Category: Socio-economic issues

Mexican tourism boom: Tulum’s locals fight evictions as developers move in

Indigenous people in the tourist hotspot on the Riviera Maya face losing their homes as land is sold for luxury housing

5 Ways Global Tourism Must Rethink Its Influence as an Industry

Recommendations of Dr. Mordecai Ogada on how tourism must “build back better.”

Universities partner to drive youth involvement in sustainable tourism in Africa

African universities and tourism associations have embarked on a partnership with British counterparts to develop youth involvement and innovation in sustainable tourism initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa.

How a vacation to Hawaii can be relaxing for tourists – and harmful to its residents

As it exists now, the powerful tourism industry dictates the lives of Native Hawaiians, often for the worse.

Costa Rica Stands Out in Solidarity Tourism

Costa Rican Network of Accessible Tourism won the "Solidarity Tourism" Award in the Awards for Sustainable and Social Tourism in Ibero-America.

U.S. tourists willing to pay more for locally-sourced foods in Hawaiʻi

Tourists to Hawaiʻi from the continental U.S. are willing to pay more for locally-sourced foods while on vacation.

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