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Will coronavirus change tourism in Europe’s hotspot cities?

PARIS/BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From Venice to Barcelona, Europe’s top tourist destinations are bracing for their worst ever summer as they emerge from lockdown, but many residents are delighted to have a break from the hordes of visitors that now blight their home cities. “We need to put the…
bubmag
June 11, 2020
Mass Tourism

Will coronavirus change tourism in Europe’s hotspot cities?

PARIS/BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From Venice to Barcelona, Europe’s top tourist destinations are bracing for their worst ever summer as they emerge from lockdown, but many residents are delighted to have a break from the hordes of visitors that now blight their home cities. “We need to put the…
bubmag
June 11, 2020
Mass Tourism

TAT outlines the realities of Covid-19 travel

TAT outlines the realities of Covid-19 travel published : 11 Jun 2020 at 16:34 The Tourism Authority of Thailand has formulated a strategy to support domestic tourism first and learn from the experience, as it eases into the challenge of bringing back international travellers. In a TAT 'backgrounder' feature posted…
bubmag
June 11, 2020
Mass Tourism

Cambodians Reclaim Angkor Wat as Global Lockdowns Continue to Bite

ASEAN Beat | Society | Southeast Asia At Cambodia’s crown jewel, there’s “not a single selfie stick in sight” as tourists evaporate amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This article is freeThe Diplomat has removed paywall restrictions on our coverage of the COVID–19 crisis.Monks make their way toward Angkor Wat, bereft of tourists. Credit: Luke HuntThere…
bubmag
June 9, 2020
Mass Tourism

Photo essay: Kyoto without tourists

Travel How the ancient capital looks without its crowds Kinkakuji, otherwise known as the Temple of the Golden Pavilion, was made a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1994 and attracts over 5 million visitors per year. The current pavilion dates to 1955 after the original was burned down by a…
bubmag
June 6, 2020
Mass Tourism

Barcelona locals reclaim city from tourists during pandemic

By Joseph WilsonThe Associated PressThu., June 4, 2020timer4 min. readBARCELONA, Spain - For florist Laura Gómez and many other Barcelona residents, the COVID-19 pandemic has one silver lining, amid all the death and suffering.For the first time in decades, locals won’t feel outnumbered by the throngs of foreign visitors that…
bubmag
June 4, 2020