Mass tourism has prompted calls for better management at some of the world's most popular destinations. Berlin-based company GetYourGuide allows users to book tours in advance - meaning they can avoid the lines.
Tourists continue to stay away from Prague because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But at some point, they will return. Will they once again come in masses? Or has the city found a secret recipe to combat "overtourism"?
As more European nations see record death and infection tolls from the coronavirus, many are reimposing curfews, partial lockdowns and other restrictions on public life to slow a second wave of COVID-19.
Though tourism revenues have nearly disappeared, some locals are happy to have space back to enjoy their city, which for years has suffered from overtourism that is crowding out residents.
Health Minister Jens Spahn has defended the decision to force Germans returning from mainland Spain and the Balearic Islands to undergo mandatory COVID-19 testing. Find out more about other key developments.
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