Category: Destinations

Swiss village mulls Venice-style entry fee for car visitors

Lauterbrunnen is a bucolic mountain village set in the natural scenic splendour of the Alps. Visitors now come in their droves, and the 2,400-resident-strong hamlet is struggling to cope.

Rising demand for female tour guides faces barriers in Jordan

‘Islam does not have to limit you’: Meet the female guides changing the face of tourism in Jordan.

Ibiza and Mallorca implement new laws, shifting away from ‘sun, sex, and sangria’ tourism

Fed up with rowdy, drunk tourists, the local government of Spain’s Balearic Islands has brought in strict new alcohol bans.

Venice’s new tourist tax amid evasion, confusion, and protests

Many Venice residents have criticised the entry ticket as ineffective in controlling visitor numbers while condemning the city council for overlooking critical issues such as housing.

Croatia aiming to become Europe’s most sustainable travel destination

Despite the challenge she had ahead of her, she has put a focus on not only rebuilding the Balkan country’s battered tourism industry but on making Croatia a touchstone for sustainable travel.

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