Tourism Leaders, we have a problem.
If you have been watching the news, you will know that the people who live in Venice are saying they’ve had enough. We’re seeing headlines like these:
“Residents fear visitors are destroying their city”
“Mass tourism and soaring property prices have stifled life in the city”
I don’t want to criticise Venice. Instead I want to use it and a few other destinations to highlight the increasing, unchecked growth in tourism…Article continues on the Destination Stewardship Centre website