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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