Venice opens control room that tracks where EVERY tourist is from and where they visit

Venice opens control room that tracks where EVERY tourist is from and where they visit

Venice has started to count the numbers of visitors to the historic city as well as tapping into their mobile phone signals to find out which country they are from and where they visit in a bid to cut the massive congestion in its tourist hotspots. The city's authorities are now able to track every single one of its 30 million visitors a year with its new €3million (£2.7million) state-of-the-art control room. The Smart Control Room, fitted with screens with images and data coming live from Venice, is able to track the number of tourists in the city - but …
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