Articles tagged “overtourism”

Cruises

What’s Missing From Big Cruise’s New Climate Action Goals?

Alternative fuel sources are urgently needed, yes. But the cruise lines’ woes go well beyond emissions and remain unaddressed, even if CLIA now recognizes that really big ships aren't suitable for certain destinations. With climate change finally front and center, will more governments restrict megaships and regulate various impacts on host communities?

What’s Missing From Big Cruise’s New Climate Action Goals?

Overtourism

Venice Battles Overtourism With Reservations and Mobile Phone Tracking

Airport-like turnstiles and ticketing will rub away some of the historic city's charm, but perhaps the best way to prevent visitors numbers spiralling out of control.

Venice Battles Overtourism With Reservations and Mobile Phone Tracking

Announcements

Join Us for Our Destination and Sustainability Summit on July 21

As many destinations start to open their borders and welcome back travelers, how can tourism add value to local communities in more environmentally friendly and impactful ways? You don't want to miss these timely conversations as tourism faces new challenges and opportunities.

Join Us for Our Destination and Sustainability Summit on July 21

Overtourism

Tourism’s Carbon Emissions in 25 Countries: New Skift Research

The emission rate for tourism-related activities will not slow down by default. The implications of carbon emissions are apparent and concerted action is required from all stakeholders to reduce the carbon footprint of tourism at a faster pace.

Tourism’s Carbon Emissions in 25 Countries: New Skift Research

Business Travel

The Travel Advisors Leading the Overtourism Fight for a Post-Pandemic Era

Travel advisors are possibly more powerful than tourism boards in the fight against overtourism, and their advice about where to travel is increasingly valuable.

The Travel Advisors Leading the Overtourism Fight for a Post-Pandemic Era

Overtourism

How Deep Is Tourism’s Carbon Footprint? New Skift Research

Airlines, cruise lines and even hotels have all been measured for their impacts on the environment. But destinations themselves are hurting the environment as well. Find out which ones, and how extensive the problem, in our first-of-its-kind report.

How Deep Is Tourism’s Carbon Footprint? New Skift Research

Overtourism

Hawaii Tourism Greeted With About-Face: 70 Percent of Residents Now Support

Hawaii's residents are aware tourism per se is a plus for development, the latest survey shows — but they also want solutions and action. Acting fast is crucial.

Hawaii Tourism Greeted With About-Face: 70 Percent of Residents Now Support

Overtourism

Tourism Roars Back in Hawaii But It Looks Very Different As New Challenges Surface

Experts say Hawaii's tourism officials are making a genuine effort to build back better, but this is where the rubber meets the road: Who will tackle Hawaii's overcrowding problem? And with legislators aiming to slash Hawaii Tourism Authority's funding and authority, how will a majority domestic tourism market impact Hawaii's travel industry?

Tourism Roars Back in Hawaii But It Looks Very Different As New Challenges Surface

Cruises

First Cruise Ship to Sail From Venice Since Pandemic Met With Protests and Plaudits

Will the pandemic really change the nature of tourism and cruising? That issue is being played out in Venice once again.

First Cruise Ship to Sail From Venice Since Pandemic Met With Protests and Plaudits

Overtourism

Video: Limiting Overtourism Within Public Lands

Watch a full session from our recent online event devoted to the short-term rental and outdoor industries.

Video: Limiting Overtourism Within Public Lands