The amount of tourists has created a mass tourism industry in the island, which has created wealth but not without a cost: water shortages, lost ownership of the land, misuse of the water sources and money flow to abroad. As the number of arriving tourists is rising so is the severity of the problems. In this blog there are some issues to worry about but also some solutions on how to tackle them.
When we finally arrive in our dream holiday destination, instead of pristine landscapes, we too often find ourselves crammed with other tourists. Our dream destination isn’t just ours – there are hundreds of thousands who share the same itinerary. And that is not our dream. Oh, why can’t we all have a local friend showing us around?