Bath could become the first UK city to charge tourist tax

The British city of Bath could become the first in the UK to introduce a tourist tax - copying major European destinations such as Paris and Rome.Nearly six million tourists flock to the UNESCO World Heritage city each year in order to visit the famous Roman baths and ancient abbey.But plans have been drawn up to charge hotel guests staying in the city an extra £1 per night, which would generate £2.4million to be put back into the community. The River Avon flows under the Pulteney Bridge...