Not all UNESCO World Heritage Sites are that easy to travel to, but these seven are fairly accessible and, because they're the newest additions to the list, they haven't yet been swamped with crowds full of tourists just yet.
Switzerland is seeing a slight improvement in overnight hotel stays, but still has a lot to worry about: Will Asian tourists stay away over broader European security fears, and will high prices scare off other potential visitors?
When convention and visitor bureaus produce extensive research papers and trend reports, they're showing their commitment to embrace Millennial consumers.
Spain's tourism is thriving at the expense of other European destinations' perils, and that's not necessarily a good thing when it comes to quality of life for locals.
Fears about terrorism are understandable, but savvy travelers might want to avoid the crowds in Spain, Portugal and Italy and head to France and Turkey. That's where the deals are.
What's happening in Turkey is a shame for so many reasons, not lease of which are the creativity of the country's tourism leaders as well as Turkey's incredible resources.
In the immediate aftermath of the Bastille Day attack, terrorism's chilling effect has started impacting the hotel business. How quickly Nice and the region bounce back remains to be seen.
One reason U.S. residents lag in taking vacations is that they are among the least-compensated in terms of statutory days off in the world. Malta, on the other hand, is a vacation-compensation paradise.
The British tend to travel under nearly any condition. So while TUI and its peers will take a short-term hit for sales to some markets, travel will still be taking place.
Visit Faroe Islands sees its lack of Google Street View as a hindrance to tourism, so the tourism bureau is making its own "Sheep View." Even if the technology doesn't work perfectly, the project itself is getting attention and might boost tourism anyway.