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Got Global Governance?

Christopher Holshek | Posted 08.12.2014 | World
Christopher Holshek

If you want good global governance, you have to provide good global citizenship.

Who Ruins the World? Travelers? A Chat With Gringo Trails Director Pegi Vail (Part 2 of 2)

Adedana Ashebir | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
Adedana Ashebir

I think traveling is among the best ways we can all get to know one another around the world and be more aware of, respect, and enjoy both our similarities and differences.

Happy World Tourism Day!

Posted 09.27.2013 | Travel

Happy Friday, and happy World Tourism Day! What is the latter, you ask? In an effort to raise awareness about tourism and its effects around th...

One BILLION Tourists

Posted 09.14.2012 | Travel

International tourism is on track to hit one billion tourists by the end of 2012, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. Acco...

Volcano Is Quiet but Dispute Over Closing of European Airspace Remains Unsettled

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christine Negroni

The week-long closing of European airspace due to ash from Iceland's erupting volcano was very likely unnecessary beyond the first two days.

A Couple of Million Jobs at Stake

Mitchell Beer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Beer

Out of 671,000 corporate meetings, only 12,000 -- less than 1.8 percent -- were the kind of incentive programs that drew Sen. Kerry's negative attention.