Doom tourism

"It's the other side of the coin of tourism," says Shapiro. "You take a trip to a place, and you're not there. And you don't really get to know...

Mass tourism tourists

In many countries, including the United States, the 1960s and 1970s were a period of rapid growth in the number of urban dwellers. In the late...

Latest trends

The slow-down continued through the remaining year of the recession, which reached its peak in June 2009. Growth in international arrivals from...

Australia sustainable tourism

In the context of a global commercial enterprise, the notion of sustainability has become a rather controversial issue, with some arguing that it...

DNA tourism

Ancestry tourism allows the tourist to use DNA testing to determine their maternal ancestry. After researching and writing about DNA tourism, I...

Space tourism tourist

"It's still more than a decade away, but it's a reasonable expectation," said David Mackie, a space tourism expert at University College London....

Winter tourism

In the 1980s, and especially after the 1990s, winter tourism grew significantly in an attempt to provide an alternative to the summer tourist...

World's top tourism destinations

1. Canada 2. Mexico 3. France 4. Italy 5. United States 6. UK 7. Germany 8. Spain 9. South Korea 10. Germany The following ten...

Middle Ages

The big game of the 19th and 20th centuries, World War I, gave rise to the modern tourism industry. Visitors from all over the world traveled to...

Singapore tourism board medical tourism

Many of these "medical tourists" take advantage of loopholes in the health care system, such as not paying for Medicare or Medicaid, or using a...