“Failing infrastructure, overzealous developers, drugs, too many DJs…” Don’t worry. It’s not another Fyre Festival. But it is part of a broader trend. NY Mag: Who Killed Tulum? Greed, gringos, diesel, drugs, shamans, seaweed, and a disco ball in the jungle.

+ Kate Harris in The Walrus: Where Not to Travel in 2019, or Ever. “Done well, tourism focus­ed on local peoples can give them more control over their destiny and widen the hearts and minds of travellers to the wonders and complexities of the world. Done poorly, tribal tourism denies people the dignity of being left alone—denies them, even, recognition as people.”