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“Recipe for disaster”: Startling photo of Mount Everest traffic jam goes viral

If there was ever an extreme example of overtourism, then this is it.

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International airport to be built “right on top” of world-famous tourist attraction

If you’re a travel professional and doing all you can to avoid the dangers of overtourism like the plague, you might want to sit down while reading this.

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“Undertourism is the new overtourism”, Intrepid claims

Had you tipped ‘overtourism’ to be the biggest buzzword of 2019? Well, according to Intrepid, you could not be more wrong.

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STUDY: The unsettling truths about how Aussies travel

by Ali Coulton

A new study, accompanied by a three-part documentary, has revealed the impacts of bucket-list and “Insta inspo” travel. But there’s hope! Read more to find out what you can do to travel better.

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Bali to introduce entry tax for tourists

This news has inspired us to impose a similar system in the Travel Weekly office. You’ll now need to bring us a box of cupcakes if you want to get through the door.

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Amsterdam launches new campaign to ban excessive “puking” partiers

A Dutch politician has slammed partying tourists in Amsterdam, calling to ban their “puking’ behaviour. We’re not 100 per cent sure what puking behaviour is exactly, but it doesn’t sound inviting.

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Destinations you have to visit before they get overcrowded

Planning a holiday? Look no further than these lesser-known, less crowded destinations. And if you’re not planning a holiday, you can just enjoy looking at the pictures.

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Industry expert’s warning: We need to act fast on overtourism

by Tammy Marshall

It’s the buzzword on everyone’s lips, but what’s the best way to manage overtourism without having too big an impact on the industry? Tammy Marshall offers her two cents.

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Intrepid counters overtourism with ‘Not Hot List’

Being big fans of personal space and not having armpits and umbrellas in our face, we’re very supportive of these suggestions.

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RESEARCH: Many European cities don’t want tourism caps

New research shows many cities suffering from ‘overtourism’ don’t want caps in place. The only cap we want this morning involves three shots of coffee and five sugars.

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Intrepid is fighting overtourism with Adventurous Alternatives

Sick of battling through the crowds? Check out these spectacular alternatives that are putting the adventure back into adventure travel.

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Watch: Intrepid launches inaugural Adventure Travel Index

Fancy a movie on hump day? Look no further folks! Although to waste the whole day you’ll have to watch it on repeat.

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