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Tourists have died taking selfies.

The 13 most horrifying stories of tourists behaving badly over the last decade

It seems like every day comes with a fresh new example of travelers behaving badly. We've rounded up the very worst of the last 10 years.
China will be getting its first Six Flags next year.

10 tourist attractions opening in 2020 that we’re excited for

Here are the biggest museums, tours, and amusement parks opening around the world in 2020.
People sprayed graffiti on a rock in Joshua Tree.

9 ways people ruined nature in 2019

This year, Joshua Tree in California, the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, and Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon in Iceland have all been badly damaged.
Aboriginal elders gather for a ceremony ahead of a permanent ban on climbing Uluru.

Tourist attractions that became obsolete in 2019

These six tourist attractions closed this year — in some cases after more than a century of serving tourists and locals alike.
Dubrovnik, Croatia, has been struggling with overtourism due to its popularity with "Game of Thrones" fans.

The Croatian city featured in ‘Game of Thrones’ is so flooded with tourists that it may ban new restaurants. It’s one of many cities...

A ban on new restaurants could be Dubrovnik's next line of next defense against overtourism caused in large part by "Game of Thrones."
RIP Toys R Us.

9 tourist destinations that became obsolete in the 2010s

Over the last 10 years, we've had to say goodbye to some iconic attractions. Here are nine beloved tourist sites that disappeared in this decade.
An ambulance is seen leaving the Tham Luang Nang Non cave last year, with a boy rescued from inside the flooded cave.

The Thai cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach were trapped for 17 days has now reopened as a tourist attraction

Visitors can now get a sense of the environment where the daring three-day rescue mission to extract the Thai soccer team took place.
These travel destinations are not tourist hotspots yet, but they could be.

26 places most tourists overlook that are worth adding to your bucket list

Some of these countries have been long overlooked by tourists simply because of their location near tourist hot spots.
The Palau Pledge is the only one that is stamped into visitors' passports.

9 places where tourists are so terrible they’re now being asked to sign ‘tourism pledges’ promising they will behave better

It seems like every day comes with a new example of travelers behaving badly. Now, destinations are fighting back by instituting "tourist pledges."
Justin Bieber's music video led to the destruction of a famous canyon in Iceland.

20 places around the world that are being ruined by tourism

From damaging monuments to overcrowding neighborhoods, tourists have caused some serious harm in these popular travel destinations.