"climate villain or big inkomstbringare? Mass tourism both gives and takes. In order to mitigate tourism's negative impacts and strengthen the city's tourism industry to the scottish city of Edinburgh politicians to impose a tax on tourism, writes the newspaper The Independent."
"If it becomes a reality, the visitors are forced to pay two pounds per day for up to a week during their stay in the city."
"Edinburgh is the first in the Uk to propose a tourist tax would be added on top of the cost of accommodation, such as hotel stay."
"the Tax is expected to give the tourism industry more than 14 million pounds, almost 170 million extra each year. The decision has wide support – when the city's inhabitants had to feel to if the tax was 91 percent of the 2,500 who responded positive."
"Over four million tourists visit Edinburgh every year. Previously, inter alia, Venice, Italy, introduced a similar fee."