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The international aviation industry has come out against a proposed tourist levy saying airlines should not be saddled with the extra costs involved in collecting it.

The Japanese government is moving toward preparations to enact an “exit tax” on people leaving Japan starting in fiscal 2019, the first new national tax in 27 years.

Britons planning a trip to Saint Lucia are facing a sharp increase in the cost of flights after the Caribbean island announced a hike in airport taxes.

The National Governors’ Association is considering the possibility of asking the government to specify an accommodation tax as a levy under the local tax law, its president, Keiji Yamada, said during a recent interview.

The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) has argued that a proposal to use the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) to help finance the Government’s tax-relief plan was unworkable.