Traveling to Discover the Real Iran

August 01, 2019

Ever since the 1979 revolution, Iran has been at the center stage of controversy — from the embassy siege to the nuclear deal. Today, the US government considers the country to be the world's “leading state sponsor of terrorism” due to funding networks and operational cells globally. So,...

Tourism Is an Effective Tool for the SDGs

February 13, 2019

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Zurab Pololikashvili, the secretary-general of the World Tourism Organization. To travel is a universal human right. There are references to this in national constitutions and international covenants, such as Article 13 of the Universal...

What’s Tourism in North Korea Like?

February 08, 2016



How Safe is Thailand for Tourists?

September 22, 2014

To restore confidence, the Prayuth government must find the culprits of the British tourists’ murder. On September 17, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, the self-appointed Thai prime minister, suggested during a speech to senior bureaucrats that female tourists in Thailand are not safe if they wear...

Regionalization in Morocco

October 26, 2013

Morocco should focus on the details for effective regionalization. I have previously written about the initial report of the Economic, Social, and Environmental Council (CESE) in Morocco, which has been charged to assess the necessary conditions to implement regionalization in the southern...