Equalities Bill threatens age-specific holidays

Perrett, Michelle
March 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);3/20/2009, p3
Trade Publication
The article discusses the impact of the proposed Equalities Bill that could come into effect in 2010, in Great Britain. The Bill plans to extend age discrimination regulations to include goods and services. This is stated to mean that services provided by travel agents would be unable to have any age-related restrictions. According to the Association of British Insurers, this could mean disaster as tour operators may be unable to sell insurance due to the extra costs and regulation involved.


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