Articles tagged “lisbon”

Lisbon’s Overtourism Lesson: Living Like a Local Is Not Enough

Lisbon’s Overtourism Lesson: Living Like a Local Is Not Enough

Rebecca Stone, Skift

Lisbon's post-crisis evolution and corresponding tourism boom show the dramatic impact and lasting ramifications of overtourism. Efforts have centered on sustainable tourism and limiting tourism's potential negative impacts, but, in our view, the focus has been all wrong. Sustainable tourism should be about sustainable cultures, and we all have a role to play.

3 weeks ago

Portugal Has Plenty of Tourists But Needs Locals to Spend More

Portugal Has Plenty of Tourists But Needs Locals to Spend More

Joao Lima, Bloomberg

Saddled with debt and high unemployment, Portugal's economy needs more than tourists alone can provide. Still, an influx of visitors is helping to fuel slow growth.

1 year ago

Airbnb Finds Sweet Spot in Lisbon After Berlin and Barcelona Struggles

Airbnb Finds Sweet Spot in Lisbon After Berlin and Barcelona Struggles

Henrique Almeida, Bloomberg

Not every major European city is resisting the spread of Airbnb.

2 years ago

Web Summit CEO Happy to Trade Dublin Horse Show Venue for Lisbon

Web Summit CEO Happy to Trade Dublin Horse Show Venue for Lisbon

Henrique Almeida, Bloomberg

Web Summit's move to Lisbon is a huge win for the Portuguese city's tech economy and economic development agencies, which have prioritized local startup culture in recent years to attract advanced industry foreign investment.

2 years ago

The Trouble With Tourists From Berlin to Hong Kong

The Trouble With Tourists From Berlin to Hong Kong

Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

Locals really, really don't want tourists to live like a local. They just want them to let locals live their lives without tacky shops and sky-high housing costs geared toward by people living on big vacation budgets.

3 years ago

Lisbon Residents Are Latest to Be Fed Up With Too Many Tourists

Lisbon Residents Are Latest to Be Fed Up With Too Many Tourists

Henrique Almeida, Bloomberg

Tourism is so very often a wonderful thing. But the damage it can do is so rarely understood, and the tourists who inflict the worst of it have absolutely no clue what they're doing.

3 years ago

Time Out Seeks Brand Rebirth in Food Halls for Tourists

Time Out Seeks Brand Rebirth in Food Halls for Tourists

Andrei Khalip, Reuters

Incredibly smart move by Time Out to move into a brand extension that may just keep the brand alive.

3 years ago

Tourists Swarming Into Lisbon Are Changing the Face of the City

Tourists Swarming Into Lisbon Are Changing the Face of the City

Henrique Almeida, Bloomberg

There's nothing good for destinations about unfettered tourism.

4 years ago

Lisbon’s Smart Marketing Campaign Turns Its Tram Lines Into New City Font

Lisbon’s Smart Marketing Campaign Turns Its Tram Lines Into New City Font

Rafat Ali, Skift

The key is to leverage residents and visitors already in the city and then extend this creative way to market Lisbon.

4 years ago

How Creative Can Airport Ads Be? Lisbon Airport Shows The Way

How Creative Can Airport Ads Be? Lisbon Airport Shows The Way

Rafat Ali, Skift

For us, among the top print travel ad campaigns of 2013. Gorgeous and simple in execution, these would make great travel posters blown up fully.

5 years ago