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Articles tagged “climate change”

Alaskan Village Wages Reverse Tourism Campaign to Keep Visitors Away

Alaskan Village Wages Reverse Tourism Campaign to Keep Visitors Away

Dan Joling, Associated Press

Modern travelers want authentic, one-of-a-kind experiences. But this story reminds us that those experiences can come at a cost to the local community.

2 months ago

New UN Pollution Guidelines Could Cost Airlines $24 Billion, but Many are on Board

New UN Pollution Guidelines Could Cost Airlines $24 Billion, but Many are on Board

Joe Ryan, Bloomberg

The guidelines being proposed are not as stringent as they could be, and airlines with enough cash to pay for offsets hardly will be affected. Still, this is a good start.

2 months ago

First Order of Business for IATA’s New CEO: Managing A Global Airline Emissions Tax

First Order of Business for IATA’s New CEO: Managing A Global Airline Emissions Tax

Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

In his new role at IATA, the outgoing Air France-KLM CEO has a big challenge ahead of him: working with the U.N. to establish a global tax for airline emissions that will be enforced fairly among all airlines.

8 months ago

Florida’s Governor Wants to Review Tourism Board’s Spending

Florida’s Governor Wants to Review Tourism Board’s Spending

Associated Press

While we think that DMO spending deserves more transparency, we will point out that the governor looking into Visit Florida's spending does so while banning state employees from saying "climate change," even while the ocean water level rises above everyone's ankle socks, and Miami businesses search for higher ground.

8 months ago

Japan’s Ski Resorts Struggle Against El Niño and Declining Interest

Japan’s Ski Resorts Struggle Against El Niño and Declining Interest

Keiko Ujikane and Kyoko Shimodoi, Bloomberg

Add to the list of challenges: a lackluster performance by a tourism board that has trouble selling Japan's varied assets.

11 months ago

Skiing the Alps Gets Tougher as Climate Change Takes Its Toll

Skiing the Alps Gets Tougher as Climate Change Takes Its Toll

Andrea Rothman, Rudy Ruitenberg and Giles Broom, Bloomberg

Leave it to global climate change to declines in one of the oldest touristic activities on the planet.

11 months ago

New Jersey Tourism Meets Climate Change as Shore Destinations Disappear

New Jersey Tourism Meets Climate Change as Shore Destinations Disappear

Cindy Nevitt, Associated Press

As climate change continues, there will be new destinations every year able to boast of ocean-front views. Dark humor aside, this is where tourism can affect global policies.

1 year ago

U.S. Tourists Flee Puerto Vallarta as Giant Hurricane Nears Mexico

U.S. Tourists Flee Puerto Vallarta as Giant Hurricane Nears Mexico

Nacha Cattan, Bloomberg

Let's hope that locals are able to get away as well.

1 year ago

French Alps Leaders Consider Winter Sport Tourism After Climate Change

French Alps Leaders Consider Winter Sport Tourism After Climate Change

Lori Hinnant, Associated Press

Everything is changing, and it will have a radical effect on tourism around the world.

1 year ago

Caribbean Beaches Covered in Growing Piles of Rotting Seaweed

Caribbean Beaches Covered in Growing Piles of Rotting Seaweed

David Mcfadden, Associated Press

If only global climate change wasn't a liberal conspiracy we may have an answer to the cause behind this ...

1 year ago

Rising Ocean Threatens Tourism in a State That Banned Talk of Climate Change

Rising Ocean Threatens Tourism in a State That Banned Talk of Climate Change

Jason Dearen and Jennifer Kay, Associated Press

As a private citizen Florida Governor Rick Scott helped destroy healthcare across the U.S. Now he has his sights set on destroying tourism in the state he's governing with all the wisdom of a rapid swamp raccoon.

2 years ago

Backcountry Skiers Can’t Catch a Break in California This Year

Backcountry Skiers Can’t Catch a Break in California This Year

Brian Melley, Associated Press

Oh, climate change!

2 years ago