Managing overtourism in Asia

by Kathy Xu

Tourism is a booming industry and Asia with its scenic spots and exotic allure is a favourite for travellers. But in recent years, concerns that excessive tourism may be the demise of Southeast Asia’s natural wonders have risen.

How will these countries balance between the pursuit of economic growth and the need for environmental protection?

Tourism in Asia
What is overtourism?
How has social media worsened the problem?
How have some governments dealt with this?
Will tourism be managed responsibly in Southeast Asia?
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