Air Passenger Duty (APD) Vs. Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) = UK freeze Tax, Moral Victory for the West Indies

The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget announcement that Air Passenger Duty will not rise this year is a small but important victory for the Caribbean.

Studio Caribe TV Internet television from the Caribbean

The Caribbean Tourism Organisation is pleased that the Air Passenger Duty will not rise this year as previously projected, therefore, not increasing the current tax burden on British travellers to the Caribbean. The Chancellor’s statement to his parliament was that the arbitrary nature of the bands “appeared to believe that the Caribbean was further away than California.” But the campaign to fight APD is not over.

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