BOTSWANA: FIVE-YEAR BAN ON ELEPHANT HUNTING IS OVER

Nik Fes -
After a five-year ban, elephant hunting resumed in Botswana. The country, home to Africa’s largest elephant population, lifted its moratorium on May 22nd. A measure to satisfy farmers, for whom the gr...

AFRICAN HIGHLIGHTS LURE MORE CHINESE TOURISTS

Andrew J. Wein -
In recent years, Africa has become one of the popular destinations among Chinese tourists. For many Chinese, Africa is an isolated and idealistic place, and the trip to Africa is like a pilgrimage in ...

AFRICA: TOURISM PROFESSIONALS WORRIED ABOUT POACHING

Theodore Slate -
In Africa, the fight against poaching is increasingly at the heart of the concerns of tourism professionals. But poaching, particularly against rhinos and elephants, remains high....

SUSTAINABILITY NEEDED TO ACHIEVE THE TOURISM GOAL OF SLOVENIA

Andrew J. Wein -
For many years, Slovenia has worked to increase its tourism numbers and reported new records every year. However, lately the arrivals slowed down and the tourism goal set by the authorities is threate...

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...