Social media has made a huge impact on the tourism industry. Consumers engage with social networking sites to research trips, make informed decisions about their travels and share their personal experiences of a particular hotel, restaurant or airline. From social sharing sites such as Instagram to crowd-sourced review sites such as TripAdvisor, people are browsing the Internet for travel inspiration and validation from their peers. But have you ever thought of the negative impact created by the same ?
This attractive fishing village on the Italian Riviera has become a real hot point of Instagram. Colored houses right on the water on a background of blue sky - just a dream of social networks. But those who just come to admire the picturesque Portofino will be difficult to move, so as not to get in someone's frame.
2Great Wall, China
The most famous wall in the world has turned into a nightmare. There were always a lot of tourists, but now we need to be very careful and constantly rejected, to avoid the sight of the camera of another person. So it is better to choose less crowded sections of the wall, because its size allows.
3Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Fantastic Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi takes the most controversial of visitors. So, here come the Muslims, to make a kind of pilgrimage. And this is the perfect backdrop for the chic photo shoots in the style of hijab. After all, white columns and a gold ornament - this is the best background. But the fashion for these pictures went from celebrities Thus, Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner was criticized for inappropriate images.
4Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain
Sagrada Familia - the most popular building in Barcelona. In the year it is visited by over 2 million tourists. Can you imagine how many photos made on his background? On the whole of Barcelona, with its quirky streets and crazy architecture of Gaudi and Dali's spirit says that the city is crowded with tourists who are eager to get the perfect shot.
5Pool Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Stretching into the infinity pool at the top of the famous most famous hotel in Singapore has long included in the list of the best pools in the world. To be here and do selfie - a real crime. However, it is quite possible you will have to defend the most part, so that no one extra not hit the shot. Or someone spray.
6Holocaust memorial in Berlin, Germany
Grim and respectful memorial that symbolizes for many Jews tombstones mass graves should terrify people on offense and at least for a fraction of a second to give the visitor to feel fear, loneliness and anxiety. But in recent years the monument was turned into a regular backdrop for fun photos with carefree smiles on their faces. ArtistShahak Shapirathought it was so disgusting that he, selecting photos to social networks, carried them to the concentration camps pictures.
7Machu Picchu, Peru
People just love to sit on the background of the Inca citadel in the Peruvian Andes. The flow of tourists is so huge that it has a bad effect on the state of the city of ancient America. Since 2011, these territories can visit only 2,500 people a day, but it's still a lot of UNESCO demands to reduce the number to 800 tourists.
8Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy
All visitors of the famous Italian monument constantly pass by hundreds and hundreds of people trying to capture the perfect shot, "Look at me, I lift the Leaning Tower of Pisa!". And all this is for social networking. It does not matter how many people have such a picture, everyone still wants to have this famous frame to itself.
9The Little Mermaid in Copenhagen, Denmark
Bronze sculptor Edvarda Eriksena, depicting a favorite heroine of children's fairy tale by Andersen, is set near the water on the waterfront langelinie in Copenhagen. At the height it is only 1.25 meters, but, despite its small size, landmark is constantly subjected to raids of hunters for the best photos. And attacks by vandals (last month it twice spilled paint). By the way, fans selfie is not frightening, apparently to impress themselves on the background izrisoval mermaid - a way to add pictures of originality.
Blue roof, white walls and a beautiful turquoise sea in the distance can not be confused with any other place in the world. And this is one of the most popular decorations in instamire. And it's very sad: Santorini authorities even had to impose restrictions on the entry of tourists. So, in 2015, the island received about 800 thousand tourists per season. Because of this heavenly place is simply overflowing with people and traffic on the roads is difficult. Since last year, the island can take no more than 8000 people a day.