Parents bemoaning the loss of glamorous hotel stays since the kids came along can experience the best of both worlds at the London Edition
Some destinations will try all manner of gimmicks to lure tourists while others view the never-ending footfall as a scourge. We start our journey with Cambridge, the latest place expressing the wish to exert some form of tourist pest control. With a population of 120,000, the historic East Anglian city is starting to lose patience with the four million-odd visitors who surge in, look at the sights, punt down the river and leave without a backward glance. The former mayor has recommended that a new charge be levied on sights and that 'punting louts' be reprimanded. The city council agrees it needs to protect certain cultural gems, and may possibly create 'no-go' areas for tourists. Call it our inner rebellious teenager, but we like it when a place plays hard to get - read on for 10 others.
Sightseeing: more Cambridge attractions