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New SMARTDEST publication: “Analysing the impact of short-term rentals”

New SMARTDEST publication: “Analysing the impact of short-term rentals” By Russo, A.P., Valente, R. (2023). Growth in the number of properties available for short term rent in European cities is having an impact on local residents. Read the new SMARTDEST Publication on EU Research: ‘Analysing the impact of short-term rentals’. By Russo, A.P., Valente, R. […]

New SMARTDEST publication: “A typology of tourism mobility apps”

New SMARTDEST publication:“A typology of tourism mobility apps” By Amit Birenboim, Yael Bulis and Itzhak Omer  (2023). Smartphones and mobile applications (apps) have become indispensable tools for travelers. Despite their pivotal role in the tourism industry and continuous advancements, our understanding of their usage and integration is limited. Adopting a bottom-up approach, we analyzed and […]

France lays out strategy to combat ‘overtourism’

France lays out strategy to combat ‘overtourism’ Faced with surging numbers of visitors to historic landmarks and natural treasures, France wants to put a lid on the tourist crowds that flood in each year — though officials recognise it won’t be easy. Unpacking France’s strategic approach to combat overtourism: A testament to the quest for […]