Machu Picchu, in Peru, is off limits to tourists because of the Covid-19 pandemic, giving authorities time to adapt and move towards more responsible tourism. Other destinations are thinking along the same lines, but for some tourist-dependent cities, life without a return to mass tourism is unthinkable. Photo: NurPhoto via Getty Images Machu Picchu, in Peru, is off limits to tourists because of the Covid-19 pandemic, giving authorities time to adapt and move towards more responsible tourism. Other destinations are thinking along the same lines, but for some tourist-dependent cities, life without a return to mass tourism is unthinkable. Photo: NurPhoto via Getty Images
Machu Picchu, in Peru, is off limits to tourists because of the Covid-19 pandemic, giving authorities time to adapt and move towards more responsible tourism. Other destinations are thinking along the same lines, but for some tourist-dependent cities, life without a return to mass tourism is unthinkable. Photo: NurPhoto via Getty Images

Tourism after Covid-19: more exclusive, more responsible, more expensive? It’s too early to write off a mass tourism rebound

  • With Machu Picchu, in Peru, currently inaccessible, authorities are planning to direct tourists to natural sites such as nearby waterfalls when they return to see the ancient wonder
  • Officials in Dubrovnik, Croatia, will try to attract tourists to places outside the walls of the medieval city. But Venice and Barcelona want the crowds back

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Machu Picchu, in Peru, is off limits to tourists because of the Covid-19 pandemic, giving authorities time to adapt and move towards more responsible tourism. Other destinations are thinking along the same lines, but for some tourist-dependent cities, life without a return to mass tourism is unthinkable. Photo: NurPhoto via Getty Images Machu Picchu, in Peru, is off limits to tourists because of the Covid-19 pandemic, giving authorities time to adapt and move towards more responsible tourism. Other destinations are thinking along the same lines, but for some tourist-dependent cities, life without a return to mass tourism is unthinkable. Photo: NurPhoto via Getty Images
Machu Picchu, in Peru, is off limits to tourists because of the Covid-19 pandemic, giving authorities time to adapt and move towards more responsible tourism. Other destinations are thinking along the same lines, but for some tourist-dependent cities, life without a return to mass tourism is unthinkable. Photo: NurPhoto via Getty Images
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