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Are the world’s top destinations at risk of overtourism?

Pie chart showing small cities at 20.3% share of international travel, medium-sized cities with 43.6% share and large cities with 36.1 % share.
Bar chart showing monthly foreign arrivals of 138 visitors per 100 residents for small city destinations. Described in detail below.
Line chart ranging from a cumulative distribution of 36% of total international arrivals for the 25th ranked destination, to 64% for the 100th ranked destination, and 99% of total international arrivals for the 600th ranked destination.
Table listing examples of destination within the top 100-most visited places based on resident population, ranging from small cities to large cities. Described in detail below.
Bar chart showing monthly foreign arrivals per 100 residents increased from 32 in 2016 to 40 in 2018 in small cities. Described in detail below.
Chart explaining the growth demand versus intensity. Described in detail below.