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Flights, camera, action: screen tourism brings economic boost

As more tourists plan holidays inspired by their favourite movie and television sets, screen tourism is helping to revive many a country’s economy

Aarhus finds success as European Capital of Culture

Last year, Aarhus became the European Capital of Culture. While previous hosts have struggled to unite their citizens behind the year-long programme, the city created a scheme all its residents could share in

The paradox of the Philippines’ ecotourism sector

The Philippines intends to capitalise on its natural beauty by investing in ecotourism, but the resulting economic boom could come with its own costs

The cost of Seattle’s growing tech sector

Seattle is quickly becoming one of the world’s most prolific tech hubs, but its success has been followed by a housing crisis and rising homelessness. Now, the city must learn to look after its low earners too

The rising popularity of solo travel

Travelling with your nearest and dearest is great, but there is nothing like the freedom of having your own schedule and the satisfaction gained from adventuring alone

Full steam ahead: the revival of luxury train travel

Today, the journey has become as enjoyable as the destination itself, as more of us choose to take it slow and experience the scenic route. Business Destinations explores the revival of luxury train travel

The cost of restoring Italy’s historic landmarks

Rome’s ancient monuments are some of the city’s biggest draws, but maintaining them comes at a huge cost. Although private corporations have been more than willing to pick up the bill, their involvement has proven controversial

Estonia offers online residency to business owners

In 2001, the tiny post-Soviet republic of Estonia made internet access a human right. Estonia’s next project is to use the internet to democratise access to entrepreneurship through its e-residency programme

How Taiwan became Asia’s island of industry

Despite mounting tensions with China cutting off a major source of travellers, tourist numbers in Taiwan are on the rise. The island nation is now on track to become Asia’s newest and brightest hub for business

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The New World of wine tourism

While wine tourism has emerged as a popular niche, the world’s oldest and most famous wine regions have been slow to capitalise on it. But now, the Old World is catching up to the New

How Egypt is overcoming the curse of the pharaohs

A series of terrorist attacks and periods of civil unrest have brought Egypt’s once-powerful tourism industry to its knees. Emily Cashen explores what can be done to tempt travellers back to the land of the pharaohs

Austin’s growing city limits

Since hitching a ride on the success of the semiconductor industry, Austin has become a city where business booms are the new normal. Managing the growth that goes along with them, however, is an ongoing challenge