Venice is a dream destination for many tourists — but its residents are being squeezed out by rising prices. Now local activists are determined to limit the damage done by AirBnB and offer sustainable alternatives.
Homesharing giant Airbnb announced that it will automatically cap rentals in central Paris to 120 nights a year, bringing it in line with the French capital's legal limit.
Around 30 million tourists flocked to the Catalan capital in 2016 - a major economic boon for the city. However, the downside of the tourist influx is catching up with the locals. Santiago Sáez reports from Barcelona.
Berlin's popularity with tourists is growing, but so is local residents' resentment: noise, rubbish levels and prices are rising. Is the tourism boom backfiring? We assess the mood in Berlin's Kreuzberg district.
Hordes of tourists fill the city centres, while residents have deserted buildings full of history to make way for quaint hotels and tourist rentals - an issue that affects popular spots Europe-wide.
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