The Municipality of Venice has now published the 2020 stamp calendar of the landing contribution rate that will be introduced from the 1st July.
Please find below some updates about different destinations in Europe that will either increase or introduce new tourist taxes from January 2020.
After the increase of the tourist tax for all visitors staying in the city of Amsterdam, the Municipality has now confirmed new regulations for the guided tours within the city centre.
On the 7th November the City Council in Amsterdam has approved the new tourist taxes increase that will be implemented in 2020.
From July 2019, a new phase of Paris municipality’s low emissions plan will be in place.
A few days ago the Council of Rome has approved a new set of rules in the attempt of introducing more “decorum” among both locals and tourists.
On the 2nd of June 2019 an out-of-control cruise ship collided into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Giudecca Canal in Venice, injuring 5 people.
In line with the European Union decision to ban all single use plastic by 2021, the Island of Capri and the city of Sorrento have announced that starting from the 1st of May 2019 the use of plastic bags, cups, utensils, water bottles, straws and even coffee stirrers that are not biodegradable is officially prohibited.
Starting from today, 8th of April, the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) comes into force in central London. It will operate every day of the year, 24 hours a day, within the same area as the Congestion Charge zone.
The City of Rome has finally approved the new plan for the Traffic Zones in the city centre, as anticipated in 2016.