Tourism Law may change again

Government has proposed several amendments to the Tourism Act. An amendment bill to achieve the changes is now in parliament. After preliminary debate, the bill is now in committee stage – waiting to be reviewed in detail.  If these changes are accepted, and the bill is ultimately adopted, that would be the 11th Amendment to the …

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Airport Tax Changes 1 January

HAPPY NEW YEAR [Key words – travel – tax – passengers – international travel – airport] On 1 January 2022, three major changes will come into effect for passengers departing Velana International Airport: firstly, the Airport Service Charge will be discontinued; secondly, the rate for Airport Development Fee will be increased; and thirdly, a Departure …

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