'Increasing APD is wrong,' says UNWTO

July 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);7/17/2009, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that international tourism leaders have expressed disbelief at the rise in Air Passenger Duty (APD) due in November 2009. United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Taleb Rifai told that the whole world is complaining about the rise. He also said that he cannot understand why the British government would deprive the poorest countries by deterring visitors.


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