About Paradise Found

No matter our intentions or reasons, the more travellers come, the more the destination changes and often loses its charm. We need to do things differently. Paradise Found is all about responsible travelling. This does not only involve being conscious about environmental sustainability, it also makes you think about supporting the local culture and economy while travelling. 

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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overtourism
Shirley * Paradise Found

Doughnut economics applied to overtourism

The ideas about doughnut economics and sustainability from economist Kate Raworth have been around for a while now, advocating that the economic models we use are outdated and we need a new doughnut-shaped one if we want a more sustainable

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Regulations Airbnb
Shirley * Paradise Found

Regulating Airbnb: the struggle of cities

Cities around the globe are breaking their heads on how to respond to Airbnb and other short-term rental platforms. And even though this player has been in the field for over a decade now, cities are still struggling with the question:

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