Articles tagged “national parks”

Airlines

England Opens U.S. Travel and 11 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift’s top stories this week, England welcomes fully vaccinated tourists, hotels are focusing on conversions rather than mergers, and Brazil is setting itself up to become a travel tech hub in Latin America.

England Opens U.S. Travel and 11 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Tourism

U.S. National Parks Boom Is Great But Overtourism Solutions Needed Urgently, Say Senators

National Parks are being "loved to death" and solutions are urgently needed to manage, disperse, and educate crowds while increasing access for all.

U.S. National Parks Boom Is Great But Overtourism Solutions Needed Urgently, Say Senators

Overtourism

Video: Limiting Overtourism Within Public Lands

Watch a full session from our recent online event devoted to the short-term rental and outdoor industries.

Video: Limiting Overtourism Within Public Lands

Online Travel

Outdoor Travel Firms Get Creative to Hook First-Timers on Fresh Air

The outdoor sector is travel’s hottest right now, and it sure looks like it won’t be cooling down after the pandemic.

Outdoor Travel Firms Get Creative to Hook First-Timers on Fresh Air

Tourism

The Park Ranger Connecting Civil Rights to the U.S. National Parks

As we grapple with the role of race and exclusion in the wilderness, Shelton Johnson’s views on Sierra Club founder John Muir, as well as the connection between the civil rights and national park movements, give us all a fuller picture of the complete idea of freedom, and what it means to have an inheritance in those parks.

The Park Ranger Connecting Civil Rights to the U.S. National Parks

Business Travel

Park Ranger-Turned-Tour Director Navigates the National Parks and a Pandemic

Kent Taylor, who runs a company called My Private Ranger, knows the National Park service like the back of his hand. But navigating it during a pandemic has been a new kind of challenge.

Park Ranger-Turned-Tour Director Navigates the National Parks and a Pandemic

Tourism

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson’s Parent Sees Opportunity With New RV Vacation Boom

Thanks to pandemic-driven demand for all thing in outdoor recreation, everyone's hearing the call of the wild. Even gunmakers.

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson’s Parent Sees Opportunity With New RV Vacation Boom

Tourism

3 More National Parks Close as Coronavirus Precautions Grow

Even in the wide open spaces of national parks, people are at risk. Smart decision to close another three of these national treaures.

3 More National Parks Close as Coronavirus Precautions Grow

Tourism

Colorado’s Sand Creek Massacre Site Confronts U.S. History of Racial Violence

With these historic sites, the tourism industry can orient itself toward truth and reconciliation in a country where there is no such federal effort.

Colorado’s Sand Creek Massacre Site Confronts U.S. History of Racial Violence

Tourism

National Parks Push Forward on Plastic Limits Despite Political Tussles

President Trump rolled back the Obama administration's limits on plastic bottles in national parks. But park advocates are confusing their efforts to reduce plastics on recreational land.

National Parks Push Forward on Plastic Limits Despite Political Tussles