ITB Berlin

The ITB Berlin (Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin) is the world's largest tourism trade fair. The companies represented at the fair include hotels, tourist boards, tour operators, system providers, airlines and car rental companies.  March 5-7, 2024, Berlin

IMEX America

IMEX America is the largest trade show in the US for the global meetings, events and incentive travel industry. October 17-19, 2023, Las Vegas

WTTC Global Summit

WTTC’s annual Global Summit is the most influential Travel & Tourism event on the calendar, and this year, industry leaders will once again gather with key government representatives to continue aligning efforts to support the sector’s recovery and move beyond to a safer, more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable future. November 1-3, 2023, Kigali, Rwanda

TTRA Annual International Conference

The conference theme is “Gateway to the Future: How research, data & technology are changing the way strategic decisions are being made by destination & tourism organizations.“ June 13-15, 2023, St. Louis

Well-being impacts of tourism

Well-being impacts of tourism

Long-term and short-term effects of tourism development on residents’ happiness Well-being is considered one of the highest values in human life. Although previous studies have discussed the tourists’ well-being outcomes, the impact of tourism on residents’ happiness has received less empirical attention in tourism research. This study aims to explore the effects of tourism development on residents’ happiness in a...

Air quality

Ambient fine particulate matter (PM2.5) is described as a major global health issue (WHO, 2022, Hofflinger et al., 2019). Particulate matter is a convenient measure of air pollution, because it includes particles formed by a variety of processes that may be human-made (e.g., smoke and soot from combustion) or natural (e.g., volcanic ash, sea spray). Pollutants in the air...