TITLE

Rise in visa price will rock inbound tourism

AUTHOR(S)
Huxley, Lucy
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;6/17/2005, Issue 2670, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the effect of the rise in tourist visa prices on inbound tourism in Great Britain. Impact of the government's decision to raise the cost of a tourist visa by 40 percent on would-be tourists; Concern that the move would cause the country to lose significant export revenue as visitors will choose to fly in to other hub cities rather than London, England; Comment of European Tour Operators' Association executive director Tom Jenkins on the move.
ACCESSION #
17489953

 

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