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From Paphos to Zagreb: Technology is helping visitors see ancient cities through a new lens

Smart cities are redefining tourism. Two years of pandemic-related travel restrictions changed the way we experience the world.

UNESCO finds that some iconic World Heritage glaciers will disappear by 2050

Glaciers in beloved travel destinations, including Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Italy’s Dolomites, will be gone within the next 30 years, new research shows. And the effects of that loss will be catastrophic.

Bali airport artworks to leave impression on G20 delegates

It is expected that the trust of the world community will increase in Indonesia and strengthen Indonesia's status as a world-class, quality, and sustainable (tourism) destination

25 breathtaking places and experiences for 2023

Here’s National Geographic's annual list of superlative destinations for the year ahead—places filled with wonder, rewarding to travelers of all ages, and supportive of local communities and ecosystems.

French Polynesia to cap visitor numbers

French Polynesia's tourism agency says it aims for a cap on visitor numbers in an updated strategy to make the industry sustainable.

All those complicit in Neom’s design and construction are already destroyers of worlds

Architects working on the Neom mega-project in Saudi Arabia, including the 170-kilometre city The Line, must decide whether they are content to be complicit in an "ecological and moral atrocity".

For countries in crisis, losing tourism can pile one disaster atop another

‘After the 2004 tsunami, I was invited by the national tourist board to visit Thailand: in areas severely affected by the disaster, local people told me they needed tourism to return as soon as possible’

With electric buses and solar-power installations, Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh goes ‘green’ for COP27

In the lead-up to the 27th UN Climate Change Conference, the Egyptian host city of Sharm El-Sheikh went green in every sense of the word.

Winners of the Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2022 revealed

The ‘Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism’ Awards enhance the visibility of European cultural tourism destinations, create a platform for sharing experience and knowledge and promotes networking between destinations.

Sustainable hospitality in practice – interview with Apollonia Karampatsou

About key sustainability initiatives of the Mitsis Hotels Group, the largest privately owned hotel company in Greece

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