12 November 2012

Reblogged - Tourism in Berlin – Opportunities and Challanges for the City


Tourism in Berlin – Opportunities and Challanges for the City

Reblogged
http://blog.inpolis.com/2012/11/12/tourism-in-berlin-opportunities-and-challanges-for-the-city/

Tourism in Berlin – Opportunities and Challanges for the City

by Ares
by Ares Kalandides
On Saturday 10th November 2012, several Berlin groups of the German Green party organized a one-day conference to talk about tourism and its consequences for Berlin. The context is important: in 2011, before the Berlin elections, there had been several very controversial public discussions on tourism, which were covered by the media (1)(2)(3) and led to a substantial polarization of the discussion. I did not manage to stay for the whole conference, but I was on the initial panel and would like to repeat here what I said: