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Overtourism #5: have Austrian sites become victims of their own success? Part 2

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Published on 18/11/19 - Updated on 09/03/22

Tyrol, Austria

The most pleasant city in the world to live in will continue to fascinate people with its baroque architecture and abundant cultural activity. Vienna is one of the top 10 most visited cities in Europe, alongside major urban tourism destinations such as Paris, London, Barcelona and Berlin. But its success is beginning to worry. In reality, it is mainly smaller destinations such as the birthplace of Mozart, Salzburg, or the alpine village of Hallstatt that feel overcrowded. Hospitality ON assesses the Austrian situation through a comparative analysis of these three case studies. Part 2: The Facts, Figures and the Solutions.

The facts and figures Austria has seen a significant increase in overnight stays over the past ten years. This rise was even faster than the increase in arrivals, meaning that tourists are staying longer in the country. The increase in both overnight stays and arrivals is largely due to foreign...

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