The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) held a meeting on August 23 with the assessors in charge of tourism and transport in Venice. The main theme of the meeting was to work to improve the lines of communication between the city and the wider … September 7, 2011
Following scenes of protest, walkouts by certain councillors, and ultimately a lack of quorum, the debate and vote on Venice’s proposed accommodation tax was delayed on Monday evening (June 20). Outside the chambers, people held up banners decrying … June 22, 2011
"In order for the city of Rome not to tax Romans, we have decided to tax the tourists," said Councillor Federico Guidi.
On December 2, the Roman authorities confirmed that the “Contributo di Soggiorno” levy will go ahead on January 1, 2011. This … December 6, 2010