Street protests against popular “sharing” economy firms Uber and Airbnb have become commonplace around the world. Both these sector giants are succeeding in circumventing market regulations in many markets in areas including tax and labour law, creating concerns not just among workers but the broader public.
People with disability are still poorly accommodated by the tourism industry globally, despite the World Health Organisation estimating that 1 billion people live with some form of disability. This World Tourism Day, the focus is Accessible Tourism for All.
In some ways the controversy and turmoil associated with global migration are disproportionate to the fact that new migrants moving to OECD countries represent less than 0.5% of their total population, writes Professor of Social Economics Jock Collins