BIODIVERSITY AND TOURISM DEPEND ON EACH OTHER

Tomas Haupt -
May 22 is celebrated as the International Day of Biodiversity and this year it is the first time that Donald Trump has experienced the day as US president. He is known not to be fan of environmental p...

COSTA RICA BANS SPORT HUNTING TOURISM TO PROTECT ENDANGERED SPECIES

Cecilia Garland -
By law, 25% of Costa Rican territory is considered a protected area and a new reform of the environmental legislation will forbid tourists from traveling to the country to practice hunting tourism....

ONLY 11% OF TOURISM REVENUE STAYS IN THE AMAZON

Daniel A. Tanner -
A recent analysis by the National University of Colombia focusing on Amazon tourism revenue showed that the greatest percentage of travel expenditure goes to air transportation – operated by Brazilian...

TOURISM THREATENS THE CORALS OF THE RED SEA’S TURQUOISE WATERS

Denise Chen -
In the Hurghada resort, Egypt, coral reefs are disappearing as tourism bounces back. The crystal-clear turquoise waters are the home of small pink jellyfish, which surround amateur scuba divers from...

2017 IS THE YEAR OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

Samuel Dorsi -
In December 2015, the UN General Assembly declared that 2017 would be the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. The general idea is to raise awareness about the importance of prom...
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