Don't visit Etretat, Amsterdam or Cornwall this year. This is the surprising message that the guidebook publisher Fodor's Travel wanted to convey with its anti-guidebook 2023. An initiative that goes against its usual role, attesting to the collective awareness of the consequences that overtourism can have. Indeed, if tourism contributes to the development and economy of a destination, its excess can be less positive in the short and long term.
The publisher emphasises that this "No-List" is neither a boycott nor a ban but rather a "call to travellers to think carefully about the choices we make. We can have a positive impact on the world we love so much". It also adds that "many of the effects of overtourism remain unquantified: stress...
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