10 Places That Have Been Ruined By Tourism
Tourism is an industry that has allowed billions of people to see parts of the world they might never have seen had it not been for the recent proliferation in cheap airlines and all-inclusive cruise liners. For many countries, tourism is their prized industry, generating billions for the economy every year.
However, some countries have relied on tourism to the point where many of their most popular and breathtaking attractions have been ruined. From Thailand’s backpacking scene to Spain’s overcrowded beaches and influx of badly behaved tourists, tourism, while undoubtedly a wonderful industry, certainly needs to be kept in check if these parts of the world are to remain intact and retain their authenticity.
Here are 10 places that let their tourism industry go too far.