Give your clients a taste of wabi-sabi with InsideJapan’s new cultural journey
Don’t worry, the new trip doesn’t involve eating loads of that little green paste that comes with your sushi (that’s WASABI, not wabi-sabi). However, if that’s your thing, we won’t stop you.
“Controversial” artwork to be removed from waterfall because it was ruining selfies
An art installation has been photobombing selfies at a popular selfie spot in Austria, and tourists are not happy.
New research reveals Aussies’ biggest concerns about tourism’s environmental impact
World Environment Day is tomorrow, so we’re doing our bit by publishing this research and darning a few pairs of our old socks.
New G Adventures research reveals what Aussie travellers are setting as their ‘restart resolutions’
A new survey has shed some light on what your clients are going to be looking for when the time is right to travel again, and it looks like sustainable travel will come back in a big way.
Uproar over Rome’s plans to build a barrier around the Trevi Fountain
Critics have called plans to put an anti-tourist barricade around one of the city’s most iconic attractions “truly foolish”.
Venice uses mobile phones, surveillance cameras to track tourist movements
Be sure to clear your search history before your next trip to Venice, because officials have started gathering mobile data from tourists.
Rome moves souvenir stands away from famous tourist sites
The Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, the Spanish Steps, and the Piazza Navona are set to be souvenir-stand-free. Thank the Lord.
Venice: Thousands protest in the rain as city gets hit by yet another high-water event
by Christian Fleetwood
Thousands of Venetians have braved bad weather to take to the streets to protest over frequent flooding in the city and the impact of giant cruise ships.
These are the destinations we need to rethink in 2020
As we approach the roaring 20s, more voices are calling on the industry to rethink how and when we encourage people to travel. These are the places we need to be cautious about.
Intrepid releases annual ‘Not Hot List’ to combat overtourism
Do your clients hate the idea of having to battle mammoth crowds just to catch a glimpse at another monument? Well, these alternative destinations will wow their socks off.
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