Tim Fairhurst on tax and tourism: A destination management problem?
Tim Fairhurst is ETOA’s Director of Policy. In this piece he shares his thoughts on the impact of city taxes on the appeal of destinations, with examples from Venice and Edinburgh. He highlights the need for adequate notice to be given to operators of any tax increases, and calls for the revenues generated to be re-invested in the services tourists use.
This forms part of ETOA’s work on tourist tax rates