Sea level rise: three visions of a future summer holiday at the coast

Sea levels could be two metres higher by 2100. How will our relationship to the drowned coast change?

David Jarratt, Senior Lecturer in Coastal Tourism, University of Central Lancashire • conversation
July 31, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change sea-level-rise holidays travel beach tourism coasts rewilding coastal-ecosystems vacation

How the coronavirus pandemic became Florida's perfect storm

A close look at Florida's economy shows just how vulnerable the state and its population are to a pandemic, and some of the reasons state officials hesitate to take action.

Murray J. Côté, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, Texas A&M University • conversation
July 16, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: health covid-19 coronavirus data social-distancing tourism government face-masks states state-governments florida

Why the coronavirus pandemic became Florida's perfect storm

A close look at Florida's economy shows just how vulnerable the state and its population are to a pandemic, and some of the reasons state officials hesitate to take action.

Murray J. Côté, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, Texas A&M University • conversation
July 16, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: health covid-19 coronavirus data social-distancing tourism government face-masks states state-governments florida

For Florida, the coronavirus pandemic was a perfect storm

A close look at Florida's economy shows just how vulnerable the state and its population are to a pandemic.

Murray J. Côté, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, Texas A&M University • conversation
July 16, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: health covid-19 coronavirus data social-distancing tourism government face-masks states state-governments florida

Coronavirus: your guide to winners and losers in the business world

A sector-by-sector look at who is benefiting, who is in trouble and who could go either way.

Michael Wade, Professor of Innovation and Strategy, Cisco Chair in Digital Business Transformation, International Institute for Management Development (IMD) • conversation
March 20, 2020 ~12 min

Tags:  covid-19  coronavirus  global-economy  tourism  healthcare  netflix  investment-banking  oil-industry

Virgin Galactic sees demand for space travel surge

Sir Richard Branson's firm says it is releasing more tickets for flights into space.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 26, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: tourism space-exploration elon-musk richard-branson

Fireflies face extinction risk - and tourists are partly to blame

Tourists love the sight of fireflies glowing at night but it can kill the insects, scientists say.

By Georgina Rannard • bbcnews
Feb. 7, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: social-media environment conservation insects tourism mexico thailand travel-leisure-industry eco-tourism

Faroe Islands 'close down' as tourists fly in to repair them

The Faroe Islands declared themselves shut down as foreign volunteers came to take part in sustainable tourism.

By Yaroslav Lukov • bbcnews
May 12, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: tourism denmark faroe-islands

Warning against 'volcano tourism' risks

Thrill-seeking tourists are putting themselves in danger getting too close to volcanoes.

By Sean Coughlan • bbcnews
Dec. 20, 2018 ~3 min

Tags: volcanoes tourism

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