What is it about?

It is debated that overtourism phenomenon may be ‘old wine in new bottles’, but it entered people’s everyday life when it gained significant media attention in 2015.

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Why is it important?

This book is the first cutting edge collection of research studies timely exploring the genesis of overtourism and the system dynamics underpinning it.


The book finishes with the afterword by the co-editors. One of the challenges discussed is ‘who is to blame, and what can be done about it?’

Dr Yana Wengel
Hainan University

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This page is a summary of: Overtourism: Excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism, Tourism Geographies, December 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/14616688.2019.1697894.
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