TITLE

Equalities Bill threatens age-specific holidays

AUTHOR(S)
Perrett, Michelle
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);3/20/2009, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
37382279

 

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