Articles tagged “parks”

Tourism

Indonesia’s Huge Price Hike for Komodo Park Exposes Tourism Dilemmas for a New Era

Indonesia is taking a more locals-first and sustainable approach to tourism. Implementing that approach will be sabotaged if the government doesn't absorb input from local industry stakeholders.

Indonesia’s Huge Price Hike for Komodo Park Exposes Tourism Dilemmas for a New Era

Tourism

Grand Canyon Still Open Despite Threats to Worker Safety

It's odd that the only time the current administration is enthusiastic about open parks is during the current crisis. Shut them and keep people safe.

Grand Canyon Still Open Despite Threats to Worker Safety

Online Travel

Tech Billionaire’s New App Helps Visitors Access California Beaches

It's remarkable that what started as a rule violation turned into a useful app for beachgoers, instead of just a drawn-out fight.

Tech Billionaire’s New App Helps Visitors Access California Beaches

Tourism

National Park Service Could Take on Route 66 Promotional Role

We hope this effort to preserve a part of American history cruises along on all-cylinders.

National Park Service Could Take on Route 66 Promotional Role

Tourism

Tourist Misbehavior on the Rise in U.S. Parks’ 100th Year

With more visitors to any place comes more of every stripe. Including idiots, apparently.

Tourist Misbehavior on the Rise in U.S. Parks’ 100th Year

Tourism

Tourism Master Plan for New York’s Adirondacks Centers on Mountain Bikes

Promoting a low-impact activity that requires limited investment is never a bad idea.

Tourism Master Plan for New York’s Adirondacks Centers on Mountain Bikes

Tourism

Environmentalists and Locals Battle Over Use of Landmark Park in New York

A mix of tourists — some who hike, some who ride — seems like the better use of land than setting aside such a giant tract for minimal use.

Environmentalists and Locals Battle Over Use of Landmark Park in New York

Tourism

New York State Plans Million-Dollar Parks System Upgrade

New York State has been pushing its natural attractions outside of Manhattan for several years now and on-the-ground improvements will only further their efforts.

New York State Plans Million-Dollar Parks System Upgrade

Tourism

The Success of NYC’s High Line Spawns Plan for an Underground Counterpart

Local dissent is understandable after watching how the High Line's enormous popularity among visitors drove up living costs for residents and crowded a once quiet corner of the busy city.

The Success of NYC’s High Line Spawns Plan for an Underground Counterpart

Tourism

Public Parks in U.S. Cities Find New Ways to Market to Locals and Tourists

Social media and all the bells and whistles of digital age marketing can do wonders for parks and destinations, but sometimes old-fashioned word-of-mouth works just as well. And like anything, holding events at your park always brings increased awareness of what you have to offer.

Public Parks in U.S. Cities Find New Ways to Market to Locals and Tourists