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Mass Tourism

Mass Tourism

It is time to end extractive tourism

As we draw closer to the anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, many are hopeful that the vaccine roll-out will help us return to our pre-pandemic “normal”. For a certain privileged group of people, this would mean getting back the “freedom” to travel anywhere…
bubmag
February 18, 2021
Mass Tourism

EU reopens to outside visitors in bid to save tourism

The European Union has reopened its borders to visitors from 15 countries, but excluded the United States where deaths are rising again and a top health official warned the country was heading in the "wrong direction". The final list of nations safe enough to allow residents to enter the EU…
bubmag
July 1, 2020
Mass Tourism

Coronavirus: A fresh start for Amsterdam tourism?

The coronavirus has kept the tourists away from Amsterdam. Now that travel restrictions are being relaxed, tourism is to be revived, with more quality and sustainability — a concept that is causing controversy. In the months since the pandemic began, Amsterdam's red-light district has been like a ghost town. The…
bubmag
June 22, 2020
Mass Tourism

Champagne Capital Gets Own Louis Vuitton City Guide

BOTTOMS UP: Shanghai, Venice, Los Angeles, Cape Town — and now Reims. The name of the French city may not ring a bell with international travelers, but on Thursday, it joined the illustrious ranks of destinations featured in the Louis Vuitton City Guide collection. In the heart of the Champagne…
bubmag
June 18, 2020
Mass Tourism

How to See Capri Without Leaving Your Armchair

Capri is having a moment. Long a haunt of artists, intellectuals and jet-setters, the Italian island was due to host Chanel’s 2021 cruise collection in May, although the fashion show ended up being canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Capri is also the topic of the latest edition of Holiday…
bubmag
June 17, 2020