Overbooked by Elizabeth Becker
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“A meticulously reported and often disturbing expose of the travel industry”—The New York Times

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Travel Weekly

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How hard will the coronavirus hit the travel industry?

Conde Nast Traveler names Elizabeth Becker one of the people changing how we travel
Conde Nest

Arctic crush: Norway combats overtourism
Travel Weekly

My appearance on BBC World News discussing runaway tourism.

Overtourism Expert Elizabeth Becker on Airbnb, Costa Rica, and the Romance of Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Tourism takeover: Chinese travelers changing the industry
Travel Weekly

Sustainable Canada: Tackling overtourism: Travel Weekly
Travel Weekly

Only governments can stem the tide of tourism sweeping the globe
The Guardian

Barcelona: Taming tourism
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Bordeaux: Tourism’s gold standard: Travel Weekly
Travel Weekly

What I learned from my ‘Overbooked’ promotion tour
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Cruise Ships Are Unregulated Trouble on the High Seas
The New York Times

El turismo es un asunto de democracia
El Pais

The Revolt Against Tourism
The New York Times

Tourist Trap: The Risks and Rewards of the Global Travel Industry

Cruise Ships Are Unregulated Trouble on the High Seas
The New York Times

Destination Nowhere: The Dark Side of the Cruise Industry
The Saturday Evening Post

13 Big Questions on the Future of Travel
Intelligent Travel – Quote by Elizabeth Becker

Millions travel the world, seeking the sacred
The Washington Post

The Big Idea: How Tourism Can Destroy the Places We Love
The Daily Beast
Foreign travel has doubled in less than 20 years, but Overbooked author Elizabeth Becker says our summer trips are destroying the places we most love—like Venice, Cambodia, and the Taj Mahal.

‘Overbooked’: Elizabeth Becker on the Business of Travel
Knowledge @ Wharton
In this interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Becker discusses the role that both individuals and countries must play as the tourism industry undergoes significant change. OVERBOOKED is now on the recommended reading list of some Wharton alumni clubs around the world.

Is Tourism the Most Destructive Enterprise?
Tourism explodes with globalization, enriching lives but destroying nature and culture
YaleGlobal, April, 23 2013

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Few U.S. secretaries of state have reached the iconic stature of Hillary Rodham Clinton. She leaves that office after four years with her rock-star status solidified and the informal title of the most famous woman in the world…

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