‘Tourist saturated’ Lanzarote hints at plan to limit visitors from United Kingdom

The Spanish island of Lanzarote wants fewer British tourists.

The popular holiday destination in the Canary Island has declared itself a “tourist-saturated area” and is now considering ways to limit the number of UK visitors it receives.

The new strategy is a bid to “reduce dependence on the British market”.

More than 50 per cent of visitors to the Island currently come from the United Kingdom. Some of these tourists have a reputation for rowdy behaviour.

Overcrowding is an existential threat to the island, said Lanzarote’s President María Dolores Corujo.

“We are going to continue to promote the debate on the limits to growth even though they try to gag us with the ghost

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