With 30 million. visitors a year, has long been filled up with tourists in Venice's narrow streets, canals, and not the least buildings.
the Whole 8000 of the city's apartments have been earmarked precisely for the tourists, while the city's ordinary citizens have had to find other places to settle. But something suggests that it is so small can be changing.
With coronakrisen followed, namely a sudden slowdown in the large number of visitors, and it has boosted a new development: More apartments are now being made available for ordinary italians.
the Development will be welcomed by the organization 90er Genererationen, according to the media working for a small turistafhængigt Venice.
- Before corona, there were 15 apartments in the whole of Venice, citizens could rent. The figures rose continuously in the course of april and may, and now starts to draw a picture of, hundreds of apartments are being pulled out of the tourist market, says Giampietro Gagliardi, who is one of the founders of the 90er Genererationen, to DR.
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Also in the local branch of Italy's lejerorganisation looks like, that the crisis may give place to more ordinary citizens in Venice.
the Hope is that the 4000 turistlejligheder in the future will be pulled out of the market and offered permanent tenants.
- It will be good for the city at all levels, if we get ordinary people back. It will create a city that can live in itself - along with the tourists. But on our terms – not tourists, says deputy permanent secretary Matelda Bottoni to DR.
General features coronakrisen however, hit the townspeople hard. DR writes that the majority of the population is dependent on Venice for many tourists to get the economy to run around, and therefore it will hit them, if in the future there will be less space for the visitors.
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