In post-pandemic Europe the topic of 'overtourism' is back on the policy agenda of many cities, towns and villages. How to deal with the negative effects of tourism on places and people? This edited volume brings together inspiring perspectives and detailed case studies from all over Europe to better understand the phenomenon of overtourism. Based on the challenges lying ahead, the book makes a call for tourism policies that are more balanced and argues for more interdisciplinary research.
Gert-Jan Hospers is based at Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Sebastian Amrhein is based at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Kleve, Germany.