New Zealand announced that it will impose a special tax on foreign tourists to finance the development of its infrastructures, in a context of tourism boom in the country. The number of tourists who have visited this country of 4.5 million inhabitants increased by one third in the last three years, 3.8 million visitors in the last 12 months counted (from April 2017 to April 2018). “This rapid growth has consequences for the costs and availability of public infrastructure,” explained the Minister of Tourism.

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