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The Philippines' most famous resort island, Boracay, will reopen Friday after a six-month cleanup intended to fix the damage done by unrestrained mass tourism.Tourist stays on the island, believed to have been settled by the Rapa Nui people around the 12th century, were cut from 90 days to 30, after the population along with the crime rate doubled in a few decades.Venice and Florence, ItalyVenice authorities are testing a system that forces visitors to make a reservation if they want to go to Saint Mark's Square during peak hours.They are also fining tourists 500 euros ($585) for bathing or having picnics in the city's famous canals.About 5,000 tourists a day had arrived by boat to the beach, framed by limestone cliffs, which was made famous by the 2000 film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
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