Taylor, Ian
July 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);7/24/2009, p19
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the effects of increase in Air Travel Organizers' Licensing (ATOL) Protection Contribution (APC) on the travel industry in Great Britain. From October 2009, APC will increase from 1 to 2.5 pound and it will cost additional 30 million pounds a year. It is still not clear that this burden will be passed to the customers or the tour operators will withdraw some of their packages from ATOL protection.


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