Author Topic: Barcelona Targets Cruise Ships in Its Latest Fight With Tourists  (Read 90 times)

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"Barcelona has long struggled with the pressures of over-tourism, and cruise ships are particularly resented. In 2019, the city suffered the highest levels of pollution from mega-ships emitting sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides of any European port. Their passengers, meanwhile, arrive in large groups that cause spikes in congestion while contributing relatively less to the economy because they don’t pay for accommodation and often only visit briefly.  "

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-20/barcelona-targets-cruise-ships-in-latest-fight-with-tourists-heading-to-spain