By Blake Ng — 16 Nov 2017
In the last decade, travel has become more popular than ever before. People in all age groups and across all demographics are setting their sights on new destinations, and they are booking cruises, vacation packages and flights in order to accomplish their goals. This should be great news for the travel industry, right? Well, it is, but overtourism is actually becoming challenging for many destinations to manage.
Overtourism is a condition in which a destination is being visited by too many travelers at a given time. For example, the Greek Isle of Santorini recently had to cap its daily visitors at 8,000, according to a report in Travel Weekly. This magnificent Greek Isle with its famous blue dome church has become one of the most popular ports on Mediterranean cruises, and the isle was simply being inundated with quick-hitting tourists on a daily basis. While the locals thrive on the travel and tourism industry, it was actually becoming too much.
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