With a Covid-era ban now in place, this seemingly banal item has unexpectedly become one of Spain’s most notable and high-profile cultural victims of the pandemic to date.
In normal years, the events industry pumps millions of dollars into local economies. Now empty hotels and convention centres are an epicentre for lost jobs and revenue.
This young activist believes that historic preservation shouldn't get in the way of making cities safer.
For cities and towns that recently worried about overtourism, the coronavirus pandemic brought a serious shock to the system.