The World Needs to Reopen Borders Before It’s Too Late
Even as they struggle to control the pandemic, governments should move quickly to reopen borders instead of giving in to xenophobia, nationalism, and illusions of autarky.
Johnson Is Bringing Brits Home, but They’re Probably Safer in Spain
The British government’s haphazard approach to quarantining travelers won’t make up for its failed domestic coronavirus containment efforts.
The Future of Travel After the Coronavirus Pandemic
Travel and tourism will be changed forever. We asked seven leading thinkers for their predictions.
Without Tourism, Italy’s Economy Faces Disaster
Foreign visitors have helped prop up the faltering Italian economy. If they don’t come back, the country is in trouble.
The Tourism Industry Is in Trouble. These Countries Will Suffer the Most.
Many island nations rely on foreign tourists, but the world’s major economies will also see drastic declines in spending as the coronavirus shuts down travel.
The Emerald Isle Has Friends On Both Sides of the Aisle
Bipartisan support of Ireland in the United States is stronger than ever, Dublin’s ambassador writes.
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.