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.
Visitors to Venice will have to pay a new tax to help cover the costs of keeping the tourist-thronged historic city clean and safe, city officials have announced.
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.
Holidaying with locals, cheaper and more personal than in a hotel: with that simple idea, the founders of Airbnb turned the travel industry upside down. We take stock.
At the ITB travel trade show in Berlin "overtourism" is hotly debated. Majorca, Venice and Berlin — they all suffer from the excesses of tourism, even though tourists are an important economic factor.
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