A protester wears a T-shirt with a slogan reading “La Barceloneta neighbourhood is not for sale” and a sticker saying “Tourist go home! You are destroying our neighbourhood” during a demonstration against mass tourism in Barcelona. Overtourism is in focus at Madrid’s Fitur travel fair this week. Photo: AFP

‘Too much tourism’ on agenda at Madrid travel fair, amid a search for solutions

  • Benefits of tourism have to flow to communities to make rising global travel sustainable, holiday companies say
  • Fair includes discussions on responsible tourism and showcases examples of destinations that have found solutions to overcrowding
Topic |   Tourism

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A protester wears a T-shirt with a slogan reading “La Barceloneta neighbourhood is not for sale” and a sticker saying “Tourist go home! You are destroying our neighbourhood” during a demonstration against mass tourism in Barcelona. Overtourism is in focus at Madrid’s Fitur travel fair this week. Photo: AFP
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