This study addresses the complex phenomenon of overtourism in the EU. By focusing on a set of case studies, the study reports on overtourism indicators, discusses management approaches implemented within different destinations and assesses policy responses. It concludes that a common set of indicators cannot be defined because of the complex causes and effects of overtourism. Avoiding overtourism requires custom-made policies in cooperation between destinations' stakeholders and policymakers.
|Type||Study on overtourism for the European Parliament TRAC Committee|
|Media of output||Overtourism|
|Publisher||European Parliament, Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies, Brussels|
|Number of pages||258|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2018|
- tourism impacts
- tourism in Europe
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- School of Business and Law - Professor of Tourism and International Dev
- Centre for Arts and Wellbeing
- Design for Circular Cities and Regions (DCCR) Research and Enterprise Group
- Centre of Resilience for Social Justice
- Tourism, Hospitality and Events Research and Enterprise Group
- Centre for Change, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management