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How the travel and tourism industry should respond to swine flu...

The recent arrival of swine flu has once again proven the validity of Talcott Parson's famous statement that "Society is an integrated system of social structures and functions." Tourism professionals

Creating passion for your tourism business in difficult times

Tourism is a business and like all businesses its purpose is to make money. Simply put a tourism business that does not turn a profit dies.

The economic threat to the travel and tourism industry

When historians of modern tourism write about tourism in the first decade of the twenty-first century they will most likely see it as one of continual trials and challenges.

Dealing with event and festival security: Part 2

Last month Tourism Tidbits focused on some of the key security planning stages for festivals and events.

Dealing with festival security: Part 1 (the planning stage)

The summer and fall months are often filled with festivals and out-of-doors events. These can be wonderful opportunities to showcase a community and to produce added revenue.