Articles tagged “ethics”

Donald Trump’s Washington D.C. Hotel Is Already a Five-Star Ethics Disaster

Donald Trump’s Washington D.C. Hotel Is Already a Five-Star Ethics Disaster

Julie Bykowic, Associated Press

It can't be easy for hotel employees operating under such a cloud. We would like to see the president put those people and his guests first, instead of himself.

2 years ago

People Who Faked Their Way to Sub-$100 Fares on United Can’t Complain

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

We are no fans of United, but this was no traditional fat finger discount. The hordes of message board-led buyers weren't from Denmark and knew darn well it was an error. They're the airline ticket buying equivalent of people who don't return lost wallets.

4 years ago

The world’s most ethical destinations for 2013

Great list, and rigorous research has gone into it, unlike the other list-infested travel publications and organizations.

6 years ago

New Orleans city council steps in as Katrina disaster tourism ticks off a neighborhood

New Orleans city council steps in as Katrina disaster tourism ticks off a neighborhood

The Daily Telegraph

Ninth Ward residents don't appreciate being on the receiving end of curious eyeballs while tour operators bank ticket fees for their urban safaris.

6 years ago

What happens to a destination when there are just too many tourists?

There's an ethical challenge for consumers. Do you go to a place that's been radically transformed by tourism like Everest, Venice, or Angkor Wat? Or do you embrace something new?

6 years ago

Some respite for Adaman Islands tribe subject of human safaris

This is the problem of tourism in extreme miniature: Is it ever possible for a destination to retain what makes it unique once outsiders start arriving?

7 years ago