Mayors from around the world come together for combating mass tourism

Travel and Tour World | April 08, 2019

With important cities struggling to tackle the challenges of mass tourism, mayors from around the world came together in Lisbon and adopted a declaration meant for ensuring the growing sector becomes beneficial for both visitors and locals in the same way. Mayors and vice-mayors from 16 cities including Lisbon, Barcelona, Paris, Sao Paulo and Seoul vowed to place sustainability at the center of the tourism industry by using new technologies to build “cities for all”.The declaration comes at a time when low-cost airlines have created tourism booms in many leading cities; however, it is also at the same time when locals have been driven out because of increasing house prices due to short-term rentals. To quote Zurab Pololikashvili, the Secretary General of the UNWTO, “We truly believe innovation can lead to many solutions to problematic issues in urban tourism development.”

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