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The Mayor Luigi Brugnaro is talking about rethinking life in the historic centre of Venice and there have been discussions about re-populating the city and attracting back artisans. But a controversial plan to impose a tax on day-trippers has been put aside.
Cruise Liners Banned from Venice and then Unbanned …
Death of Venice
Who can now stop the slow death of Venice
Tourism overwhelms vanishing Venice
Venice's vanishing population
Venice world heritage status under threat
Mock funeral for Venice's 'death'
Venice tourism squeezes out residents
Giant cruise ships 'crushing the life out of Venice'
Why I'll boycott Venice if it charges for entry Jackie Bryant Independent 4 May 2017
Why Venice needs to charge entry to its historic city centre. Justin Francis Independent 5 May 2017