Cruises & Overtourism: Alexis’ Keynote during the Hamburg Cruise Days Business Deck Event

The overtourism phenomenon (or better collection of phenomena) is not new. The externalities of tourism have been extensively researched since the 70s!!! Nevertheless – and sadly enough – it has required a media-hype and a catchy term for those to be perceived as attention-worthy by the tourism and cruise sector. Perhaps the tourism and cruise […]

Cruises and Emissions… The Real Question is Simple!

Cruise-Ship-Industry.com – Citation: “In absolute terms, the report said that Spain, Italy and Greece, closely followed by France and Norway, are the European countries most exposed to SOx air pollution from cruise vessels, while Barcelona, Palma (Maj) and Venice are the most impacted European port cities, followed by Civitavecchia and Southampton. These countries are more […]

New publications on cruise tourism

The cruise sector in general and its future in particular are becoming increasingly a ‘news-opera’, with a particular focus on emissions and overtourism. A number of developments in the area, as well as a number of facts are often lost in the discussion. Check out my two newly-published papers in the ‘Tourism Review‘: Cruise Tourism […]

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