Articles tagged “overcrowding”

Tourism

U.S. National Parks Boom Is Great But Overtourism Solutions Needed Urgently, Say Senators

National Parks are being "loved to death" and solutions are urgently needed to manage, disperse, and educate crowds while increasing access for all.

U.S. National Parks Boom Is Great But Overtourism Solutions Needed Urgently, Say Senators

Tourism

Global Travel Chains Scramble to Crack Code on China’s Domestic Market

The timing for global hotel chains to expand their presence in China has never been rosier. It's not just the sheer size of the domestic travel market but also the learnings that can be had from a country that has emerged as a technology trailblazer.

Global Travel Chains Scramble to Crack Code on China’s Domestic Market

Tourism

Can Thailand Handle 65 Million Tourists by 2029?

This looks like an overtourism disaster in the making. Thailand could get 65 million visitors — the size of UK’s population — by 2029. It can hardly cope now, with issues including pollution, environmental degradation, and lack of proper planning in development. Shudder.

Can Thailand Handle 65 Million Tourists by 2029?

Tourism

How Nepal Can Address Overtourism on Mount Everest

Overcrowding at the peak of Everest has long been well documented. The current 2019 death toll of 11 climbers must jolt Nepal authorities into taking action and getting wiser about how to optimize an attraction without spoiling it. Here's how.

How Nepal Can Address Overtourism on Mount Everest

Cruises

Philippines Mulls Limiting Cruises to Boracay as Overtourism Worries Mount

The Philippines wants cruise dollars. But Boracay, which has reopened after some rehabilitation, does not. The island is a key cruise stop but can carry only so much. Tourism authorities and cruise lines should work out the sums.

Philippines Mulls Limiting Cruises to Boracay as Overtourism Worries Mount