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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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4 Destinations Affected By Mass Tourism That Travelers Need To Know

Mass tourism is now a serious issue affecting four of the world’s leading destinations. While some cities may see the influx of dollars as a good thing, especially after two years of Covid, others are concerned that over-development, and particularly the crowds that come with it, will eventually be detrimental to their standing as authentic, …

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Japan Will Remove Restrictions To Allow For Normal Tourism This Fall

In a major change of approach, Japan is eyeing autumn as the season to allow for normal tourism and finally remove its harsh border measures, including the visa it imposed on American travelers. Pretty soon, U.S. citizens and other foreigners will be allowed to enter Japan with fewer hurdles. Throughout the pandemic, the East Asian …

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Tourists Are Still Flocking To Hawaii Despite Soaring Prices – Here’s Why It’s More Popular Than Ever

The cost of travel has increased exponentially this year, influenced by the economic crisis and the pent-up demand resulting from two years of pandemic management. Interestingly, several destinations continued reporting record revenues: one of them is Hawaii, a place tourists continue flocking into despite soaring prices. Hawaii’s latest visitor numbers are incredibly close to reaching …

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Barcelona: 10 Things Travelers Need to Know Before Visiting

Booked your flight and getting ready for an adventure to Barcelona, Spain? Saying that this capital city of the Catalan region is filled with culture is a bit of an understatement. From architectural wonders to world-class art, Barcelona is a must for any travel bucket list. And beyond the fascinating history, culture, and art…comes the …

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