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The Canary Islands may be the number one holiday spot in Spain right now, but that doesn’t mean visitors are exactly welcome. Just recently, thousands took to the streets to protest the rising levels of tourism, as visitor crowds are expected to surge come summer. The seven-island Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic is widely popular …

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Have you been mulling over the idea of going on another Eurotrip this year, yet the memory of jam-packed narrow streets and multiple retries for that perfect selfie – only to get photobombed for the umpteenth time by inconsiderate passersby – still plague your thoughts? There’s seemingly no escaping the buzzing crowds in Europe’s top …

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Southern Europe is overcrowded, and numerous sunny spots on the coast are moving to limit tourism, with Italy going as far as enforcing a traffic ban on certain days on the scenic Amalfi Coast, and France launching ticketing systems for certain natural parks. Understandably, a growing number of Americans flying across the pond this summer …

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The travel industry has been recovering after the health crisis and travelers are ready to check off their bucket lists.  Rumor has it that summer travel in 2023 will be the busiest —and most expensive— of the past few years and will hit new records. A recent study performed by the American Society of Travel …

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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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