Activists condemn wild animal selfie craze

The craze for tourists taking selfies alongside wild animals then posting on Instagram is fueling cruel treatment of iconic species in the Amazon, activists warn.

The top 10 most visited cities in the world

Mastercard's Destination Cities Index has once again ranked the world's most visited cities, with Thailand's Bangkok taking the crown again.

World Tourism Day: Be a responsible traveller

On World Tourism Day, globetrotters are being challenged to be responsible, mindful travelers at a time when the news cycle seems be peppered with stories of tourists behaving badly.

The week in pictures, 26/09

Craving some wanderlust? Let us inspire you with these incredible images from around the world, courtesy of AFP's expert photographers.