Overcoming over-tourism

Bořivoj Vokřínek

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Travel is one of the world's largest industries, surpassing that of oil exports, food products and automobiles. The sector grew at 3.6 percent to contribute a record $9.3 trillion and 328 million jobs to the world economy in 2019. Although positive, this continued growth comes with its challenges, such as over-tourism, where too many tourists are overwhelming some destinations. 

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The more popular destinations are feeling the pressure and real estate owners need to understand how they are impacted by: 

  • Tourism taxes
  • Hotel supply restrictions
  • Regulations of the home-sharing sector
  • Tourism flow management
  • Enhancing accessibility 

What’s the solution to over-tourism? Read the full article.

 

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