Protect Wanaka

The Unesco World Heritage site on the Adriatic is under threat from hordes of cruise ship tourists who crowd its narrow streets looking for landmarks from the hit TV series. Dubrovnik...

Tourists don’t need a hardware store, or a shoe repair shop. When tourism takes over, the makeup of a local community changes rapidly. Beyond a certain point, tourists metamorphose from an...

Bulletin of the World Health Organization  When the Australian federal government approved plans to build a second international airport in Sydney two years ago, Professor Evelyne de Leeuw, director of the...

Fewer than 1 million people live in Amsterdam, but city officials expect almost 20 million visitors this year. Most end up squeezing into the historic center of museums and canals and,...

The world’s population explosion has finally arrived. It has manifested itself not in global waves of famine as was feared half a century ago, but in waves of Airbuses, tour buses,...

Overtourism as a potential reputation and competitiveness issue for cities and destinations was the topic for this expert panel last September. Overtourism – linked to destination overcrowding and tourism fatigue among...

There are two sides to Santorini — and they’re worlds apart. On the one end, the Cycladic island is a place where honeymooners, families, and friends come to escape their troubles...

It’s survival of the fittest in the NZ tourism industry, where some regions struggle for visitors while our biggest hotspots can hardly cope – all while our government resolutely rejects a...

Destinations around the world are under increasing pressures due to exponential growth in visitation. The negative effects of mass tourism are being felt in idyllic locations prized for pristine landscapes and...