TOURISM CRISIS: BARCELONA TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF VISITORS

Sara Thopson -
A new regulation in Barcelona, a popular travel destination, prohibits the opening of new hotels in the city center. The city is experiencing a tourism crisis. The number of visitors is the second mos...

OVERNIGHTS STAYS AND ARRIVALS RISING IN VIENNA

Gary Diskin -
Vienna’s attractiveness for visitors from all over the world remains unchanged. In the previous year, a preliminary tourist peak was reached with nearly 15 million overnight stays (+4.4 %) and 6.9 mil...

TOURIST DESTINATIONS: CITIES WITH THE BIGGEST VISITOR NUMBERS

Andrea Hausold -
Tourists are flooding the big cities worldwide. However, only two European metropolises made it into the top ten list of the most visited cities. Asia’s major cities are experiencing an unprecedented ...

OVER-TOURISM IN THE EYES OF THE EUROPEAN CITY TOURISM STUDY

Nik Fes -
The crowded La Rambla in Barcelona, mega-cruisers in front of the Doge’s Palace in Venice – you know the pictures. “Cities are becoming victims of their own success. That is irresponsible and really n...

SPAIN: AIRBNB SEEMS IMMUNE TO TOURISM SLOW DOWN

Pat Hyland -
Airbnb is immune to the most recent tourism slowdown in Spain. The rental platform has not seen a drop in foreign visitors during the summer and has increased once again the number of visitors in the ...