Topic : Travel & Tourism

  • An EasyJet aircraft comes into landing during sunset at East Midlands airport Forum Article

    The best way to board a plane

    ‘Tis the season for airplane travel. We may be looking forward to getting where we’re going, but most… more

  • Police patrol with a dog at Beijing International Airport days after the Beijing-bound Malaysian jetliner went missing Forum Article

    A new way to spot danger at airports

    International airports are a busy place to be. Nearly 200,000 passengers pass through London Heathrow… more

  • AmericaInfrastructure Forum Article

    How to fix America’s bridges

    There are about 600,000 bridges in the United States, and about one in four is classifiedas functionally… more

  • Gloved hands of army nurse seen during demonstration of an isolation chamber at Bundeswehr Clinc in Koblenz Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why travel bans will not stop the spread of Ebola

    Around the world, international migration from countries in West Africa affected by the Ebola crisis is… more

  • Women dressed in traditional attire pose as they take part in rehearsals for the “garba” dance ahead of Navratri festival at Adalaj Stepwell Ahmedabad Forum Article

    How can India tap into the new “golden age of travel”?

    Today we’re living in what we’ve come to call the “age of great change”. And that age is pushing a… more

  • A passenger plane passes in front of the full moon as it makes a final landing approach to Heathrow Airport in west London Forum Article

    Why airlines need investors in high places

    In almost every industry, the ebb and flow of consolidation is constant. Mergers or acquisitions might mean… more

  • A bee is covered with pollen as it sits on a blade of grass at a lawn in Klosterneubur Forum Article

    The economic benefits of protecting wildlife

    The World Wildlife Fund’s recently published Living Planet Report 2014 brings… more

  • Tourists visit the Taj Mahal in the tourist city of Agra. Forum Article

    How can India attract more tourists?

    What do toilets have to do with tourism? For the more than 7 million travellers who come to India each… more

  • Zeff, a 300 pound, 11 year old Amur tiger, moves in her new habitat, called Tiger Mountain, at the Bronx Zoo in New York, May 14, 2003. The three acre habitat holds eight tigers and brings zoo visitors face-to-face with the big cats, as they look through especially thick glass for their protection. Picture taken May 14, 2003. Forum Article

    How zoos can save our animals

    Today, many zoos promote the protection of biodiversity as a significant part of their mission. As… more

  • Man looks at renting a BIXI bicycle in Old Montreal Forum Article

    How to charge for bikesharing

    Bikesharing has boomed in Europe and North America in recent years following… more

  • A Green Sea turtle swims over a reef near the surf break known as ‘Pipeline’ on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. Forum Article

    10 ways to save the Great Barrier Reef

    The Great Barrier Reef is in trouble, and a draft government plan to ensure its survival does not go far… more

  • A girl whose parents work in a brick kiln is watched by her teacher as she reads from a blackboard in a class in an open air school at Krishnadevpur village Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Go to the villages

    Here in the Wayanad district of Kerala, India, we are transforming an entire village into the… more

  • Health worker is reflected in a mirror as he prepares protective equipment near Rokupa Hospital Forum Article

    Ebola’s economic toll

    Of the 16 countries in West Africa only three – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – are affected… more

  • A visitor places her hands on a tangible earth, a digital globe, at an exhibition pavillion in Rusutsu town, northern Japan Forum Article

    What does it mean to be a global citizen?

    For many professionals, global citizenship – the idea of embracing an international perspective and… more

  • Lion rests at Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park Forum Article

    Can tourism tackle poverty?

    Think Tanzania and you may imagine yourself in the plains of the Serengeti or the peaks of Mount… more

  • An aircraft of Air France-KLM French regional airline unit Hop lands at sunset at Orly airport Forum Article

    Why countries should reduce barriers to travel

    The facts are clear: Travel and tourism are on the rise. The industry sector accounts for more than 9.5%… more

  • To match Special Report STARBUCKS/CULTURE Forum Article

    How ratings sites are changing your business

    “Bonjour Monsieur, comment pourrais-je vous aider?” asks the obsequious concierge at my Paris hotel. I… more

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    How sharing apps are reshaping our cities

    The recent bloom of the peer-to-peer (P2P) economy is changing the running order of our cities, and… more