OPINION

Limits on tourism

Before it was decided by justice, it was dictated by logic: A destination cannot undergo urban development or increase tourism facilities to the point of destruction – residential and environmental.

The local communities of the country’s islands must be the first to embrace the rule of carrying capacity, which was set as a limit by Greece’s top administrative court, the Council of State.

They should not give in to quick profit, which causes permanent and irreparable damage.