“Brexit” is the short word for “British Exit” and since June 2016 it has been used in Europe to refer to the decision made by the UK to leave the European Union following a referendum.
Please take note of the following updates regarding the City Tax in Europe:
- PARIS: Increase of the city tax for all hotel categories
- Palace hotels from €4,40 to €5,00 per person per night
- 5* hotels from €3,30 to €3,75 per person per night
- 4* hotels from €2,53 to €2,88 per person per night
- 3* hotels from €1,65 to €1,88 per person per night
- LISBON: Increase from €1,00 to €2,00 per person per night. It applies to all hotels categories.
- BOLOGNA: Increase from €2,00 to either €3,00 or €4,00 per person per night for all 4* hotels, depending on the room rate including breakfast and excluding VAT.
- MARCON (Venice Area): A new city tax has been introduced from the 1 January 2019, €1,50 per person per night applies on 3*-hotel accommodations and €2,00 on 4*.
Please do not hesitate to contact our offices for more information.
The City of Rome has finally approved the new plan for the Traffic Zones in the city centre, as anticipated in 2016.
Please take note of the following VAT increases effective from January 2019.
The rate of VAT in the Tourism and Hospitality sector raised from 9% to 13.5
The rate of VAT for hotel accommodation, restaurants and domestic passenger transport increased from 6% to 9%
Last September, the Major of Venice announced new measures to tackle the bad behaviour of the tourists visiting the city, which include the ban to sit down in un-designated parts of the centre.