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Many cities globally are now finding it difficult to tackle overtourism

29 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

British Holidaymakers' responsibility for foul beaches, overcrowding, traffic, aeroplane emissions and other environmental impacts will be scrutinized by the Parliament.
The inquiry into the environmental cost of tourism and transport will take into consideration whether the UK government should play a greater role in balancing the waste and damage caused by scores of Britons who go on holiday overseas each year.
It will also strive to reduce the negative consequences of the growing domestic tourism industry, and hefty carbon footprint of aviation and cruise companies.
According to the...
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UK parliament's Environmental Audit Committee to launch an inquiry into the cost of tourism to the environment

UK parliament's Environmental Audit Committee to launch an inquiry into the cost of tourism to the environment

29 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The UK parliament's Environmental Audit Committee will launch an inquiry into the cost of tourism to the environment.
The announcement spoke about various effects of overtourism, including carbon emissions, resource degradation, the decline of cultural sites, and negative impacts on the housing market.
Chair of the committee, Mary Creagh, Member of Parliament, said that the recent cruise ship collision in Venice as well as local protests in highly-affected cities like Barcelona has brought the issue of overtourism to the forefront.
“The industry adds five percent to global greenhouse...
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