Tourism officials in Aruba took notice when cruise traffic dipped last year, but then they spotted something remarkable: total tourism revenue was up. Maybe it’s not a coincidence. The cruise lines want local governments to welcome them with open arms (and often build them new cruise terminals). And to do that they need to demonstrate […]
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Held in a new state-of-the-art gallery, the British Museum’s exhibition, Vikings: Life and Legend, was meant to consolidate the museum’s reputation as one of the most innovative and forward-thinking in the world. Instead that reputation has been severely dented as disgruntled visitors take to social media to complain about long queues and massive overcrowding. I […]
The thing about most overcrowded destination is that they don’t think they’re overcrowded. And that’s because, in most cases, for about 275 days of the year, they aren’t. The crowds appear during a few months of peak season and perhaps even then only a few hours of the day. From the perspective of those who […]
Airlines know how many passengers they can hold. So do hotels. How about your city… how many visitors can you comfortably hold? And the key word is “comfortably”– so that they’re not complaining about overcrowding, wilting in long lines, or pushing the limits of the staff at various attractions and restaurants. Not sure? Then how […]