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Dubrovnik plans to limit cruise ships. Barcelona is planning a new tourism tax. In Venice last month, residents marched through a throng of visitor to protest against uncontrolled tourism. Tourism makes up 12 percent of Spain's economy.Barcelona draws at least 11 million visitors a year and is planning a new tax that will hit cruise ships: 65 euro cents for each visitor staying less than 12 hours. About 750 cruise ships docked at Barcelona last year. Tourist arrivals in Italy rose a modest 1 percent in 2016 to almost 56 million, but hotel stays were up 4.8 percent in the first half of 2017 . More than 5,000 tourists from cruise liners flocked to the walled town in a single day in June on top of thousands vacationing in the city.Croatia overall saw a 10.5 percent jump in tourists last month from a year earlier, tourism association data shows.
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