The Hawaiian island of Maui has become so overrun with tourists in recent months that its mayor is taking the unusual step of pleading with airlines to fly in fewer people. Photo: Shutterstock
The Hawaiian island of Maui has become so overrun with tourists in recent months that its mayor is taking the unusual step of pleading with airlines to fly in fewer people. Photo: Shutterstock

Maui mayor asks airlines for fewer tourists amid travel boom, as destinations globally face problems caused by Covid shutdowns

  • One of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, the Hawaiian island is struggling with the return of US holidaymakers
  • Meanwhile, in Europe, car rental prices are two or three times higher as demand increases

The Hawaiian island of Maui has become so overrun with tourists in recent months that its mayor is taking the unusual step of pleading with airlines to fly in fewer people. Photo: Shutterstock
The Hawaiian island of Maui has become so overrun with tourists in recent months that its mayor is taking the unusual step of pleading with airlines to fly in fewer people. Photo: Shutterstock
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