UNESCO warns European cities: tackle overtourism or face wider protests

UNESCO warns European cities: tackle overtourism or face wider protests

European cities are on alert: if the negative impacts of mass tourism on residents are not addressed, there is a risk of widespread protests, a UNESCO official warns. “The situation is becoming increasingly tense,” said Peter Debrine, Senior Project Officer for Sustainable Tourism at UNESCO. “Public pressure for change is crucial because these are elected…

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Burberry stumbles as profit warning triggers stock plunge, CEO resigns

Burberry stumbles as profit warning triggers stock plunge, CEO resigns

Luxury fashion house Burberry faces turbulence after a disappointing first quarter. The company’s shares fell 11% in early trading on Monday following a series of announcements, including a profit warning, CEO replacement and dividend suspension. Financial outlook bleak Burberry painted a bleak picture of its near-term future. Citing a deepening sales slowdown, the company warned…

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