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Research Insight

overtourism - dispersal
Shirley * Paradise Found

Is dispersal the solution to overtourism?

The dispersal of tourists as a strategy against (potential) overtourism is something that more and more destinations are implementing. But how effective are these strategies in practice? And what does it do to the places tourists are dispersed to? The

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Travel Experience

visit rural Spain
Shirley * Paradise Found

Be a responsible traveller and visit… rural Spain

In an era of overtourism, many destinations are suffering from selfie-taking crowds waiting in line for that one insta-worthy shot. Even though these destinations cannot bear any more visitors, the posts on social media keep on drawing more crowds. At

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