And the industry's share of global emissions is only expected to grow.
The state is moving to reduce plastic pollution by implementing a groundbreaking ban on polystyrene containers that are commonly used throughout the island in the food industry.
Ethnographers are working on solutions to help prevent Central American economies from being overtaken by surf tourists. But the real answer may lie in surfing itself.
The NPS is legally obligated to better manage its enormous crowds, but it is crippled by budget cuts and maintenance backlogs.
A new trend in California schools is having unintended consequences for residents of South Lake Tahoe.
Two Chinese tourists gave the Nazi salute in Berlin, breaking the law and garnering international media attention.
Gullele Botanic Garden is an oasis of endemic plant life on the outskirts of Ethiopia's largest city, Addis Ababa.
As many millions of tourists descend on the national parks this season, is the agency overlooking its obligations under the law?
Should we really be blaming the United States for issuing travel warnings against Kenya?
Traveling to places where not much remains.
Where tourist sites meet travel warnings.