At the World Travel Market international trade show at London there were two obvious themes: the need to promote sustainable tourism, and to embrace technology.
The crisis in Catalonia has come to a head with ousted politicians of the regional government being charged with rebellion, sedition, and misuse of funds and jailed.
Lonely Planet – the world’s largest travel guide book publisher — has released its Best in Travel 2018 list, which includes the top 10 countries, cities, regions and best value destinations in the world.
Both the Caribbean and the US are currently facing challenges to their tourist industries.
A relatively new type of travel, the so-called bleisure – the combination of a business and a leisure trip – is booming around the world.
The US has advised its citizens not to travel to Cuba following 21 US diplomats reporting unexplained illnesses; there is speculation that the illnesses have been caused by an attack on US personnel based in Cuba.
Back in the good old days, air travel was seen more as a luxury treat, rather than a necessity.
Today the world celebrates World Tourism Day.
Flyers have frequently made the trade-off between a low price or customer service and basic amenities when choosing an airline, but increased competition could force low-cost carriers to improve.
In June 2015, 38 people lost their lives on the popular Port El Kantaoui resort in Tunisia, 30 of which were British tourists.
After a costly attempt to try and crack the Chinese market, Uber sold its Chinese operations to the country’s dominant ride hailing company – Didi Chuxing, in a $35bn deal in August 2016.
This year, World Tourism Day will be commemorated on the 27 September, in Qatar.
Residents of urban areas across Europe have displayed their discontent with so-called over-tourism: the somewhat unavoidable negative consequences that increased visitor levels have on popular destinations.
As the largest carbon emission contributors, urban areas should be capable of tackling climate change without government support.
Buoyed by the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), the Conservatives successfully passed the Queen’s Speech and formed a British government, but what does this mean for cities and devolved power?
While virtual reality (VR) is still mostly being developed for the video games industry its already popping up in construction, aerospace, healthcare, education and even urban planning.
As a city’s population becomes more educated, positive economic factors increase along side it.
Charities and NGOs across the world are giving slum dwellers an address and identity through mapping the slums and informal settlements in which they reside.
No one won last week’s UK election.
In an attempt to bolster regional connectivity and make airline travel affordable, the government of India has launched a campaign called Common Man Should Fly — Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (shortened to Udan) in Hindi.
While New York has grown in wealth, Detroit has economically declined.
A number of social and economic trends are changing the face of the urban landscape; one of the most prominent is the ever rising majority of the world’s population who are opting to become city dwellers.
High wages are sometimes illusory; in expensive cities, the lion’s share of a salary is spent on the cost of living.
Since the Brexit vote last June, there has been only limited movement from corporations towards potentially steadier economic locations.
From the rise of mega cities to climate change, the need to adapt to a new social and environmental imperative is growing.
4G is the fourth and latest generation in mobile communication technology, billed as a better and faster upgrade on 3G.
Gentrification – the process of renovating and improving a house or district so that it conforms to middle-class taste – has been a long-discussed and heavily debated topic.
The UK is a heavily divided country politically.
By 2025 over 60 percent of the global population will live in urban areas.
As commercial centres become increasingly homogenised a new breed of shopping mall is challenging how we view retail therapy and offering an all-encompassing lifestyle experience in the city proper.