Tag: tourism

Jaipur Tourism Boom

Grace Whiteside- October 30, 2018

Jaipur is thriving. The capital of Rajasthan is fast-paced and filled with bustling locals and in the last few years, it hasn't locals making their ... Read More

Rajasthan’s Palace Painters experiencing high demand

Mia Knight- October 10, 2017

The Palaces of Rajasthan are flooded by tourists every day. Often overlooked are the painters who keep such tourist hot spots in peak condition. Read More

When tourists become the attraction

Kate Cullen- September 24, 2017

  Jaipur is home to many insta-worthy sights but Indian tourists are coming to the Pink City for more than pictures with the brilliant architecture, ... Read More

Voluntourism: Helpful or Harmful?

Beth Westmore- May 12, 2017

Volunteer tourism in Jakarta has come under scrutiny over the past few years. Experts wonder if this million dollar industry is really helping those in ... Read More

Are Western tourists sightseeing or the attraction?

Teilya Macfarlane- April 17, 2017

“Bule, Bule! Photo, photo!” is the phrase every western tourist in Jakarta, Indonesia hears. To Indonesian locals, western tourists are like celebrities, and they won’t ... Read More

Exposing the dark side of Indonesia Tourism

Drew Timbs- April 17, 2017

Despite the supposed ban of horse-drawn carriages in 2010, according to the Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN), this transport method remains a popular tourist attraction ... Read More

Rise in crime demoralises Gold Coast community

Kimberley Vlasic- October 31, 2011

Crime is on the rise on the Gold Coast with more than 100 incidents reported in the last six months. We delve into the statistics ... Read More

Japanese tourism in Far North QLD is recovering

Mandy Chiang- September 5, 2011

Five months after the earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, the Japanese tourism industry in Far North Queensland has been bouncing back. Read More

Silver lining for struggling tourism industry

Kimberley Vlasic- September 2, 2011

Tourism is once again on the rise in the Whitsundays following the most challenging 12 months ever faced by the region. Read More