Articles tagged “museums”

Cruises

Cruise Lines, Attractions See Upsides to Serving Travelers With Sensory Disabilities

Inclusion is great, but let's keep in mind that there's more to disabled accommodations than providing a wheelchair. Catering to different types of disabilities makes good business sense.

Cruise Lines, Attractions See Upsides to Serving Travelers With Sensory Disabilities

Tourism

Reopened Museums Lean Into Local Tourism Boom

The physical experience of a museum visit will remain incomparable to a virtual experience, which is why these museums are trying to lure visitors burnt out from watching art on a screen.

Reopened Museums Lean Into Local Tourism Boom

Tourism

This Tour Guide Keeps Muhammad Ali’s Legacy Alive by Sharing His Lessons of Racial Justice

The foundation for positive change laid down by Muhammad Ali's character and conviction rings as true today as the day his gold medal story came to life in the 1960s. Erin Herbert says she is grateful to be able to impart his messages to tourists at the Louisville museum created to honor The Greatest.

This Tour Guide Keeps Muhammad Ali’s Legacy Alive by Sharing His Lessons of Racial Justice

Tourism

Tourism-Hungry South Africa Sees Liberation Struggle Artifacts Gather Dust in Shuttered Museums

At least one of South Africa's cultural standouts, the Fugard Theatre, closed "permanently," and elsewhere in the country, beyond the devastating job losses in tourism, thousands of liberation struggle artifacts are at risk because they haven't been maintained during the Covid era.

Tourism-Hungry South Africa Sees Liberation Struggle Artifacts Gather Dust in Shuttered Museums

Business Travel

How Virtual Platform Second Life Kept This Small Baltimore Museum Going

Plenty of takeaways for businesses from this ambitious project, including the risks when you embrace the digital lifestyle a little too much.

How Virtual Platform Second Life Kept This Small Baltimore Museum Going

Tourism

Turkey Changes the Tourist Magnet Hagia Sophia From a Museum to a Mosque

Officials still want Hagia Sophia to draw about four million tourists a year. But authorities may obscure some of the structure's glorious mosaics and frescoes to comply with interpretations of Islam that ban the portrayal of people and animals. 

Turkey Changes the Tourist Magnet Hagia Sophia From a Museum to a Mosque

Tourism

Paris’ Centre Pompidou Devises Reopening Plan After Losing Nearly $23 Million

Reopening one of Paris' most popular museums will be no easy feat — and it will be a while before the iconic museum reaches capacity again.

Paris’ Centre Pompidou Devises Reopening Plan After Losing Nearly $23 Million

Tourism

Vatican Museums Reopen With the Rare Appeal of Limited Crowds

Before the crisis, if you've wanted to see the galleries at the papal palace in Rome without the herds of other visitors, you've had to pay about $350 or more for an after-hours tour. But now all it takes is a standard admission ticket of $19 (€17) for Italian residents.

Vatican Museums Reopen With the Rare Appeal of Limited Crowds

Tourism

France’s Louvre Museum Plans to Reopen on July 6

The move to reopen France's most famous museum will come in time for Bastille Day celebrations of national freedom. Très bien.

France’s Louvre Museum Plans to Reopen on July 6

Business Travel

How Museums Are Imagining Reopening in the Time of Social Distancing

The world's leading museums pride themselves on taking the utmost care of their collections. In the context of the pandemic, they have perhaps an even bigger task: keeping their visitors and staff safe, as well.

How Museums Are Imagining Reopening in the Time of Social Distancing