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Greece Is Asking Tourists To Explore Off Path Destinations To Prevent Overtourism

Now that Greece has fully reopened and normality has been reinstated, a surging crowd is taking over the narrow streets of Mykonos and Santorini once again. Fearing a re-enactment of 2019’s disruptive overtourism, authorities are reminding tourists it is not all about ‘sun and beach’, and asking them to explore other off-path destinations instead. A …

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Cancun Has The Highest Number Of Clean Beaches In Mexico Despite Overtourism

Cancun is a highly sought-after international destination that sees millions upon millions of tourists arriving all-year round. Its massive popularity would lead you to think the quality of local beaches is decreasing dramatically – after all, more tourists generally result in more waste and, subsequently, beach pollution. That is shockingly not the case, as Cancun …

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This Is Why Tulum Remains Popular Among Americans Despite Overtourism And Crime

This year, Tulum has been plagued by a surge in violence and corrupt practices, be it shootings or taxis operating on inflated fares. Even then, it has continued to grow as a destination and is expected to host a record number of guests this winter. So why does it remain one of America’s favorite sunny …

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France Will Limit Tourists At Popular Attractions To Combat Overtourism

Marseille Among Those Keeping The Visiting Numbers Under Control Several towns in France have taken the sudden surge in tourism into their own hands by implementing limits on the number of visitors. Marseille is one of the most significant cities to take action. The French countryside has long been an iconic destination for foreigners. Its …

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These European Hotspots Are Limiting Tourists Due to Overtourism

Tourism and travel have made an astonishing return over the past few months. Crippled to it’s core by a global pandemic, tourism around the world grinded to a complete halt for 2 years. Now with an overwhelming amount of tourists visiting European hotspots, countries are taking steps to limit the number of visitors and prevent …

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Thailand Beach Made Famous By DiCaprio Movie Will Close Again Due To Overtourism

A well-known beach in Thailand that was made famous in a movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio is set to close again once more due to overtourism. The famous Maya Bay, located in the Phi Phi Archipelago in Krabi, Southern Thailand, has long since attracted tourists in the millions after the Hollywood movie helped to put it …

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Hawaii Faces Overtourism With Maui Planning To Limit Number of Tourists

After suffering from overtourism, the Hawaiian island of Maui is looking to place a limit on the number of tourists that are able to visit. The second largest of the Hawaiian islands by size and third most populated island, Maui has long since been a popular vacation destination for travelers from around the world – …

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Thailand’s Maya Bay Will Reopen After 3 Years Of Closure Due To Overtourism

After an over 3-year closure, Thailand’s notorious Maya Bay is now scheduled to reopen on January 1st, 2022. Thailand’s Natural Resources and Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa announced the tentative opening date on Monday, as reported by the Bangkok Post. The picturesque cove in Thailand’s Hat Noppharat Thara Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park, also known …

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Amsterdam Could Ban Tourists From Buying Marijuana In Overtourism Crackdown

Amsterdam could soon ban tourists from buying cannabis in the capital city to reduce the number of visitors. The mayor of the city is looking for ways to prevent overtourism ruining the city. Femke Halsema, the mayor of Amsterdam, commissioned a study to see the affect a cannabis ban would have on travellers. Many tourists …

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Kyoto Bans Photos in Famous Gion Geisha District Due To Overtourism

Kyoto’s historic and iconic Gion district has introduced a ban on tourist photographs. Vistors who violate the new rules will be fined ¥10,000 ($92). The stunning neighbourhood boasts beautiful streets, traditional tea houses and is home to traditional geishas. In recent years it has become such a tourist hotspot that is is suffereing from overtourism and …

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Overtourism? The World’s Most Visited Cities and Where To Go Instead

Overtourism. The biggest buzz word in travel for 2019.More people than ever before are travelling the world. The global number of tourists has more than doubled in the past 15 years to exceed 1.3 billion last year, and is forecast to rise to nearly 2 billion by 2030 The most visited cities in the world …

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Why Albania Is The Best European Country For American Nomads In 2023

After being dismissed as Europe’s underdog for decades, Albania is surging in popularity as the top digital nomad hub in the continent for 2023: remote workers from the U.S. have been flocking to the nation in record numbers, and in this article, we will finally explain why. Europe is the preferred destination for American nomads …

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