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How popular tourist destinations are dealing with bad behavior

Tribune News Service Logo Tribune News Service | Slide 1 of 12: Travelers love Hawaii. Peru’s Machu Picchu is a heartthrob too. Venice, Italy? Yes, per favore. But our passion for these wonderful places has a downside: too many people visiting, too much wear and tear on the destination. Even worse, some tourists have little or no respect for the places they visit, resulting in damage, offense or even desecration of sacred spaces. Several popular destinations are working to limit tourism damage and also are cracking down on bad behavior.

How popular tourist destinations are dealing with bad behavior

Travelers love Hawaii. Peru’s Machu Picchu is a heartthrob too. Venice, Italy? Yes, per favore. But our passion for these wonderful places has a downside: too many people visiting, too much wear and tear on the destination. Even worse, some tourists have little or no respect for the places they visit, resulting in damage, offense or even desecration of sacred spaces. Several popular destinations are working to limit tourism damage and also are cracking down on bad behavior.
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