The coronavirus pandemic and overtourism are forcing the travel industry to innovate. What can sustainable tourism look like? What initiatives and visions are already underway in Berlin, Amsterdam and Venice?
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The cruise industry experienced a boom for years. Then came the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing and travel shutdowns. Can the industry recover this year, and what changes are in store long-term?
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"?
Berlin is many things: the German capital, seat of government and cultural metropolis. But above all Berlin is fascinating, a city that is constantly changing. Maybe that's why it's such a tourist hotspot.
Once Tegel airport is gone, so will be the dream of an inner-city portal that brought millions of people to Berlin each year. What's left will be memories of its unique futuristic features, says DW's Timothy Rooks.
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