Could this unspoilt archipelago become an unlikely overtourism battleground?

Could this unspoilt archipelago become an unlikely overtourism battleground?

Most people would struggle to locate it on the map, but the remote Faroe Islands is embarking on an ambitious tourism strategy that some fear could threaten the archipelago’s wildlife and culture.

It includes the introduction, from July 1, of flights to Paris (CDG) by Atlantic Airways, the Faroes’ national airline, and plans to use a newly acquired Airbus 320neo (arriving in March) to fly to New York (Newark). Atlantic’s three existing jets already connect the Faroes to Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Bergen, Reykjavik and Barcelona. Furthermore, as of this month Atlantic flights will operate on a code-share basis with KLM, making connections from the Dutch airline’s route network available on one ticket….

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