe 2020. As part of these tours, travellers aged from 18 to 35 will gain fresh perspectives on sustainable tourism while giving back to the communities they visit.
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.
October 11, 2019KLM will reduce its flights from Amsterdam to Brussels from March 2020. Instead, the airline will buy passengers tickets on the Thalys train that covers the same route between Schiphol airport and the Belgian capital.
October 10, 2019Visitors to the Louvre in Paris should have a clearer view of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa after the museum installed a new, more transparent form of bullet-proof glass to protect the world's most famous painting.
October 4, 2019The presence of e-bikes on Alpine trails and mountain paths has become a subject of controversy. Many purists regard the assisted cycling boom as another hi-tech intrusion into the great outdoors.
September 22, 2019In France, an exhibition featuring a tapestry illustrating the events of hit HBO TV show 'Game Of Thrones' has opened in Bayeux, Normandy - just down the road from the museum where its eleventh century inspiration is housed.
September 13, 2019Some tourists seem to have left their brains at home when packing their luggage. Popular travel destinations are so worried about the behaviour of reckless tourists that they’re taking measures to prevent injuries.