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Responsible Travel launches documentary as overtourism hits critical point

At the start of another tense summer between local people and holidaymakers, and weeks after The Wall Street Journal described tourism as "generating a...

The pressure is on

After years of pursuing growth by the numbers, the global travel industry is finally getting a grip of the problems that mass tourism brings. Industry leaders tell Xinyi Liang-Pholsena why the sector needs to act now

Travel industry urgently needs to tackle overtourism, disaster resilience

Industry speakers at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) joint debate last week outlined several key challenges...

Reminders in boom times

The surge in visitor arrivals into the country is coming as an urgent call to preserve the very things that endear Vietnam to both its residents and guests.

Uluru climbing ban a step in the right direction, tour operators...

A ban on climbing one of Australia's iconic tourism sites has been accepted as a necessary decision by local tour operators, with some calling...

Mammoth hotel project sparks fears of further strain to Boracay

A 1,001-key hotel being built in Boracay – set to become the country’s biggest – is creating some unease within the trade about potential...

WTTC’s first lady

As the first woman to helm WTTC, Gloria Guevara Manzo is aiming to smash the glass ceiling for women in travel, aside from confronting tourism’s other pressing issues.

Next 50 years of ASEAN tourism

What’s needed is the reverse: convincing governments of the need to protect their country from tourism...

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