Chapter 5: The Socio-Cultural Impacts of Tourism

Is Tourism Killing Venice? (02:57)

This video looks at the problems tourism is causing the residents of Venice

  • How can Doxeys’ irridex, help us understand the views of Venetians towards tourism?


Why Many World Heritage Sites Are At Risk (03:35)

UNESCO designation projects national and cultural treasures – but many are under threat

  • Can the designation as a UNESCO cultural treasure be helpful for a site?


The Importance of Culture in Tourism (04:05)

This video examines the importance of Hawaiian culture embedded in the tourism product

  • Can tourism help to protect local cultures and traditions?