THE GREAT BARRIER REEF BLEACHING HARMS AUSTRALIAN TOURISM

Nils Kraus -
If the Great Barrier Reef continues to undergo major bleaching episodes – declining phenomenon of corals – Australian tourism will lose 174,000 foreign tourists and $ 1.19 billion of revenue (approxim...

SCIENCE AND TOURISM EXCHANGE ON THE LARGEST CORAL REEF

Richard Moor -
Every year, more than two million tourists armed with masks and snorkels visit the Great Barrier Reef, which is the largest coral reef in the world. They spend the equivalent of 3.7 billion euros and ...

GREAT BARRIER REEF UNDER THE THREAT OF CORAL BLEACHING

Gary Diskin -
Scientists have warned that El Nino could cause permanent destruction to some parts of the Great Barrier Reef. Coral bleaching has started affecting reefs around the world. This in turn would affect t...

MASS TOURISM ENDANGERS MAYA BAY

One of the most popular destinations in Southeast Asia, Maya Bay, will be closed to the public for a few months, in order to repair the environmental damage caused by irresponsible tourists and mass t...

TOURISM IN MEXICO TO FOCUS ON DOMESTIC TRAVELERS

Richard Moor -
The minister of tourism in Mexico, Enrique de la Madrid Cordero, expects the sector to record positive growth over the coming 5 years. The estimates show that by 2020 the amount of domestic tourists i...
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