Venice, which receives 20 million tourists a year, has been transformed by tourism. Photo: Reuters Venice, which receives 20 million tourists a year, has been transformed by tourism. Photo: Reuters
Venice, which receives 20 million tourists a year, has been transformed by tourism. Photo: Reuters

The rise of the tourist hordes

Elizabeth Becker says the global passion for travel today is threatening to overwhelm - and destroy - that which attracted us in the first place

Venice, which receives 20 million tourists a year, has been transformed by tourism. Photo: Reuters Venice, which receives 20 million tourists a year, has been transformed by tourism. Photo: Reuters
Venice, which receives 20 million tourists a year, has been transformed by tourism. Photo: Reuters
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