French Minister Decries Planned Tourist Tax Hike (2)

ABC news.com 2014.06.29 17:22
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has blasted plans to raise by more than five times hotel taxes paid by tourists, saying the move would be dangerous for tourism and France's stumbling economy. Lawmakers from Fabius' Socialist Party initiated two increases in the tourist tax, passed last week in parliament's lower chamber. If confirmed by the Senate, they could force tourists to spend up to eight
TOURISM, LAURENT, HOTEL, TAX, LAWMAKER, PROMOTION, France