20 places around the world that are being ruined by tourism; Madeline Diamond & Frank Olito; Insider

From damaging monuments to overcrowding neighborhoods, tourists have caused some serious harm in these popular travel destinations.

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Venice presents plan to tackle climate change at C40 World Mayors Summit; Statesman

To tackle the effects of climate change, the Italian city of Venice has presented a plan calling for responsible tourism.

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Selfie culture has doomed the world’s most precious tourist sites; Eric Spitznagel; News.com.au

Instagram posts of the blooming poppy fields in a small Southern Californian town last March inspired thousands to flock there.

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Before and After Photos Show Reality of Venice’s Tourism Problem; Walker Loetscher; InsideHook

More than 50k people visit Venice each day, prompting the city to introduce an entry fee earlier this year. These before-and-after photos show the extent of the problem.

Source: Before and After Photos Show Reality of Venice’s Tourism Problem – InsideHook

Jaunt around the moon? How we’ll be holidaying in the future; Shane Hegarty; Irish Times

Climate change, overtourism, space travel and virtual reality will have a huge impact in years to come…

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World’s Tourist Havens Crack Down as They Become Victims of Own Success; NewsGram

It is not the sheer number of tourists descending on Venice that bothers Italian food blogger Monica Cesarato so much as the type of visitor. Tourist…

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Venice saved from UNESCO black list – Bonisoli; ANSA

Venice has avoided ending up on the UNESCO black list, Culture Minister Alberto Bonisoli said Thursday. “Good news: Venice was in danger but it won’t be put on the black list,” he tweeted.

Source: Venice saved from UNESCO black list – Bonisoli – English

Should Venice be Added to UNESCO’s Endangered List?; Mia Taylor; Travel Pulse

Venice’s mayor says he will ask UNESCO to add the city to the list, which would restrict the number of visitors allowed.

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Should Venice to be added to Unesco’s endangered World Heritage list?; Andrea Smith; Lonely Planet

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Tourist overload: Some world destinations want more visitors – and some really, really don’t; Jonathan Gatehouse; CBC

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Death by tourism: when visitors outnumber residents; Sjur Kristoffer Dyrkolbotn; Rics

Inscription as a World Heritage Site can boost local economies. But when annual visitors outnumber residents by as many as 500 to one it can have a negative impact.

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Venice to Consider Charging Entry Fee for Popular Tourist Attractions; Elaine Glusac; AARP

As a result of the abundance of tourists, city officials are looking to charge from $3 to $12 to help cover the cost of services, including garbage disposal. Other popular destinations are looking to follow suit.

Source: Venice to Consider Charging Entry Fee for Popular Tourist Attractions

Venice will charge an entry fee for every person who entering into their country; Padly Nurdin; NEWS24XX.COM

Venice is one of the tourist destinations in Italy which is the destination of almost all the world’s population. But now the city…

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Study Shows Mediterranean UNESCO World Heritage Sites Are at Risk of Major Flooding by 2100; Lyndsey Matthews; AFAR

Nearly 50 World Heritage sites are at risk of coastal flooding or erosion from sea-level rise by 2100.

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Beauty or safety? Europe seeks to protect heritage from disasters; Alex Whiting; Reuters

From the floating city of Venice to prehistoric rock carvings in Spain, Europe’s cultural heritage is vulnerable to floods, quakes and wildfires, and requires better protection to preserve it.

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8 Travel Destinations Around the World Ruined By Overtourism; Renata Molinari Borges Da Costa; Ecophiles

Mass tourism is causing some pretty serious damage to popular travel destinations around the world. Here’s a list of the most affected places.

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World Heritage sites under threat from climate change: Study; IBNS

London, Nov 3 (IBNS): UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean such as Venice, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Medieval City of Rhodes are under severe threat of coastal erosion and flooding due to rising sea levels within the next 100 years, a study published in Naturemagazine reports this week.

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All the things tourists are not allowed to do in Venice; Rosie Spink; Quartz

Don’t sit. Don’t eat. Don’t swim. And for goodness sake, don’t stand still.

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Venice City Guide; Liz Jarvis; Cruise International

Famous for its architecture, art and irresistible cuisine, the Floating City is incredibly easy to navigate and makes a truly unforgettable pre- or post- cruise stay, says Liz Jarvis…

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Wonderful World: Discover Venice; Dos Mundos

Italy – Venice and its Lagoon

Welcome tourists! In this edition, we will talk about a very romantic city, the city of the gondolas. We are talking about Venice, Italy. The city that was founded in the 5th century and that is located on an archipelago that is formed by 120 small islands joined together by 455 bridges. It is a …

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