Overbooked by Elizabeth Becker
"As Elizabeth Becker observes in "Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism," her meticulously reported and often disturbing exposé of the travel industry, the world has gotten smaller − but not often for the better. A former..." READ MORE
—New York Times


Interview with PBS’ Margaret Warner

Amazon just named Overbooked one of the best nonfiction books of the year – number 15 out of 20

OVERBOOKED – Television Videos
Part 1 | Part 2

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Talk on Tourism
presented by Johnson & Wales Academic Centennial Speaker Series and Blackstone Valley Tourism Council
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 – 7:00
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"Required reading for anyone interested in the future of travel" -- Arthur Frommer

About the Author

Elizabeth BeckerElizabeth Becker has reported on international and national affairs as a correspondent at the New York Times and the Washington Post and was the senior foreign editor of National Public Radio. She is the author of the classic WHEN THE WAR WAS OVER, a history of the Khmer Rouge and modern Cambodia.



“Elizabeth Becker has found a giant gap in journalistic coverage and stepped squarely into the middle of it. Even though it’s under our noses,  beneath our feet, even in our happier dreams, rarely has the investigative story she recounts in her new book previously received the coverage it deserves: The rampant growth of travel and tourism.”— NationalGeographic.com

"Becker writes history as history should be written"—The Financial Times