Articles tagged “indigenous”

Australia Has Closed Uluru to Climbers — That’s a Good Thing for Tourism

Australia Has Closed Uluru to Climbers — That’s a Good Thing for Tourism

Adam Minter, Bloomberg

The closure of a sacred site in Australia's Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — once a must-do tourist attraction known as Ayers Rock — is indicative of the way mass tourism can change for the better.

3 months ago

Are Cultural Tours Built on Exploitation?

Are Cultural Tours Built on Exploitation?

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

Cultural tours to communities of color involve many parties: travel advisors, tour operators, service providers, travelers themselves, and more. So who's responsible for making sure that a trip to an indigenous community or a historically black neighborhood is carried out ethically?

5 months ago

Tribal Tourism Growth in U.S. and Canada Prompts Destinations to Dig Deeper Into the Past

Tribal Tourism Growth in U.S. and Canada Prompts Destinations to Dig Deeper Into the Past

Dan Peltier, Skift

Travelers want to experience the stories and traditions of indigenous communities, but these communities also need more economic support to become more involved in the travel industry.

1 year ago