The concept of orphanages has long been considered outdated in developed countries. In the developing world, however, these institutions still house hundreds of thousands of children. But the surprising reality is that the parents of most of these children are…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
Saudi Arabia has announced a new tourist visa scheme, as part of efforts to open up the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom to foreign visitors and diversify its oil-reliant economy.
By Associated Press
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg traveled to the U.S. by boat. Here are some other options for sustainable travel.
By Zoe Rohrich
In the American West, recreational and tourist activities on public lands can conflict with agriculture, ranching and mining. Despite this potential clash between leisure and livelihood, the people of Grand Junction, Colorado, have found a way to share their state’s…
By Josh Buettner, Iowa Public TV
By Zoe Rohrich
The last American cruise ship pulled out of Havana for the foreseeable future Wednesday.
By Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press
Travel from China to the U.S. fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office.
By William Brangham, Emily Carpeaux, Mike Fritz
Antarctica was the last of the seven continents to be discovered, and it wasn’t until the late 1950s that commercial tourism began there. But now, Antarctica has become a popular travel destination, amid growing concerns about the effect that increasing…
By Gretchen Frazee
Now that WOW is ending its operations, tourism to Iceland could decline by as much as 16 percent, according to one estimate.
By Jeffrey Brown, Mike Fritz
Shipwrecks have defined Bermuda from its earliest days, even acting as an essential economic driver. Thousands of artifacts have been left behind, providing clues about life and trade of the time. Now the wrecks are getting a new life in…
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