Reimagining the $9 trillion tourism economy—what will it take?
Hey everyone, I recently read an article that McKinsey published on the future or the tourism industry following this
Venice’s tourist tax introduced
Tourists now face an extra fee to stay overnight in the Italian city of Venice (pictured right) after a controversial new tax was launched last week.
The levy will be charged according to the hotel’s star rating. Travellers staying at a three-star hotel will have to pay ¤3 (£2.66) per person on top of the price of their room, while those staying at a five-star hotel will have to fork out ¤5 (£4.44) extra each.
Happily, anyone staying in youth hostels will be exempt from paying the tax.
The fee will help maintain cultural heritage sites and public services.
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