Travel in trouble | 2

… second in a series on mass tourism H erding. It’s the only word for the gangs of mute tourists meandering around in red hats, or sporting yellow badges, or chasing blue flags held aloft by multilingual guides wearing headsets connected to portable speakers....

Travel in trouble | 1

… the problem S omething is wrong with tourism. There are too many people trying to visit too few attractions. Some of the most beautiful places on the planet, destinations that represent the pinnacle of human achievement and thought, have been turned into...

Navigating the crush

… finding a lonely planet U ntil Hoi Polloi is built and based on the stunning silence in response to my manufactured authenticity concept, it might be awhile until you can visit a new Venice staffed by friendly folk from the Maldives, you can avoid the crowds...

Travel in trouble | a solution

Mass tourism – part 3  [part 1 here | part 2 here] Here’s my modest proposal that allows us to cherish the precious places of the world, yet ensure tourism revenue continues to create the vertically integrated employment integral to swaths of locales around the...