Media

UK paper gets online flak for 'Greek crisis holiday'

Advertisement removed after Greeks slam British newspaper for 'offensive' financial and refugee-crisis themed trip.

The Guardian gets online flak for 'Greek crisis holiday'

Kenya

Poverty drives some Kenyans to rent out their wives

Poverty and unpredictable tourism industry forcing men on the east coast to send spouses into prostitution.

Poverty drives some Kenyans to rent out their wives

Tourism

Georgia tackles fallout from ski-lift accident video

Country's reputation as a safe winter-sports destination endangered by viral video of horrifying Gudauri accident.

Georgia tries damage control as Gudauri accident video goes viral

Reporter's Notebook

Antarctica tourism on the rise, posing potential threat

Tourism numbers in Antarctica have grown from 4,000 to more than 30,000 a year in less than two decades, Greenpeace says.

Opinion

Safe travels (if you're wealthy and Western)

Westerners believe travel for leisure to be a right, as they shut their own borders for those that travel to be safe.

Rafia Zakaria

by Rafia Zakaria

Rafia Zakaria

Hungary

Business, politics and a vote to close Budapest's bars

Government-tied business owners need not worry about closing their bars at midnight after low turnout invalidates vote.

Business, politics and a vote to close Budapest's bars

Tunisia

Tunisia's economy: Tourism slumps as PM seeks to calm protests

Political protests in Tunisia are disrupting the hospitality industry, the latest in a series of blows to tourism in the country.

Kashmir

Kashmir conflict drives tourists away

Tourism badly hit in Indian-administered Kashmir amid an ongoing military operation against rebels.

Kashmir conflict drives tourists away

Oman

Salalah tourism thrives despite war across the border

Competition for tourist dollars has increased in the Omani oasis, where regional tensions seem far away.

Salalah tourism thrives despite war across the border

Environment

Will Norway's Lofoten remain protected from 'Big Oil'?

Fishermen and tourism industry leaders worry that archipelago paradise will be the next to see oil and gas exploration.

Will Lofoten remain protected from the oil industry?

Tourism

'See the spectacle': Tourism atop the world's biggest lava lake

Tourists with a taste for adventure in the Democratic Republic of Congo are in for a treat. Not only is Mount Nyiragongo one of the most active volcanoes on the continent, it is home to one of the world's largest lava lakes.

Asia

Myanmar's tourism in crisis amid Rohingya suffering

Myanmar’s dream of a bustling tourism sector is cracking as images of ethnic cleansing shock the world.

Myanmar's tourism in crisis amid Rohingya suffering

Middle East

Despite GCC crisis, Gulf tourists flock to rural Turkey

More than half a million tourists from Gulf countries are expected to summer in the eastern Black Sea region.

Despite GCC crisis, Gulf tourists flock to rural Turkey

Lebanon

Lebanon's history in one building: The Palmyra Hotel

The hotel is a relic that bears testament to almost 150 years of local, regional and global events.

Lebanon's history in one building: The Palmyra Hotel

Egypt

The lonely pyramids of Giza: Egyptian tourism's decline

The recent Coptic church bombings could further damage the already crippled tourism sector in the country.

The lonely pyramids of Giza: Egyptian tourism's decline