The Global Tourism Backlash

A surge in tourism has led to a backlash in cities where residents feel overrun. How can these cities use tourism to their benefit?

Richard Florida
Aug 14, 2018 · 4 min read
Graffiti on a wall in Malaga, Spain. Photo: Jesus Merida/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

With summer travel season now in high gear, a number of the world’s cities are witnessing a backlash against tourism. Venice, Barcelona, San Sebastián (on the northern coast of Spain), and the island…

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Richard Florida

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Director ofCities, University of Toronto, @MartinProsperiT, Distinguished Fellow, NYU Schack, Founder, @MIAUrbanFuture, Founder & Editor at Large @CityLab.

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