overtourism


Fed Up With Hoards Of Cruise Passengers, Alaska Residents Are Calling For Ship-free Saturdays

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A cruise ship cap is being introduced in Alaska’s capital to curb overtourism. Read more

Mt. Fuji No More: Japanese Town Erects Huge Black Screen To Deter Crowds Of Selfie-seeking Tourists

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Camera-sized holes have since appeared in the screen, which officials are working to repair. Read more

Overcrowded Swiss Village Considers Venice-style Entry Fee For Visitors Who Arrive By Car

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The fee would not apply to those who arrive by public transport. Read more

Everything Is Collapsing: Ibiza Is The Latest Spanish Hotspot To Fight Back Against Overtourism

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One local teacher flies to and from Ibiza every day because she can't afford to live on the island. Read more

Mt. Fuji No More: Japanese Town Erects Huge Black Screen To Deter Crowds Of Selfie-seeking Tourists

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Destinations in Europe have made similar moves to try and combat overtourism. Read more

Evasion, Confusion And Protests: How Effective Is Venices New Tourist Tax?

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Some news websites have run articles explaining how visitors can avoid paying the new fee. Read more

We Pay Dearly: Menorcan Town Fed Up With Tourists Has Introduced Visiting Hours

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Tourists regularly enter into homes, steal belongings and climb up balconies. Read more

No More Sun, Sex And Sangria Tourism In Ibiza And Mallorca Under New Alcohol Laws

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Holidaymakers also face fines of up to €1,500 for drinking in the streets. Read more

Want To Escape The Crowds Of Lake Como And Garda? Head To These Underrated Italian Lakes Instead

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While Lake Como and Garda get all the attention, here are seven Italian lakes that fly under the radar. Read more

Japanese Town Builds Giant Screen To Block Views Of Mount Fuji And Deter Tourist Crowds

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The town of Kawaguchiko has seen an influx of tourists, all vying for the perfect shot of Mount Fuji. Now local official... Read more

Tenerife Targets US Tourists In Drive To Promote The Island As An Exclusive Luxury Destination

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The largest of the Canary Islands is looking to high-spending visitors to combat overtourism. Read more

Venice Entry Fee Launches: Day-trippers Now Have To Pay To Visit The Italian City At Peak Times

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Venice has rolled out a tourism tax to try to stop overcowding on peak weekends. Read more

Venice Starts Fining Tourists Who Skip Entrance Fee To Historic Centre

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But some locals aren’t convinced the entry fee or the associated fines will have any positive impact on local resident... Read more

Fake Signs And Hunger Strikes: Whats Behind Europes Backlash Against Overtourism?

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Overtourism is putting pressure on health services, waste management, water supplies and housing at the expense of resid... Read more

We Need To Eliminate References To It Online: Barcelona Bus Route Taken Off Maps To Deter Tourists

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The number 116 stops at Antoni Gaudí’s Park Güell, Barcelona’s second most popular attraction after the Sagrada Fa... Read more

We Cant Put A Fence Around Amsterdam: Dutch Capital Bans New Hotels To Curb Mass Tourism

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The Dutch city is also limiting the number of overnight stays by tourists. Read more

An Excess Of Tourism: Lake Como To Introduce Daytripper Fee To Curb Visitor Numbers

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This Italian lakeside city wants to impose a daily visitor fee. Read more

My Misery, Your Paradise: Canary Island Residents Say Mass Tourism Is At Breaking Point

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Activists say locals are being forced to sleep in their cars and even caves. Read more

Ditch Paris And The Amalfi Coast For These Under The Radar Honeymoon Destinations

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Want to honeymoon away from the crowds? Head to these lesser known European destinations. Read more

Ditch Paris And The Amalfi Coast For These Under The Radar Honeymoon Destinations

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Want to honeymoon away from the crowds? Head to these lesser known European destinations. Read more