Articles tagged “venice”

Tourism

More Countries Seek Digital Nomads Who’ll Be Invested in Local Communities

Can nomad visas change the storytelling about beach and party destinations enough to attract long-term and culturally respectful visitors? We are about to find out.

More Countries Seek Digital Nomads Who’ll Be Invested in Local Communities

News Blog

Venice Postpones Tourist Entry Fee Until 2023

At the very last minute before it was supposed to be implemented, Venice has postponed its trialling of entry fee for tourists until next year. Earlier I April it had announced that is was going to experiment with the fee to ease over tourism and crowding in its main areas. As visitor numbers returned to…

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

Hotels

Why This New Luxury Hotel in Venice Is Hopping on the NFT Frenzy

Ca' di Dio is the first Venetian luxury hotel to offer a reservation via the trendy asset class NFT, or non-fungible token. Smart hotels everywhere are trying fresh ways to appeal to niche audiences, instead of just rely on Booking.com & company.

Why This New Luxury Hotel in Venice Is Hopping on the NFT Frenzy

Cruises

Venice Cruise Ship Ban Is Finally Happening in August

We've heard this before, but maybe we'll see a ban go into place in August. And if that's followed by other acts that put locals before tourists, perhaps we'll once again have a town that's something more than a traveler's trinket at city scale.

Venice Cruise Ship Ban Is Finally Happening in August

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

Cruises

Venice Cruise Ship Ban Is Returning, Maybe

Venice's overtourism problems go deeper than cruise ships, but finally getting a ban on ships in the lagoon is such an obvious first step.

Venice Cruise Ship Ban Is Returning, Maybe

Overtourism

Venice Marks Historic Day as Flood Barrier ‘Stopped the Sea’

From overtourism to a stark absence of tourists, tourism dynamics have rocked Venice and its citizens. The new flood barrier should at least provide some assurance for awhile that at least the tides won't sink the city's prospects.

Venice Marks Historic Day as Flood Barrier ‘Stopped the Sea’

Tourism

Venice Mayor Blames Climate Change for Record High Tide and Flooding

Venice has become something of a modern case study containing all the issues that threaten tourism. Cimate change is chief among those, as current flooding shows.

Venice Mayor Blames Climate Change for Record High Tide and Flooding

Cruises

Venice’s Big Money Conundrum to Solving Its Cruise Ship Crisis

Venice's struggle to deal with oversize cruise ships is constantly in the headlines, but beware of anyone claiming a solution has been reached — the situation is beset with complications of almost every kind.

Venice’s Big Money Conundrum to Solving Its Cruise Ship Crisis