Industry chiefs slam rise in APD

May 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);5/29/2009, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that Great Britain's planned rise in the Air Passenger Duty (APD) has been criticized by leaders of the world's travel industry. The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Paulo Nogueira Batista, executive director of the International Monetary Fund have attacked the government over the tax, which will increase substantially on long-haul flights from November, 2009.


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