Friday, 19 June 2020

The trampling of Venice shows why tourism must change after Covid-19 | Neal E Robbins

Coronavirus has given hotspots like the besieged Italian port breathing space – and a vision of a new, greener kind of tourism

Before Covid-19, the tourist industry was the largest employer by sector on the planet, giving work to one in every 11 people. And when the emergency ends, it will surely resurge – but should it return in the way it was before? Maybe now, finally, is a good time to rethink what tourism should be.

Related: Sinking city: how Venice is managing Europe's worst tourism crisis

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via Italy holidays | The Guardian

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