Mass tourism

Q&A: COVID has cut mass tourism – and some cities want it to be

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, cities that typically received thousands of tourists a day got a taste of life without mass tourism – and some of them don’t want all of those people coming back. A gradual post-pandemic…

French natural parks warn of the “harmful effects” of mass tourism

Published on: 07/09/2021 – 08:23 Amid the uncertainties surrounding the evolution of Covid-19 and border restrictions, many French people are choosing to explore their own country instead of going abroad for summer vacation. The implications are not all positive. After…

Venice divided on the return of mass tourism

Piero Dri depends on the millions of tourists who come to his hometown of Venice every year. However, he admits to feeling already “suffocated” by foreign visitors who return gradually after a forced absence. “Over the past year, Venice has…

What the Maldives looked like before mass tourism

(CNN) – The Maldives: turquoise waters, bright white sands, gorgeous technicolor sunsets and, of course, luxury. But believe it or not, there was a time when the Maldives wasn’t one of the most glamorous getaways in the world. When Mohamed…

Real estate sector: “Luxury real estate, a low impact alternative to mass tourism”

Luxury real estate development has a key role to play in the future of the Seven Mile Beach Corridor and in driving the Cayman economy, real estate insiders believe. Michael Joseph said international demand for beachfront homes in Grand Cayman…

Regenerative travel: will the pandemic end mass tourism?

BARCELONA – While some airlines, bizarre as it may sound, continue to offer “flights to nowhere” – on planes that take off and land at the same airport, just to assuage the need of some tourists to fly – d…

Pandemic respite for “sea gypsies” threatened by mass tourism

The coronavirus has wreaked havoc around the world, but for Thailand’s “sea gypsies” it has provided welcome respite from the threat of mass tourism. PHUKET: The coronavirus has wreaked havoc around the world, but for Thailand’s “sea gypsies” it has…