Europe | The Problem with ‘Overtourism’

Concerns about ‘overtourism’ have grown in recent years, especially in European destinations. There is no widely accepted definition of ‘overtourism’, though recent attention is based on the perception that the costs and benefits of tourism have become unbalanced. An increase in anti-tourist sentiment has perhaps been most notable in Barcelona and Venice.

What you will learn:

  • Perceptions of ‘Overtourism’
  • The Economic Benefits of Tourism
  • The Potential Costs of Tourism
  • A Measure of Tourism Intensity in European Cities
  • Managing the Increase in Tourism

Topics: Travel, Europe, Tourism, Global economy, Coronavirus

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