Prince William and Kate Middleton criticized for neglecting international tours.

Critics say the Prince and Princess of Wales are inconsistent in their royal duties.

Columnist Daniela Elser warns of diminishing Commonwealth influence.

Elser suggests the couple is hesitant to engage with the Commonwealth.

She criticizes them for staying away despite reasons like lethargy or nervousness.

The Wales' last official tour was in March 2022 to Belize, Jamaica, and the Bahamas.

They appear to be prioritizing their family over official duties.

Concerns raised about the couple's reduced influence in the Commonwealth.

A call to action for the royal couple to be more active in their Commonwealth role.