Last updated: 09:31 AM ET, Wed June 07 2017 How Do American Locals Actually Feel About Tourists? Impacting Travel Gabe Zaldivar June 07, 2017 PHOTO: How do locals really view tourists? (photo via Flickr/ zoetnet ) Tourists are the best or the absolute worst. When it comes to tweeting out something about non-locals, there is little middle ground. Charter service Stratos Jet Charters, Inc. unveiled its social media study where it examined over 62,000 tweets from January 1-December 31, 2016.