New tourist tax will soon make visiting Iceland more expensive

The Nordic country wants to protect its ‘unspoilt nature’ from overtourism with a new nightly fee. Iceland plans to introduce a tourist tax to help protect its unspoilt nature. ADVERTISEMENT The Nordic country has seen a sharp rise in tourists over the past decade. Visitor numbers grew by more than 400 per cent between 2010 […]

Iceland to hike tourism tax to tackle the climate impact of increased travel

Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz Iceland is turning to taxes to reduce the impact exponential growth in tourism has on its pristine wilderness, Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir said. Iceland to hike tourism tax to tackle the climate impact of increased travel (Shutterstock) {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} {{^userSubscribed}} {{/userSubscribed}} “Tourism has really grown exponentially in Iceland […]

Iceland to Hike Tourism Tax to Ease Nature Impact, Premier Says

Iceland is turning to taxes to reduce the impact exponential growth in tourism has on its pristine wilderness, Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir said. “Tourism has really grown exponentially in Iceland in the last decade and that obviously is not just creating effects on the climate,” Jakobsdottir said in an interview with Shery Ahn on Bloomberg […]

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