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NC State student Micaela Nardino poses for a photo in front of the Twiddy and Company headquarters in Corolla, North Carolina.

Aug 5, 2022

Twiddy & Company Intern Micaela Nardino Promotes Outer Banks Tourism

This summer, Nardino is interning with Twiddy & Company in Corolla, North Carolina. 

Beach in the Outer Banks, North Carolina, USA

Jun 9, 2022

How Inflation is Impacting North Carolina’s Tourism Industry

With only half of Americans comfortable with air travel due to the pandemic, North Carolina has an opportunity to capitalize on the heightened travel demand. 

Alyssa Stroker- Five Questions with Research Analyst Alyssa Stroker - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

May 11, 2022

Five Questions with Research Analyst Alyssa Stroker

Stroker '20 now works at Longwoods International, a tourism market research consulting firm. 

Penguins in Antarctica - Some See Antarctica as ‘Last Chance’ Destination; for Others, It’s a Backdrop - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 15, 2022

Some See Antarctica as ‘Last Chance’ Destination; for Others, It’s a Backdrop

Travel to nature-based destinations to socialize is a growing trend in tourism, and it was a significant pre-pandemic motivator for travel to Antarctica. 

Penguins in Antarctica - Some See Antarctica as ‘Last Chance’ Destination; for Others, It’s a Backdrop - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Apr 14, 2022

The COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted Research and Tourism, Even in Antarctica

NC State researcher Yu-Fai Leung discusses the pandemic's impact on his work studying how tourists can impact penguins in Antarctica. 

Victoria Fuda - What It Means To Think and Do: Turning Passion Into a Career - College of Natural Resources News NC State University

Dec 21, 2021

What It Means To Think and Do: Turning Passion Into a Career

Victoria Fuda graduates this month with some incredible experience under her belt, thanks to private support. 

The coast of North Carolina's Corolla Beach in the Outer Banks

Oct 27, 2021

Changing Tides: Reimagining Tourism in the Outer Banks

As a tourism boom threatens the region's economic, social and environmental resources, one NC State researcher is working with communities to identify solutions. 

Tourists on Main Market Square in Krakow, Poland.

Jul 30, 2021

Ask an Expert: What is Sustainable Tourism?

NC State expert Whitney Knollenberg explains how sustainable tourism development can benefit destinations. 

Aerial view of North Carolina's Outer Banks. Photo by aoldman via iStock.

Jul 30, 2021

New Partnership Aims to Ensure a Sustainable Future for the Outer Banks of North Carolina

As businesses in the Outer Banks struggle to keep up with a tourism boom, a new research initiative is underway to identify solutions. 

Professor Carla Barbieri is Supporting Small Farms through Agritourism, College of Natural Resources, Carla Barbieri at The Vollmer Farm in NC, feature

Jul 16, 2021

Faculty Feature: Meet Professor Carla Barbieri

Barbieri is a professor of parks, recreation and tourism management and head of the Agritourism and Societal Well-being Lab.