Editorial View: Government must get serious to save tourism industry
It’s time to consider the nuclear option of cutting the sector’s 13.5 per cent Vat rate to save jobs and businesses
As the country battles with new surges of Covid-19, the government must respond in a targeted manner to protect the sectors most affected.
The figures reported on the front page of today’s Business Post, showing that 88 per cent of hotel rooms are predicted to be empty in November, are the latest in the stark warnings about the perilous state of the hospitality and tourism industries. Without a tailored response, these empty rooms will lead...
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