Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Trafalgar chief Tollman calls for action on overtourism

As tourism numbers continue their remorseless growth, Trafalgar chief executive Gavin Tollman argues the trend should be seen as an opportunity, not a threat.

Here he tells Breaking Travel News how careful management of the flow of visitors can create a sustainable future for even the most popular hotspots.

I was deeply disappointed when president Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, recently made good on his threat of closing the island of Boracay to tourists for six months. Until October, the destination will be off limits to all visitors. In the president’s own words, this dream destination has turned into a ‘cesspool’.

What a terr…
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