Articles tagged “selfies”

Tour Operators and Attractions Try to Thwart Animals as Selfie Props in the Amazon

Tour Operators and Attractions Try to Thwart Animals as Selfie Props in the Amazon

Peter Prengaman and Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

Kudos to Instagram, TripAdvisor, wildlife-protection groups and tour operators for attempting to clamp down on tourists who think nothing of abusing animals so the travelers can get a cheap selfie to share. It is an uphill battle, though.

2 years ago

Disney Parks Institute Selfie-Stick Ban Starting Next Week

Disney Parks Institute Selfie-Stick Ban Starting Next Week

Associated Press

It's a small world afterall, and you don't need to be hitting fellow visitors with your big sticks.

4 years ago

The Selfie Stick Debate Plays Out at Tourist Hot Spots

The Selfie Stick Debate Plays Out at Tourist Hot Spots

Beth Harpaz, Associated Press

Not discussed here: Who wants to hand a stranger their $500 smartphone that's packed with personal information.

5 years ago

Hotels Make Taking a Selfie an Entire Vacation Experience

Hotels Make Taking a Selfie an Entire Vacation Experience

Dan Peltier, Skift

Selfies are an element of vacations that aren't going away any time soon, and some hotels are adapting to the craze. If guests at times get creative about their selfies, some hotels are likewise getting inventive, and they can reap the financial benefits.

5 years ago