The Most ‘Over-Touristed’ Cities in Europe

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Following the end of the COVID pandemic, small and large cities are suffering from the growing number of tourists and visitors. This article shows some interesting data about this phenomena.



NSW’s most popular holiday spots divided over limits on short-term holiday rentals

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This article focus the attention on that not all councils agree on best way to tackle homelessness caused in part by popularity of short-term rentals such as Airbnb.


Restrictions on tourists

The autonomous region of Alto Adige, also known as Bolzano – South Tyrol, gateway to the Dolomite mountains in the north of Italy has capped visitor numbers in a bid to prevent overtourism.

The travel destinations that want tourists to stay away

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This interesting article from Timeout magazine, shows the example of some tourist destinations trying to reduce the number of visitors.

This article by John Bills presents some travel destination among the worlds most popular ones willing and acting to reduce the number of visitors and thus reduce also the negative impact of over-tourism on local communities and the environment.

The negative impact of over tourism of some of these destinations has been analysed also within our SMARTDEST project and results can be considered in line with our findings.

You can read the whole article at the following link: