Hoteliers back CARICOM chairman on UK Air Passenger Tax
NEW YORK, July 22, CMC – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has thrown its support behind Caribbean Community (CARICOM) chairman, St. Lucia Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony, on the controversial United Kingdom's Air Passenger Duty (APD).
Anthony has written Britain’s Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne complaining that the tax has detrimental effects on the entire Caribbean.
“The CHTA welcomes the news that Prime Minister Anthony has written to the British chancellor about the negative impact of APD on the Caribbean,” said CHTA President Richard Doumeng, in a statement.
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