Category: Resilience

Tourism killed Thailand’s most famous bay. Here’s how it was brought back to life

A story of closure and reopening of the Maya Bay, part of the Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park,which became famous after a DiCaprio movie.

Stockholm Instead of Rome? October Instead of July? How Heat Waves Are Changing Tourism in Europe

Shifts in travel patterns are likely to become more common in Europe, a region that climate researchers describe as a “hot spot” for severe summer heat.

UNWTO and WHO To Build Coalition of Health and Tourism Partners

UNWTO will work with the WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) to strengthen ties between tourism and public health in Europe’s smallest states.

How an ex-coalmining town is turning to ecotourism to rebuild its economy

Dante, a Virginia town, is seeking to transform itself into a hub of ecotourism by nurturing the environment around it, and bring some of the natural beauty back to the community.

US visitors wary of Ukraine threaten European travel recovery

Airlines and hoteliers have warned that the conflict in Ukraine is causing high-spending US travellers to hold off visiting Europe, slowing the industry’s long...

25 heritage sites in danger

Threatened by global challenges ranging from climate change to recovery from crisis, the World Monuments Fund has released its bi-annual watch list of important heritage sites in need of preservation.

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