UNWTO handbook helps cities manage impact of overtourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) handbook “Overtourism”? Understanding and managing urban tourism growth beyond perceptions aims to help manage growing urban tourism flows and their impact on cities and residents.The report examines ways to manage tourism in urban destinations to the benefit of visitors and residents alike. It proposes eleven strategies and 68 measures to help understand and manage visitor growth. UNWTO report that was launched in September 2018 at the 7th  UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism in and is now available for download.

The handbook is the result of collaboration between UNWTO, CELTH, Breda University of Applied Sciences, and NHL Stenden ETFI.