Instructions: You are required to answer the following questions. You should save your answers in a Word document for submission. Please do not repeat the questions on your answer sheet. Instead, please list the answers numerically/sequentially by simplyutilizing 1, 2, 3, and 4. Each assignment must have a cover page listing your name, the name of the assignment, and the date. The cover page does not count towards the word count. For each assignment, you are expected to answer the assigned questions in your own words. Each assignment paper should be at least 250 words. Papers less than the required 250 words will get zero. This does not mean each question requires a 250-word response; rather, the total number of words for answering the questions must total more than 250 words. An exemplary answer demonstrates comprehension through a complete understanding by translating, interpreting and extrapolation as well as full analysis of the basic information into elements by identifying causes and relationships. 

 Questions/prompts 1. Identification – In both articles, the authors identify and discuss the problems with overtourism and identify a number of causes. Based on these articles and your own research from other sources, address the following prompts: o a) Based on the articles, define “Overtourism”; o b) Is overtourism a legitimate problem/issue facing destination (why or why not – your answer must include facts/figures that demonstrate that “overtourism” exists); o c) based on your research, what are the primary 3-4 reasons for such condition (cite your sources)? 2. Managing – What role do local tourism officials have in managing overtourism and what steps could be taken to affectively deal with overtourism?