AMSTERDAM: FAKE MARRIAGE AS A SOLUTION TO OVERTOURISM?

Sara Thopson -
A new book and website called “Untourist Guide to Amsterdam” aims to connect local residents with the visitors – through, among other activities, fake weddings. The ensuing one-day honeymoon of the vi...

CZECH REPUBLIC FACING FAKE TOUR GUIDES IN PRAGUE

Nik Fes -
Tourism in the Czech Republic and especially the capital of the country, Prague, is on a rise. Last year, almost 7.9 million people visited the city. This represents an increase of 3.2%, with the larg...

SOCIAL MEDIA BOOST THE OVER-TOURISM CRISIS

Andrea Hausold -
Social media can be blamed for spreading fake news, compromising one’s privacy and some people are blaming it for ruining some of the world’s top tourism destinations. Once, visitors would travel to s...

ANIMAL TOURISM: SCANDALOUS TORTURE JUST FOR A SELFIE

Laura Loss -
A new hype to be seen on the internet: take a photo with wild animals. However, for an exciting selfie, social networks today put on shows which are incompatible with animal welfare. ...

21ST CENTURY, THE RISE OF TOURISM AND TOURISMOPHOBIA

Theodore Slate -
The annual number of travelers in 2017 could surpass the 1.3 billion mark. With the rise of low-cost airlines, the number of annual flights has also grown: more than 37 million per year. Right now, 4....
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