The Other Magic Kingdom
Saudi Arabia is making a very risky bet that it can become an international tourist destination.
The Tourism Curse
Like a wealth of oil, lots of visitors can become a development trap. Here’s how to avoid it.
Chinese Tourists Are Beijing’s Newest Economic Weapon
Palau is the latest nation to find that offending China means empty hotels.
Here’s How the United States Can Help Colombia Thrive
As an era of peace approaches, both countries should take practical steps to strengthen the relationship.
Should You Go to North Korea While You Still Can?
Showing a human face to the world's most isolated people may be worth the cost of traveling to Pyongyang.
The Decline of the Western Tourist
Citizens of China, India, and other emerging markets are traveling for pleasure in ever greater numbers — and the rest of the world is competing for their money.
Fine Tuning the Cuba Embargo
Providing sanctions relief to empower the Cuban people does not mean we should give up our ability to pressure the Castro regime.
Cuba Rollback Could Cost Trump on Jobs Front
Companies, farmers, and even many Cuban-Americans don’t want to see restrictions reimposed.
America Is Injuring Itself by Discouraging Foreign Visitors and Giving Up on Global Leadership
The Trump administration’s current approach will make the United States less rich, less safe, and less informed.
Kerry’s March to the Penguins
Why Secretary Kerry is Stopping in Antarctica Before Next Week’s Trip to Morocco for the U.N. Climate Change Summit
The Tourism Crash
Terrorist attacks have left Tunisia's tourism sector reeling — but its problems actually go much deeper.
Killing Fields in the Egyptian Desert
Eight vacationing Mexican tourists and four tour guides were gunned down — out of the blue — by Egyptian military aircraft. What happened?
Air France Hits More Turbulence Over Flights to Iran
Gay employees of Air France are asking to opt out of flights to Tehran.
The White House Just Made It Easier to Travel to Cuba
The White House just made it easier for Cuban baseball players to work in the United States.
Japan to Ninjas: Put Your Silent Assassination Skills to Use — for Tourism
A local prefecture is hiring six full-time ninjas.
Months After ISIS Attack, Egypt’s Tourism Industry Still Paying the Price
More than 70 percent of Egypt's diving centers in the Red Sea have had to close down as tourists avoid vacationing in Egypt.
Finland’s Santa-Industrial Complex
Many countries have claimed to be the official home of Father Christmas. But only Finland has Santa’s elves cranking out tourism gold.
Baby Steps, Amigos
Why the economic ramifications of the U.S.-Cuba diplomatic deal are smaller than meets the eye.
Come for the Golden Pagodas, Stay for the War Crimes
Myanmar is being billed as the world's hottest new vacation spot -- but this "destination of the year" has a horrible dark side that tourists shouldn't ignore.