“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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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