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Turkey introduces new tourist tax
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Turkey introduces new tourist tax

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a law according to which tourists to Turkey will have to pay a new ... Read More

Tourism promotion and hotel tax: Is that an oxymoron?
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Tourism promotion and hotel tax: Is that an oxymoron?

editor editor- October 24, 2019

Adding a hotel tax onto bills seems to be the way to go if funding is needed for tourism promotion. ... Read More

Chicago sets new tourism record with over 57.6 million visitors in 2018
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Chicago sets new tourism record with over 57.6 million visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that the city set a new tourism record, welcoming more than 57.6 million visitors ... Read More

Tourism is killing Venice and the city is fighting back
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Tourism is killing Venice and the city is fighting back

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

Tourism is killing Venice. And the city is fighting back with the plan to curtail the most pesky and least ... Read More

French government considers again tourism as a cash cow
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French government considers again tourism as a cash cow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 9, 2011

PARIS, France (eTN) - As the French economy is bracing for weak growth or even a recession, the government is ... Read More

Hotel tax vote in Venice postponed
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Hotel tax vote in Venice postponed

editor editor- June 23, 2011

Following scenes of protest, walkouts by certain councillors, and ultimately a lack of quorum, the debate and vote on Venice’s ... Read More

European Tour Operators Association asks where hotel tax dollars will go
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European Tour Operators Association asks where hotel tax dollars will go

editor editor- May 25, 2011

Various hotel associations and other representatives of the travel industry were told in a special meeting yesterday with city authorities ... Read More

ETOA sends open letter to Rome authorities about hotel tax
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ETOA sends open letter to Rome authorities about hotel tax

editor editor- November 5, 2010

European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has sent an open letter to the Rome authorities asking them to reconsider a planned ... Read More

Tour operators condemn Cologne’s spontaneous culture tax
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Tour operators condemn Cologne’s spontaneous culture tax

editor editor- October 5, 2010

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) has condemned the Cologne City Council over the introduction of a new tax. Read More

Hawaii State Senator Fred Hemmings: “My response is it’s absolute lunacy”
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Hawaii State Senator Fred Hemmings: “My response is it’s absolute lunacy”

editor editor- April 24, 2009

The House and Senate passed the law that raises the accommodations tax on tourists. On average it would mean visitors ... Read More

Miami-Dade hotel taxes could fund tourism police
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Miami-Dade hotel taxes could fund tourism police

editor editor- March 20, 2009

Hotel taxes would pay for new tourism police in Miami-Dade County under a proposal that has drawn the ire of ... Read More